Kaylee Appleyard

2018
Finalist
Northern Territory

Diploma of Training Design and Development

Teaching the teachers is a skill Kaylee revels in as she works towards becoming a leading force for change in the childcare industry.

Kaylee has completed both Certificate III and Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care whilst working in a childcare centre in the Northern Territory. She educated a diverse range of children including defence and Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander families. Kaylee also took on many leadership roles, including Room Leader, Educational Leader and Assistant Centre Manager.

To further her knowledge in training Kaylee undertook a Diploma in Training Design and Development, which she completed this year. She hopes to train future educators in the Northern Territory to facilitate the needs of all children in their care.

Kaylee now teaches Certificate III and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care students the skills and knowledge required to make a difference in children’s lives. She also assists educators in remote communities across the Northern Territory.

Kaylee is a passionate believer in making the lives of children better. She also subscribes to the old adage ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try again’.