Centre for Continuing Education

Gina Rizakos

Gina Rizakos


Gina has over twenty years of experience teaching Modern Greek to both adults and children. She is highly qualified and holds a Bachelor of Arts (majors: Modern Greek, Fine Arts and Social Anthropology), a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (in Modern Greek and English), a Master of Arts in Modern Greek and a Diploma in Social Science (Social Anthropology).

Gina has worked as an interpreter and translator in Australia and Greece, and is currently editing a personal migrant history. She has researched the Greek-Australian migrant experience and continues her research into Greek food, culture and modern history when travelling in Greece. Gina has also attended language and Greek dance workshops in Greece.

CCE’s popular Modern Greek language and culture course for beginners has been taught by Gina since June 2000. Class highlights include getting ready for travel, Greek coffee making demonstrations, playing bingo in Greek, and sometimes, a Greek dance. ΓΕΙΑ ΣΟΥ!

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