erai (eh-ra-i) , a Japanese word meaning “great”, is our philosophy and our promise to you. In combination with the fan logo, the word represents an aspiration to grow and excel in our endeavours.

We specialise in collaborating to develop dynamic whole school and cluster Languages programs and in promoting a reflective stance in Languages educators through quality professional learning.



Cynthia has a history of intercultural engagement across a number of careers in primary industry, investment analysis, tourism and education. Her aspirational view of education is informed by a strong grasp of big picture issues filtered through the pragmatism born of 17 years of successful classroom practice.

During her 17 years in schools, Cynthia has actively participated at the leading edge of quality Languages education, informed by action research within her own practice and as part of state and national projects.

Cynthia’s vibrant perspectives have influenced leadership approaches, improved teacher practice and contributed to the building of stronger networks to support the continuing growth of engaging, viable and valuable programs.

Cynthia maintains registered teacher status with the Queensland College of Teachers.

For further details, refer to Cynthia’s resume.



Director – Cynthia Dodd