The Western Australian Association of Teachers of Italian Inc.

PO Box 92 North Perth WA 6906


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  • Student Exchanges

    WAATI has been organising student exchanges since 1982 when just one student from Perth spent the Christmas holidays in Italy!

  • Voluntary, not-for-profit association

    WAATI is a voluntary, not-for-profit association affiliated with the Modern Language Teachers Association of WA (MLTAWA) and the Australian Federation of Associations of Modern Languages (AFMLTA).

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    • Italian Exchange Students 2015.
    • Sending orientation 2015.
    • Italian exchange student arrival and orientation 2015.



The Western Australian Association of Teachers of Italian Inc. (WAATI) is the professional body for teachers of Italian in this state. We provide a common voice for language educators in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions from all systems and sectors in Western Australia on state and national issues and a vehicle for professional learning and […]

Current news

Please welcome your new committee President – Eliza Knapman, Immediate Past President – Lynne Rockliffe, Vice President – Alessandra Hardwick, Secretary – Paula O’Donnell,  Treasurer – Maria Lo Presti, Exchange Coordinator – Fulvia Valvasori and  General Committee – Mimma Harrison, Laura Bava, Colleen Barclay, Federica Verdina, Denisse Scassera and Matt Fasalas