Angeline Caringal

Regular Teacher

Teacher Angie was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She is a BS Education graduate in Philippine Normal University and a Master’s Degree holder from the same university. She had more than 10 years of teaching experience in the Philippines. She joined FLSC as a volunteer teacher in 2020 and is actively involved in all…

Kotch Velasquez

Public Officer

A Davaowena by birth, she now lives in Bonner ACT with husband Medwin and their 4 lovely girls. Hardworking, dedicated and methodical in her ways, Kotch is a founding member and currently an officer of the Filipino Language School of Canberra since 2010.  She is presently a program support officer of the Conservation Planning and…

Sharon Freduenstein


Teacher Sharon is from Leyte, Philippines. She has a Bachelor of Laws from DVOREF (2006), Tacloban City, Leyte; Certificate III in Spoken and Written English from Navitas English Pty Ltd.NSW (2013); and, Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (2014)  from CIT Woden. She currently teaches the Southside mixed group class at the Woden…

Rhodz Toledo


Teacher Rhodz is a graduate of Bachelor in Secondary Education at the University of Iloilo, Iloilo City.  She taught in different schools in the Philippines for 18 years before she moved here in Australia last September 2016. These schools are Leonides S.Virata Memorial School in Rio Tuba, Bataraza, Palawan, Holy Trinity University in Puerto Princesa…

Belen Arboleda


Teacher Belen is a community development and training officer by profession with strong background in Science, Health and Wellness, Theatre Arts and Culture. She currently teaches the adult classes.

Myrna Henkel

Vice President

Arnel Basas


Teacher Arnel is a Filipino linguist and native speaker in his workplace. He joined the school as a volunteer teacher in late 2013. He assisted in various school activities and handled the Southside class (mixed age group) at Erindale for several school terms in 2015 prior to his current role. Arnel was born and raised…