Ricki-lee Berhardt-Turpin is a creative industries, live production and services teacher who is committed to engaging students in learning. Ricki-lee works diligently to build relationships with local businesses in order to offer extensive industry experience to her students. Tailoring her teaching to suit each individual’s needs, Ricki-lee instils valuable skills and professionalism in all her students. This has resulted in a 100 per cent completion rate.
Through upcycling and recycling materials and equipment and developing partnerships with local industry professionals, her students benefit from real life experience. Ricki-lee is focused on bringing the creative industries out of the cities and onto the coast, inviting specialists in to her classroom and challenging her students to get involved in community events.
She is a leader in her field and her innovative approach to learning demonstrates a life-long passion for education.