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As part of our World Teachers’ Day celebrations across Queensland. We spoke to three diverse teachers from across the state about their love of teaching and the many different opportunities that teaching provides them.


Vanessa Stevens

Vanessa Stevens has 35 years experience in the education sector. She is lead principal at Tagai State College in the Torres Strait. She supervises five remote island campuses, and coaches and mentors teaching principals.

Dionne Julliard


Dionne Juillard is head of curriculum (teaching and learning) and a teacher at Queensland independent school, Brisbane Christian College. She is the school’s first accredited Lead Teacher and has more than 10 years teaching experience.


Daniel Allen

Daniel Allen is an early career music teacher at Padua College and is passionate about music—creating good music and creating better musicians.