Kate has just arrived from Devon where she headed up the county EAL Advisory team for 16 years. Originally from Ireland Kate has over 30 years of teaching and management experience. She has worked both abroad and in the UK teaching to all ages and levels and has a particular interest in teaching students with literacy, emotional and behavioural issues. She has worked extensively with refugee families and designed courses and programs for refugees for the Department of Education. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, trekking and travelling to new places in her camper van.