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Kentaro and Peta Ikeda are a husband and wife team working out of Trawalla and Lismore Primary Schools in Western Victoria. Peta is a fully qualified Japanese LOTE teacher with five years experience teaching in Japan and is also an experienced Foundation-6  teacher.  Kentaro is a Japanese national who now lives permanently in Australia. They are both experienced in using blended learning technologies to teach Japanese and are currently teaching 13 schools via VC across Victoria, New South Wales and Canberra.

Peta was the winner of the Blended Learning Excellence award at the 2013 Perfecting the Blend conference held at Federation Square, Melbourne. DEECD have also documented their program due to it’s popularity and the link for this can be found below.

Peta and Ken pride themselves on providing engaging lessons which get students up and moving while also making meaningful connections with the language and culture of Japan.

Please click the links below.

Far Reaching Lessons- Trawalla Primary School

Language provision to Primary Schools

Excellence Awards

 Contact Information:

If you would like more information about our program please contact us.

Peta Ikeda.  tracey.peta.p@edumail.vic.gov.au

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