LOTE - Noongar

Noongar at Wellard Primary School

Next term we welcome our new LOTE Teacher, Mr Dylan Collard!!!!

Mr Collard is a Wadjak and Ballardong Noongar man and has lived in many places throughout Noongar boodja (country). He is passionate about learning and sharing his language and culture and ensuring this language which has been spoken on this land for over 60,000 years continues to be spoken in the future.

Mr Collard is looking forward to commencing as Noongar language teacher at Wellard Primary School. He is a qualified Noongar language teacher, and he has been teaching Noongar for two years. He is also a qualified English and Humanities and Social Sciences Teacher.

Mr Collard also volunteers with Yelakitj Moort Noongar Association with his Aunty Marie Taylor within the broader community. He is a passionate Dockers supporter and loves gardening and camping.

Mr Collard looks forward to joining and connecting with the Wellard community.