About Us

Benvenuto! Welcome to Italian Project

Italian Project is an innovative language tutoring service for Melbourne.
Our aim is teaching Italian language in an engaging way and making it accessible to everyone.
Our team of experienced native Italian tutors provides one-on-one lessons or small group lessons at a convenient location for the student.

Let us bring the Italian language to you!

We customise our lessons based on your interests, needs and location to make it easy for you to learn.
The luxury of having your own tutor will make you learn fast, effectively and will provide a true Italian experience.
Start speaking and practicing from lesson 1 with our signature method!

Our Keys to Success


We are passionate, creative, caring and encouraging


Honesty, reliability, punctuality and professionalism


We make learning Italian interesting and fun


We support and look after our students and tutors

Meet the Team

Meet our fantastic tutors

GiuliaFounder and Director
Giulia was born in Pescara (centre of Italy), she is an enthusiastic, creative and cheerful teacher with more than 5 years’ experience in teaching Italian as a second language. She currently works full-time as a private teacher and tutor of Italian language. She also has 3 years’ experience as Italian teacher for preschoolers. Giulia holds a Master degree in Psychology of Communication (Padua University, 110/110 and honours) and a Certificate III in Children’s services (JTI, Melbourne). Giulia is a language passionate and has an acting affair with theatre started at the age of 12. She also loves yoga, movies, nature, her family and Italy!
Valeria was born in Andria, in sunny Puglia (South-East of Italy), she has a strong passion for art, foreign languages, books and travelling the world. She speaks Italian, Spanish, English, Portuguese and a bit of French and she considers herself an interesting and friendly person with a big imagination and curiosity. Valeria graduated in Foreign Languages and Cultural Mediation and earned a Master’s degree in Specialised Translation at the University of Bologna. In Melbourne she worked at the Italian newspaper Il Globo and as an Italian teacher in a number of schools (CIS, Language Matters, Wesley College, Carey Baptist Grammar and Studio Italiano).
Cristina was born in Reggio Calabria (South of Italy), she is a friendly and easygoing girl and she loves kids. She studied foreign languages and she speaks Italian, English, French and some German. During her long job career she has also been a pre-school assistant for kids from 3 to 5 years old. Cristina is very accurate, she has a strong attention to details and people’s needs and she is very determined in achieving objectives. She is a caring mum and she loves reading books and listening to music. Her maxim is: “semper ad maiora” (pursuit of excellence).
Giovanna was born in Taranto (South-East of Italy), she is a sociable and friendly girl that loves children. Giovanna holds a Master degree in Child Psychology (Chieti-Pescara University, Italy) and a PhD in Psychoanalytic Psychoterapy (A.R.I.R.I Bari, Italy). In Italy she worked as a psychologist for people with learning disorders. She also has 2 years’ experience as early childhood teacher. Giovanna is a very passionate teacher, caring about every individual needs. She loves jogging in the park and reading books.
Virginia was born in Venezia (North-East of Italy), she is a keen and caring teacher of Italian in the dynamic bilingual community of Brunswick South Primary School. Virginia holds a Master Degree in Language Sciences, specializing in Language Teaching (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice) with a focus on French language. She also holds CEDILS (Certification in teaching Italian as a foreign language). After having completed her placement teaching Italian in Paris and Geneva, she decided to come to Melbourne to enjoy working in Primary Education. Virginia’s interests beside language teaching are constant learning, discovering cultural events in the City and being surrounded by nature.
Caterina was born in Turin (North-West Italy). She is a patient and dedicated teacher who loves sharing her passion for languages. Caterina holds a Master Degree in Political and International Sciences (Turin University) and a Certificate III in Education (Melbourne). She has recently specialised in a program that strengthens weak cognitive brain functions and delivers it in a Primary School in Glen Iris. She developed her teaching skills while working as a private Italian tutor both in Italy and in Melbourne. Caterina loves travelling, discovering foreign cultures and reading.
Giulia P.
Giulia P.Tutor
Giulia was born in Trento (North–East of Italy), she is an enjoyable and outgoing girl. She has a two years’ experience as Italian teacher for an Elementary school in Italy, she also has an extensive experience with private lessons for high school and university students. Teaching is her passion, she is specialised in children between the age of 7 and 13. She has a genuine interest in the Italian language learning process, she loves learning and exploring. Giulia has the ability to capture people’s attention, establish clear objectives for each lesson and achieve the goals planned ahead. She is very dynamic and her favourite sports are hiking in summer and skiing in winter. Her motto is: “Never stop learning and improve yourself!”.
Marika was born in Calabria (South of Italy), she is a qualified teacher of Italian and foreign languages (English and German) with over twelve years of extensive experience at the Italian Public School. She also worked as a private tutor of Italian language in the Netherlands and in Australia. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Languages and Modern Literature (University of Messina), a Master’s Degree in Didactics of English Language (Tor Vergata University, Rome) and The DITALS certification for teaching Italian to foreigners. Marika is very passionate about education and coaching, always engaged in continuous learning to broaden her knowledge and experience, she is committed to support the growth of every student according to age, aptitude and interests. She likes spending her spare time reading, cooking, travelling and enjoying time with her family.
Lorenzo was born and grew up in the magical city of Venice (North East of Italy). After studying ancient Greek and Latin languages he spent time travelling around Europe and during his working holidays experiences he started teaching Italian lessons. Back in Italy he helped primary and secondary school children with their Italian studies and found it very enjoyable and rewarding. Lorenzo has a positive attitude, always happy when meeting new people and trying new experiences, he is a sports lover with a huge passion for rugby union and he also loves hiking and camping.
Alessia M.
Alessia M.Tutor
Alessia was born in Udine (North of Italy). She holds a Bachelor degree in Primary Education Sciences (University of Udine). In Italy she worked as an assistant in a Montessory kindergarten. Since in Melbourne she has been working as an Italian early childhood teacher for Minitalia Lab. Alessia is a very passionate and enthusiastic teacher, she loves yoga, meditation, travelling and discovering new cultures.
Roberta was born near Naples, in the lovely region of Campania. She studied Foreign Language and Modern Literature in Naples (L’Orientale University) and in Lisbon where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Linguistic and Translation. While studying Roberta used to teach Italian and Portuguese to university students. She speaks Italian, English, Portuguese and some Spanish. She is currently studying to get her Naati certification and working as a freelance translator and interpreter. In her spare time Roberta loves art and culture, riding her bike, going for long walks and enjoying delicious meals with friends.
Simona was born in Lombardia (North of Italy), she is friendly, easygoing, sociable and always smiling. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Tourism, Marketing and Management and the CEDILS (Certification in teaching Italian as a foreign language). She speaks Italian, Arabic, Spanish, English, French and a bit of German. She has a great passion for teaching and years of experience teaching Italian through private lessons. Simona’s interests beside language teaching are discovering foreign cultures, travelling, dogs and reading books about psychology. She loves martial arts and trying food of different cuisines.

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