Year 3 & 4 Learning Team

Mr Duncan Lawler

Years 3 and 4  Executive Teacher

I have been a teacher for over 30 years. I have taught from Preschool through to Year 6 and am passionate about literacy and early years education.  Outside of school I am a keen gardener, enjoy going to the gym, riding my bike, love fishing and eating out. As team leader for Year 3/4 I am looking forward to working with students and their families.

Duncan Lawler

Email: Duncan.Lawler@ed.act.edu.au

Ms Wen Liu

3 MIP - Mandarin Teacher

I’m from Renqiu in northern China, two hours drive from Beijing. I have been teaching at Mawson for 7 years on a range of grades as a bilingual teacher.  During the holidays I enjoy camping with my family and friends, learning to play my violin, watching TV and reading. I love all types of cuisines particularly, Chinese Sichuan cuisine, Indian, Japanese and Vietnamese food, just to name a few.

Wen Liu

Email: Wenyan.Liu@ed.act.edu.au

Mr Bright Lai

3 MIP - English Teacher

My name is Bright Lai and I am originally from Taiwan. I am always excited when I start with a new class. I have recently completed a half marathon on the Kowen Trail and aim to run a marathon on road sometime this year. I love to fill the classroom with my students' amazing work and celebrate their achievements.  My hobbies include sport  such as running and badminton, as well as listening to music/audiobooks and meditation.

Bright Lai

Email: Bright.Lai@ed.act.edu.au

Mr Timothy Yap

3Y

I am highly passionate about supporting students through their primary school journey. My interests are sports, reading, animals, gardening and spending time down the coast.

Timothy Yap

Email: Timothy.Yap@ed.act.edu.au

Mr Peter Tsirimokos

3T

I’m looking forward to sharing many learning experiences with my students. Some of my hobbies are cooking, going for walks and bouldering.

Peter Tsirimokos

Email: Peter.Tsirimokos@ed.act.edu.au

Mrs Leanne Harrigan

4H

I have been teaching for about 20 years. I lead a busy life with a husband, 3 children and a dog. I have taught all years from Kinder to year 6. I love to teach the students become independent critical thinkers of the future. I like cooking, yoga, reading and walking the dog.

Leanne Harrigan

Email: Leanne.Harrigan@ed.act.edu.au  

Mrs Amy Mann

4 MIP - Mandarin Teacher

My name is Lixue Mann. I have 10 years of experience in early childhood education, as well as teaching Mandarin in a Canberra language school. I always love a good movie and enjoy many outdoors activities, such as trekking, camping, visiting a beach or kayaking in nearby lakes. Being bilingual, I am passionate about Mawson’s Mandarin Immersion Program. I am eager to share my experiences, learn and grow with my year four classes this year.

Amy Mann

Email: Lixue.Mann@ed.act.edu.au

Mrs Fiona Stevenson

4 MIP -  English Teacher

I have been teaching for over 29 years! I love the cultural diversity of our school and enjoy learning about our world from my students and their families.  I am married and we are blessed with three adult children, a Border Collie, a Mini Foxie and two cats. I love to read, kayak, 4WD, fish and go camping.

Fiona Stevenson

Email: Fiona.Stevenson@ed.act.edu.au