Greta Caruso

Debbie de Laps

Debbie has worked in schools as well as community and educational associations, managing professional learning, organising conferences, commissioning and editing teaching resources, consulting and, of course, teaching. She was CEO of the professional association for English teachers for ten years, and holds several positions on community and not-for-profit boards. Debbie has been involved in the VCE subject English Language since its inception as a course developer, assessor and co-author of several text books, including most recently Love the Lingo and Living Lingo. She was engaged by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority as Chief Assessor and Chair of the Exam Setting Panel for English Language for a number of years. With a background in English as an Additional Language, management of international student programs and significant expertise in linguistics, Debbie is widely regarded as a leader in her field. Contribution to a number of national curriculum projects means she has considerable skill in innovative curriculum development and knowledge of the Australian curriculum: English.

Janny McCurry


Our consultants have extensive experience in all  English studies -  English, EAL, English Language and Literature - and have deep knowledge of current study designs. They have worked in all school sectors and have had extensive experience in VCE assessment (including for VCAA), resource development, curriculum design and consultancy.


At BBE we create affordable resources that support teachers in delivering the Australian curriculum as well as all VCE English studies. With decades of experience in curriculum design and delivery, we can produce the materials you need. Contact us to discuss how we can assist you.

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