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Merryn Whitfield from Bald Face PS, Blakehurst 

Merryn is passionate about engaging students in their learning and making it relevant for them. She’s also passionate about incorporating digital tools into her teaching. From her perspective, it is all about the learning.

Merryn has been teaching since 1995 in a number of NSW public schools. She’s a graduate certificate in TESOL and has taught as a specialist EALD teacher for many years. Currently Merryn is a Stage 2 teacher on Year 4. She’s currently a classroom teacher, and has had roles as relieving Assistant Principal at her current school.

Merryn is an educational blogger, involving the parents of her students in their learning as well as her wider school community. Her current class blog is