Welcome to WAATI ~ Western Australian Association for Teachers of Italian

Congratulazioni a Maria LoPresti


Congratulations to Maria Lo Presti who has been awarded the 2021 Patji-Dawes Award in the Individual category for her dedication to language education and Italian teaching. Maria has made a tremendous impact to Language teaching over her 30+ years and was deservedly nominated by her colleagues and previous students. You can read more about Maria’s award and amazing contribution to teaching here.


Upcoming WAATI Events

Primary Competition- Fammi un Poster Due date is end of Term 2

Year 12 Oral Practice Day ~ Saturday 11th September

Year 11 Immersion Day– Sunday 31st October

WAATI Annual Pranzo ~ Save the date 13th November

Siamo qui! ~ The WAATI committee are here to provide support for all its members. Please get in touch if you seek advice or guidance in curriculum, classroom or resources. If you’d like to be a presenter at a future Professional Learning, we look forward to hearing from you too.

Si è tenuta lo scorso sabato, 3 aprile, la prima riunione del WAATI Assistenti Linguistici Program (Virtual Mode) per il Term 2/2021. 16 assistenti e 12 scuole parteciperanno al programma della WAATI. Alla riunione hanno partecipato i sedici assistenti, la coordinatrice del programma Laura Bava, il Console d’Italia a Perth Dr Nicolo’ Costantini, e la segretaria della WAATI Megan Delport. Auguriamo a tutti loro un in bocca al lupo per il secondo term scolastico nelle classi d’italiano qui nel Western Australia 🇦🇺🇮🇹 Bravissimi e complimenti!!!🇮🇹

Laura Bava- WAATI President


Read about some of the Languages Week activities held by our members schools here
Ready for the adventure of a lifetime ~ Dec 2019
Fulvia Valvasori (Exchange Coordinator) and Eliza Knapman (2018-2019 President) escort a very excited group of WA students to Italy.

Highlights of the 2019/2020 Scambio in Italia for WA students

Read about students experiences here

Last modified: June 14, 2021