Kelly Hayes




At the Foundation, Kelly teaches our Getting to the point® Baseline workshops, with clients such as the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and Sydney Water.

Having spent most of her career teaching English as a second language, Kelly is passionate about language and grammar. She is interested in plain language principles and enjoys sharing her knowledge with others.

Before joining the Foundation, Kelly managed a school for international students learning English.

She also taught:

  • English literature and sciences to children in Mexico
  • Business English to adult English language learners in Sydney.

Professional qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Inspire Education)
  • Master of Educational Studies (University of Newcastle)
  • Bachelor of Business (Tourism) (Southern Cross University)

 Our clients say

Thank you for making the workshop interesting. I like that you brought your personality, fun facts and analogies. This helped me to remember the info.

Principal policy officer, central agency

Kelly clearly explained the tools and was interested the topics, which really helped!

Policy officer, state environment agency