Crystle Challinger

2018
Winner
Western Australia

Crystle has been a Performing Arts Teacher for 15 years and for seven of those years has been a trainer in the creative industries sector.

The Canning Vale College teacher champions VET programs for secondary students throughout Western Australia and has been heavily involved in training other VET school based trainers.

Crystle taught other teachers about using virtual and augmented reality programs to engage students creatively.

As an Indigenous Australian, Crystle believes in providing structured alternatives to traditional learning to meet the individual needs of the student. She feels students learn best when they are comfortable expressing their ideas and can demonstrate their culture, abilities and interests.

Crystle has worked in the creative arts industry for 21 years and continues to be heavily involved in some of Perth’s most prominent arts events, always expanding her knowledge of industry and training practices.