Learning Support Teacher & Head of Year 9
Diana Carter was educated at Flinders University in South Australia and graduated with a Bachelor of Special Education and a Diploma of Teaching. She specializes in working with students with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. She also has had vast experience in working with students who have special needs in mainstream settings.
Her previous position of 15 years was as Head of Learning Support in a secondary college in Adelaide, South Australia, which catered for many mainstreamed students who required extra support. During her time at this school she was also a Head of House and a Home Group teacher of students in Years 10 to 12.
Diana aims to provide alternative strategies and approaches to learning that support the student to achieve to his/her highest potential. She believes in creating a wrap around approach, working with the student, parents and teachers to gain successful educational outcomes.
This is Diana's first international teaching post. Her husband, Paul Carter, is also at Dulwich College teaching EAL in the Senior School. Both are looking forward to experiencing life in China as well as some international travel. They have three adult children who are studying and working in Australia. In her spare time Diana enjoys the ocean, cycling, walking, reading and music.