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Staff Spotlight: John Higgins

Staff Spotlight: John Higgins

ELC Senior Teacher

Originally from Scotland, John travelled around the world as a tour guide for several years and graduated with a bachelor in Education before coming to Australia 15 years ago. Originally from Scotland, John travelled around the world as a tour guide for several years and graduated with a bachelor in Education before coming to Australia 15 years ago.

John joined ELC in 2011. He started as a part-time teacher but his role quickly progressed, becoming a senior teacher five years ago.

During his time at ELC, John has provided invaluable support to hundreds of students and teachers. He is an outstanding teacher and mentor, and he always cheers everyone up with his positive attitude and great sense of humour.

Latest achievement: Winning a chess game against a much stronger opponent.

Proud moment: The birth of my baby boy three years ago, and training a group of teachers in China through the ELC training program.

Currently on his desk: Four different types of tea, which the students enjoy during counselling.

Special moments: Seeing my students graduate after working so hard throughout the course.