WHO WE ARE

"Building foundations for life" 

Yurrandaali Education works primarily with teachers and school students to motivate and provide tools to deal with life’s challenges. We understand that life can sometimes be overwhelming and, without access to the right information, some obstacles can appear insurmountable. We aim to provide solutions to some of the common issues that teachers and students face, inside and outside the classroom. We believe that everyone can achieve greatness if they have access to the right knowledge and opportunities.

THE TEAM

Course Facilitators

Joseph Moore

Joseph is a Kamilaroi man with a background in working with high school students and communities to increase positive learning outcomes. His unique relational approach has seen many students benefit in both their academic and personal lives, and has made Joseph a sought after mentor, lecturer and researcher. He guest-lectures at Sydney University, has presented at the annual Successful Learning Conference, and continues to assist with research projects affiliated with Sydney University and Australian Catholic University.

 

Michelle Swan

An autistic mother of 6 in a neurodiverse household, experienced in mentoring, community building and advocacy, having worked in education settings, and with degrees in teaching and psychology, Michelle is uniquely experienced to provide professional development in the area of neurodiversity. Michelle writes and speaks on a variety of topics, including neurodiversity, identity, autism, self-discovery and self-care, human rights, injustice, inclusion, parenting, and advocacy. Visit Michelle's website.

 

Dr Criss Moore

With a Bachelor of Education, Primary (Hons), and a PHD in the Philosophy of Education, Criss has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share. She has extensive experience in working with teachers to deliver specialised knowledge for teaching reading and other support needs in schools. Criss also lectures and tutors pre-service teachers at Sydney University, and has given several presentations at international conferences.

 

Administration

Lisa Moore

As the main administrator of the business, Lisa is your first point of contact for all enquiries and bookings. With 10+ years’ experience in business administration, she remains passionate about her role as she manages an expanding team and client base.