OUR SENIOR TEAM
Kristine Papadopoulos, Director
Kristine has been working in the area of education and international student support services in Australian Universities for over 20 years and has a keen interest in supporting and maximising the potential of youth in our society.
Trained in Mental Health First Aid, and with significant academic research and insight into societal and organisational Sociology, Kristine mentors Primary, Secondary and Tertiary students on how to approch their studies; on academic ethics; on home-sickness; on social needs and on integration to a Western lifestyle. As well as running weekly tutorials, Kristine also runs courses for Asian managers who are deployed in the corporate sector in Melbourne.
George Mimigiannis, Business Development & Operations Manager
George has been involved in the area of language learning acquisition for over 25 years having taught IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge certificates and English for Business throughout Australia, Europe and China. As the previously appointed Operational Manager and Head of Department at the Language Centre of Holmesglen Institute, George has extensive experience in staffing, business and personal development.
With keen interests in supporting staff and the expectations of students and parents alike, George is responsible for recruiting, inducting and mentoring new staff, as well as facilitating workshops about innovative tutorial skills and the application of new learning technologies. George also runs IELTS preparatory intensive workshops.