High achiever Kayci Reid has chosen to study teaching in Emerald.
High achiever Kayci Reid has chosen to study teaching in Emerald.

OP1 student to teach future

AT a time when doubts are being cast over the quality of teachers being trained, a Central Queensland OP1 recipient has decided not only to enter the profession but to study in her home town of Emerald.

Emerald State High School high achiever Kayci Reid has begun studying the Bachelor of Learning Management (Early Childhood) program at CQUniversity Emerald.

“I have always had a real love of children and teaching, so working in the field of education has always been an interest,” Kayci said. “Working with children and helping to mould them into the people that they will one day become is such a rewarding opportunity.”

Despite surprising many family and friends with the decision to be a teacher, Kayci said she had incredible support from people who respected and understood her interest in pursuing a career in education.

Kayci was also delighted to be able to study in her home town, and was overwhelmed by the support from the university.


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