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Sydney Morning Herald

Saturday February 5, 2011

KELLIE MORLE

Head teacher, heavy vehicles and plant mechanics, TAFE NSW Western InstituteDescribe your current job.I manage the staff in my faculty, teach and run the heavy-vehicle section.Last lesson you taught?Turbochargers and forced induction for a second-year class of heavy-vehicle road transport mechanics.Who was your favourite teacher and why?Those who have been approachable.What's the best teaching advice you've ever received?Never think you know everything. If you go into a classroom and you perceive yourself as better than the students they pick up on it.Most memorable moment in your career?A couple of students have worked in the industry, had a passion and then come back as teachers, the full circle.What's the best thing about your job?Seeing students graduate. They walk in with no knowledge and they walk out three years later as a skilled [person].

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