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 9 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, with honours), a Certificate III in Children’s services (JTI, Melbourne) and DITALS II certification for teaching Italian to foreigners (University of Siena). Giulia is passionate for languages and acting in theatre. She loves spending her free time with her son, doing yoga, watching movies and travelling.
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.
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 Humanity (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.
Valentina B.
Valentina B.Tutor
Valentina was born in Varese (North of Italy), but she lived in Milan during her studies. She has University degree in Modern Philology and Publishing and started her teaching career in 2014 at Mercedes College in Perth as assistant Italian teacher. She volunteered for three years as Italian and English teacher in a refugee camp near Switzerland border and she also worked as Italian and Latin teacher in different high schools in Italy. In 2017 she spent time in Congo as a freelancer, then she moved to Australia and she now works as assistant Italian teacher in Melbourne. Curiosity is Valentina’s mantra. She is interested in languages, social issues and culture in general. She loves reading and writing, meeting friends, jogging, playing tennis, volunteering for an art gallery and Amnesty International.
Alice was born near Trento (North of Italy), she is a very passionate and committed language teacher. After completing a Bachelor’s Degree with focus on Germanic languages (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, with honours), she decided to specialise in language learning and teaching. She holds a Master’s Degree in Didactics of Italian Language (ITALS, Ca’ Foscari University) and a Master’s Degree in Language Sciences (Ca’ Foscari University, with honours). During her studies she has worked as a private English teacher and she completed an internship at a local middle school as an Italian teacher for immigrants. She relies on her knowledge, skills and empathy to personalise the activities according to the student’s characteristics, preferences, learning needs and goals. In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, reading, travelling and learning about new cultures.
Elisa was born in Genoa (North-West of Italy), she holds a Master Degree in Translation and Interpreting (English and German) from University of Genoa. She spent one year in Germany during her studies and has 4 years’ experience in Customer Caring. She has worked as an English teacher in Italy and as an Italian teacher in Australia. Elisa is currently attending the Certificate IV in Communicative TESOL to take her ESL teaching career to the next level. She is very sensitive, empathetic, friendly and creative, along with a strong work-ethic and a natural ability to bond with her students. Elisa likes reading and watching old movies but she also loves travelling, surfing, photography and yoga.
Maria G.
Maria G.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.
Laura is from Padua (North-East of Italy), she holds a Bachelor degree in Foreign Languages, Arts, History and Civilisations from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She started tutoring while attending high school, helping young kids with their homework in different subjects. She kept tutoring students throughout the years, focusing on languages like Italian, English and French. Laura came to Australia in 2010 and now she is starting a Master of Teaching in Primary Education. In her spare time, she loves reading, hiking, watching movies and cooking Italian food.
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.

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


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