Our Teachers

Teachers at Centre of Italian Studies are amongst the best in Australia: our criteria make sure they are not only educative, but also fun and entertaining.


” My surname is “Lavagna” which means “blackboard”…my destiny was to be a teacher!”
City: Novara
Hobbies: Dancing, going to the gym, recycling, painting and cooking delicious vegetarian dishes.
Italian Singer: Neffa
Italian Series: La mafia uccide solo d’estate


“I’m on a journey to discover what I don’t know yet, following my passions… Always sipping a nice glass of wine.”
City: Roma
Hobbies: Play backgammon and watch the “Magggica” playing (aka AS Roma)
Italian Band: Latte e i suoi derivati
Italian Movie: Il sorpasso


“My life is defined by my passions: classical music, Jewish and Balcanic cultures”
City: Trieste
Hobbies: Read a book and go to the cinema
Italian Singer: Vinicio Capossela
Italian Movie: I soliti ignoti


“My family and my friends are the most important things in my life, but there should always a little bit of fun.”
City: Potenza
Hobbies: I like to run, go to the theatre and to the cinema with friends, and to go to holidays with my family.
Italian Authors: Pirandello e Goldoni
Italian Movie: Perfetti Sconosciuti


City: Melbourne
Hobbies: Read
Italian Song: Nel blu dipinto di blu
Italian series: Montalbano