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On 9 August 2014 Melbourne lost a vital and engaging ELT professional with the passing of Judith Boileau. Over many years Judith taught students with unfailing enthusiasm and dedication and later, as a teacher trainer, also inspired newcomers to English teaching.
Judith was involved in the CELTA program at Holmes College from its early stages. Over the years she became the driving force of the program, assisting and supporting trainees by her example of student-centred teaching, her work ethic and professionalism, and the courtesy and kindness she showed in her dealings with students and colleagues. Monitoring such courses around Australia and
In her long and fortunate marriage to Sir Guy, his military career took them to postings in places here and abroad. For Judith, education was not only about language teaching – one of her proudest achievements was helping women in PNG improve the quality of nutrition for their infants through guidance in breastfeeding. Another lifelong passion was Sacré Coeur, her alma mater, where her organising skills and hard work have helped generations of young women. needs of theirlearners. beyond, Judith worked to maintain standards while offering encouragement. And for many a CELTA graduate, Judith continued as an understanding mentor in their teaching, in classroom management, in selecting resources, in interviewing, in teacher training, in focussing on the
As her health declined, Judith remained fully engaged with her beloved family and friends. She is fondly remembered as an educator of unstinting effort, decency and dignity.
Judith Boileau 1939-2014