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 10 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 children aged 0 to 5. Giulia holds a master’s degree in Psychology of Communication (Padua University, with honours), a Certificate III in Children’s services (JTI, Melbourne), a DITALS II certification for teaching Italian to foreigners (University of Siena) and a certificate IV in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages). Giulia is passionate for languages and acting in theatre. She loves spending her free time with her son, doing yoga, watching movies and travelling.
Maria G.
Maria G.Manager and Tutor
Maria was born in Sicily (South of Italy), she holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and Business and a Certificate of Teaching (University of Messina) and completed her work placement as business economics teacher. She moved to Australia with her family in 2017. Since living in Melbourne, her passion for education and languages has led Maria to work as an Italian teacher for pre-schoolers. She is very patient and approachable and she loves sharing her knowledge with enthusiasm and creativity. Maria enjoys walking, watching movies, spending time with family and friends and cooking Italian dishes.
Maria C.
Maria C.Tutor
Maria was born in Rome (Centre of Italy), she is open, empathic and with a natural attitude to understand and help others. After completing her studies in Humanities (ancient Greek and Latin), Maria achieved a Master Degree in Law. She has a strong passion for interpersonal relationships, paired with a desire to facilitate communication among people of different cultures and nationalities. This led her to teach Italian to both native and non-native Italian speakers and, after coming to Australia, to become certified as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher. In her free time Maria loves reading, travelling, dancing and listening to music.
Laura was born in Treviso (North-East of Italy), she is an enthusiastic and curious person with a positive attitude and a great ability of listening and understanding others. After completing her studies in Humanities (ancient Greek and Latin), Laura achieved a Master Degree in Architecture. She arrived in Australia in 2017, after lots of travelling and looking for a multicultural and creative environment, she started teaching Italian as a foreign language and she found her new passion. Coming from a background of educator and trainer in sustainable architecture and running workshops around Melbourne for kids and adults she enjoy helping people learning new languages and cultures. Laura loves spending time with her family and she is fond of music, yoga, nature and environmental issues.
Asia was born in Abruzzo (Centre of Italy). Since she was a child she has always been passionate and curious about foreign languages. After completing her linguistic studies (English, German and Spanish), she achieved a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures graduating Magna cum Laude. From the age of 16 she started tutoring people of all ages in various subjects, including English, Italian and German. She recently moved to Australia to pursue her passion for adventure, languages and cultures. She is empathetic, creative and passionate, with a strong aptitude in helping others and making learning meaningful, pleasant and entertaining for every single student. In her free time Asia likes spending time with friends, travelling, reading, trying new things, and cooking with music as a background.
Viviana was born in Catania (Sicily). Ever since her childhood, she has been passionate about teaching others. She has continued to demonstrate her love of education by completing a double Bachelor Degree of History, Philosophy and International Communication. While completing her degrees, she gained experience through working as a co-teacher for University of Catania. In the meantime she also studied in the Aviation sector, becoming an instructor and crew manager for an airline company. With 20 years of experience in education, Viviana now lives in Australia and works as an School Education Support Officer. There she is able to continue to enrich young minds with the Italian language. She believes in the saying “Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful”.
Oshini is from Monza (North of Italy) and she has been raised in a trilingual environment; her parents are originally from Sri Lanka. At an early age, she discovered her interest and passion for teaching. She is currently in her final year of her BSc in Psychology at the University of London. Her education allowed her to teach, for 5 years, as an English tutor in Italy and for 2 years as an Italian teacher in an Italian state primary school. Oshini is patient, extrovert, passionate and she loves prioritizing and caring about her students and their needs. She recently moved to Australia and she would like to share her knowledge and her passion for Italian language, tradition and culture with many other people. During her free time she enjoys volunteering, travelling, spending time with her loved ones. She strongly believes in the saying “life is like a mirror, if you smile at it, it will smile back at you”.
Elisabetta is from Tuscany (Centre of Italy), she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Journalism (University of Florence) and a Master’s Degree in Digital Humanities (University of Siena). Following her studies, she started teaching Italian while she was gaining experience as an editorial assistant for a local magazine. After moving to Melbourne in 2018, she has been focusing on teaching Italian as a private tutor. She is friendly, patient and resourceful. She loves creating genuine connections with her students and supporting their interests. Her priority is making her student feel comfortable. In her free time she loves reading novels and news articles, listening to Italian music and attending art exhibitions.
Giulia T
Giulia TTutor
Giulia is from a small town in Friuli Venezia Giulia (North East of Italy). She holds a bachelor degree in tourism and languages and a postgraduate degree in teaching Italian as a foreign language from the University of Udine. She moved to Australia in 2019 and is currently undertaking a Master of Teaching at ACU. Since living in Melbourne, she worked as a language assistant, Italian teacher and private Italian tutor. Her passion for travelling, other cultures and customs as well as for working with children and young people, has led Giulia to live in the US, Russia and India, before moving down under. She is a lovely and kind soul, full of enthusiasm for life, she is caring, funny and talkative. Giulia enjoys simple things in life, family and friends are very important to her, and food of course.
Antonella is from Sicily (South of Italy). She holds a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages (English and Spanish) and a DITALS certification for teaching Italian to foreigners. She worked as a Spanish teacher in Italy and is currently working as an Italian teacher at the Montessori Primary Junior School in Melbourne. Since moving to Australia she has been working as private Italian tutor for adults at all levels. She loves playing the piano, singing Italian songs, cooking delicious Italian recipes, and playing Lego with her two children.
Marta is from Varese (North of Italy) and she moved to Melbourne after completing her studies in humanitarian subjects while volunteering with kids and families in need. Marta is a caring, enthusiastic, friendly and empathetic person who loves human relationships and helping others. She is currently studying to become an early childhood teacher, she has a strong passion for well-being, yoga and she loves spending time outdoors.
Claudia was born in Abruzzo (Centre of Italy). She has always been passionate about teaching. Claudia completed a master’s degree in Psychology (Chieti Italy), a Certificate IV in Educational Support (Melbourne), and a Diploma in Community Services (Melbourne). She works in a primary school as an Italian language assistant where she helps students understand the Italian language and culture. In her free time, Claudia loves walking her dog Rio, spending time with her family and friends, and traveling. Her motto is: never stop dreaming, only those who dream learn to fly.

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We’re always looking for exceptional native Italian tutors, send your CV now.

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