Andrew has been teaching for over 20 years in nearly all states and territories of Australia and in Indonesia and the UK. He has had experience in teaching English as a Second Language, living and working in Indigenous Communities, Indonesian, Physical Education, Gifted and talented, Special needs and alot more. His passion has always been to create a space for children to shine their own brilliance, often in self-directed, inquiry investigative learning ( sometimes through running small businesses) around their interests and passions. He has recently for 12 years integrating yoga and last 3 years mindfulness.
He was inspired to write, illustrate and Publish his first children’s rhyming book.(Sept, 2015) ‘ A Wise Apple Tree Helps Me- Top Tips for Wise Kids around the themes of mindset, mindfulness, positive psychology, resilience +.
The book has inspired him to create ‘The Wise Kids Hero Quest 1 and 2’ program as part of inspiring children to practise following and persisting in achieving their hearts desires whilst enjoying the journey of self-discovery on the way.
He is currently in the process finishing his second book on emotions and feelings, ‘ A Wise Water World Inspires Me’ – Top tips for Wise Kids . This will be the second book in the 7 book Wise Kids Series.
‘The Shooting Star’ a younger children’s book, a facilitators guide to the first book and many other books are in the pipelines. His dream is to write for 6 months and travel , serve and share the other six months.
He is in the process of forming an on line school to share nationally and internationally The ‘Wise Kids Hero Quest’ and more. Any helpful suggestions are always welcome. Looking forward to connecting and meeting with you.