Lynette currently works as an independent EAL/D and literacy consultant and is based in Queensland, Australia. Her career spans over 24 years as an EAL teacher, advisor and consultant, having worked in primary and secondary schools as well as specialist EAL centres in the public education system. Most of her work centres on devising, planning, and implementing quality literacy professional development programs for educators, with a special focus on the language needs of second language learners and the development of whole school approaches to the support of EAL learners. Her interest lies in the important role of the explicit teaching of language across all curriculum areas for all students, both English speaking and second language learners.
Lynette joined the Lexis team in 2017 as an international tutor trainer of the four Lexis courses: How Language Works (HLW); Teaching in English in multilingual classrooms (TEMC); 3L: Language and literacy for learning (3L); Teaching young children in English in multilingual contexts (TYCEMC).