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Summary

Alex Kopp is a Perth based author and education writer who has a particular interest in history. She loves using primary historical sources such as objects, photographs or newspaper articles for both research and as inspiration for her stories.

Biography

Alex is a former History teacher. After leaving the classroom, Alex joined the Learning and Creativity team at the WA Museum, where she ran a wide range of education and engagement programs for audiences ranging from kindy age to adult. She currently juggles her time between working as a community wellbeing educator in the not-for-profit sector, writing books and running an educational consultancy which supports organisations in the development of learning resources linked to heritage, culture and social justice.
Alex comes from a migrant background and understands the complexities of identity and belonging within a multicultural society. She is fascinated by the impact of new migrants on Australian identity and way of life, from the first European explorers and settlers to more recent arrivals.

Relevant qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Economics)
Graduate Diploma of Secondary Education (Humanities/English)

Recent experience

Resource writer - Water Corporation, Juluwarlu Aboriginal Group
Community education instructor

Publications

I hope it's pretty there

I hope it's pretty there

Publisher: Western Australian Museum

Publ. date: 2021

Genre: Children's historical fiction

Yagan

Yagan

Publisher: Green Barrow Publishing

Publ. date: 2016

Genre: Children's biography

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alex.kopp.writilin/

Phone 0405126061

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