Matt believes that learning is a lifelong journey and applies this philosophy when teaching his hospitality and tourism students at TasTAFE. Matt maintains active industry knowledge and experience to provide a contemporary connection to industry for his students. He also oversees the teams that compete in WorldSkills 2022, Nestle Golden Chef and Australian Culinary Foundation competitions. Matt fosters a love of learning within his students and encourages them to extend themselves. Matt helped his students establish a market garden and business to grow and sell herbs, connecting with the building and facilities students to construct the garden beds and structures.