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Christina Remshardt

2017WebsiteChristina

Deputy Principal, Specialist Teacher and DSD Teacher

At the DSM since: 2013

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"...are the wonderful students and teachers at the DSM. They all contribute to the great atmosphere at the school and are the fascinating proof of how well the bilingual model at the DSM works."

 

Lidija Tkalcec

2017WebsiteLidija

Classroom Teacher of the Quokka Class (Foundation Year)

At the DSM since: 2015

What I particularly like about the DSM is:

"...that there is a community at the school that is passionate about languages and bilingual education and how naturally the students acquire languages and learn about two cultures at the same time."

 

Tanja Matthias

2017WebsiteTanja

Classroom Teacher of the Bat Class (Foundation Year)

At the DSM since: 2017

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"A very meaningful pastime is to teach little people writing, reading, and even the German language."

 

Leon Gabler

2017WebsiteLeon

Classroom Teacher of the Wombat Class (Year 2)

At the DSM since: 2013

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"...is that the DSM creates an environment which gives the children the security and confidence to be part of two cultures and facilitates the ability in every child to embrace and acquire two languages at the same time."

 

Mandana Vogt

2017WebsiteMandana

Classroom Teacher of the Echidna Class (Year 1)

At the DSM since: 2015

What I particularly like about the DSM is:

"...is the wonderful diversity of students and the enthusiastic colleagues who are a pleasure to work with every day. I am proud to be part of a community in which we all share and live two cultures."

 

Lars Nonn

2017WebsiteLars

Classroom Teacher of the Dingo Class (Year 3 and 4)

At the DSM since: 2017

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"Things are learned with lots of fun in a bilingual environment. This fact and the lived diversity prevents boredom."

 

Mary Gallivan

2017WebsiteMary

Classroom Teacher of the Shark Class (Year 5 and 6)

At the DSM since: 2011

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"...is the open and friendly atmosphere amongst students and the whole school community."

 

Alanna King

2017WebsiteAlanna

Specialist Teacher (French, English)

At the DSM since: 2016

What I particularly like about the DSM:

".... the ease with which students transition between the two languages and cultures. Naturally, they speak to teachers in their language of instruction, but it is not uncommon to see friends switching fluently between German and English on the playground as well."

 

Pia Demasi

2017WebsitePia

Specialist Teacher (German)

At the DSM since: 2017

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"...that the students work, learn and play together in mixed year level settings whenever possible. I am fascinated how this creates a unique and vibrant atmosphere in which the students acquire language naturally and how it forms a positive attitude towards learning.."

 

Jonathan Goodwin

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Specialist Teacher English (Year 2, 3 and 4)

At the DSM since: 2017

What I particularly like about the DSM:

"The sense of community involvement and camaraderie between students, teachers and parents. The bilingual nature of the school promotes the school's unique, positive learning environment, which provides the children a chance to learn about the cultural aspects of Germany and Australia as well as the languages."

 

 

Jasmine Chan

2017WebsiteJasmine

Specialist Teacher (English)

At the DSM since: 2014

What I particularly like about the DSM is:

"...the way that students here feel a strong sense of belonging. I am proud to be part of a team that works hard to make personalised learning a reality for every child."

 

Support the school!

DSM is a not-for-profit association based on a strong membership. Members support the school by electing or being elected to the school board and participating in various school working groups. Members can also use the German/English library of Deutsche Schule Melbourne. Annual membership fees are $27.50 for one person or $55 for the whole family. You can find the application form here.

Sponsorship

Organisations can support the school directly by entering a sponsorship agreement.

For further details please contact the Business Manager Barbara Walsh ().

Donations

Deutsche Schule Melbourne operates the following gift funds that can accept your kind donations:

All donations over $2 are tax- deductible.