Educational Leader, Goodstart Early Learning
After studying Bachelor of Arts in Film at Berkeley, Gabriella Calvo studied a BA in Early Childhood Teaching at RMIT. Ever since, she has been working as a teacher in a variety of capacities, from being a supervisor and implementing programs in after school hours care, to working as an educator in a variety of age groups.
Additionally, she has worked as an educational leader for the past two years as well as a Victorian Institute of Teaching mentor. In these roles, she mentors other educators to set goals and continuously challenge themselves to keep learning about best practice, current theories and research in education. She is also passionate about inclusive practice within the education sector and continuing to find research which revolves around genuinely putting the child first. She is continuously inspired by her creative background - by fresh perspectives and new ways of doing, thinking and being.