Catherine Perri, an Australian native with Italian heritage, left a promising career with the Australian Tax Department and moved to Italy in 1986. She married soon after and started a family. Catherine was fortunate enough to be able to take time away from work to raise her three wonderful children. Once they were in school, she quickly resumed her professional path and specialized in teaching. She is a natural teacher and it shows. She is kind, caring, precise and encouraging. She has taught in many European Union projects and regular courses in local schools.
She has years of experience in exam preparation and is also a certified English language examiner. She excelled quickly while teaching in both private and public schools in Italy as well as teaching online. She has extensive experience teaching both undergraduates and graduate level university courses at Calabria University (UNICAL) and Dante Alighieri University. She absolutely enjoys challenges and deep diving into new projects and life experiences. She is resourceful, exuberant and energetic. Students old and new are captivated by her enthusiasm and support.
She currently employs her skills in many areas. She collaborates with national and international government bodies performing tasks ranging from translations, interpreter services, transcription services, and cultural preparation.
She is an educational coach and guides students through the educational process. She is a motivated speaker and a professional teacher’s coach . She helps other teachers get up to speed on new procedures and best practices. She delights in the success of others.
Catherine’s keen eye for detail helps her when editing academic and scientific papers.
Her stunning personality shines when she is giving courses on CLIL, Coaching and Mentoring, Presentation skills, Business English, Motivational speaking or Academic English. She works with proven methods and injects professionalism in everything she does. In fact, her teaching philosophy is that every successful lesson should be interactive, communicative, educational and fun.