Hilary is the HOD of Languages at Waimea College in Nelson. Waimea College is a co-ed school of over 1,500 students from Year 9-13. Hilary has a strong languages department and is enjoying the growth of student numbers in the French classroom & also in Japanese. Hilary enjoys the dynamic environment of the languages classroom, encouraging students to really use the language they are learning & find ways of making it work for them. She loves to share resources and always makes time to give helpful advice and guidance to her French teaching colleagues around New Zealand. You will recognise Hilary by her passion for everything French and life in general as well as her supportive and encouraging nature.
Hilary leads Waimea College in their Shared Histories project with Lycée Val de Seine, Rouen and is working closely with one of her students Abigail Marshall who is a Young Ambassador for 2016 and about to represent us in France.
Should you find yourself in Nelson or want to contact Hilary for more information about how she has been so successful in growing French at Waimea don't hesitate to send her an email at hilary.dejoux@waimea.