Dear Families and Children,

I am very honoured to start this new journey together in 2024 and I would like to thank the Doveton College team for welcoming me into their big family.

Since my career in the Early Childhood sector began in 2012, I’ve become increasingly passionate and committed to quality child education and care.

I was born and raised in Italy, in the land of ‘Reggio Emilia Education’. This is an inclusive, village-style approach that engages children, parents, and the community in the learning process. I believe each child is unique. There is no framed structure or method when it comes to children. While you are working and connecting with each one of them, you are opening a new world of possibilities!

Children gain confidence and skills while they build relationships with their peers and educators. Children who attend early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings are more likely to transition to schools smoothly and be equipped with future life skills.

Teaching is one of the most direct ways to make an impact. If you are driven by the desire to help those around you, being a teacher is an invaluable contribution. My favorite thing about education is to contribute to the community in a meaningful way.

My tertiary qualifications are from Australia and Italy and include a Bachelor of Early Childhood; Diploma and Certificate III in ECEC; Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; Diploma of Quality Auditing and Human Resources; a Bachelor of Art and Philosophy and a Diploma in Socio-Pedagogic.

In my spare time, I love to cook (being Italian this is natural!), act and theatre, and enjoy time with friends and family. I also have a passion to convey my knowledge to aspiring Early Childhood educators.

I am looking forward to connecting with all the families and children at Doveton College Early Learning Centre.

Warm Regards

Serena Zito

Serena Zito
Serena ZitoEarly Learning Centre Director