About Us - Lets Chat

We’re a dedicated team who bring to their work extensive experience in teaching and parenting. We’re passionate about helping build confident kids who are confident about their bodies. We love to chat and regularly travel to primary and high schools around south-east Queensland, delivering a range of workshops that are fun and engaging.

Mandy Stephens Founder of Lets Chat Education

Mandy Stephens

founder and educator

Mandy’s Story

Mandy Stephens began her career in social work supporting people to live independent and valued lives. Since completing a Bachelor of Education in 2004, Mandy has been working with children and young people in a variety of ways, both in and out of the classroom.

Prior to establishing Let’s Chat, Mandy worked in education and health promotion for six years to promote and support improved relationships and sexuality education. Her framework is one based on respect, strengths and empowerment.

As a mother of three and a former classroom teacher, Mandy is well aware of the increasing demands placed on parents, caregivers and schools to educate and raise children to be happy, healthy and confident individuals. Her vision is to support this process by offering avenues to have positive and meaningful chats about sexuality and relationships.

Mandy holds a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Education.

Rani Spooner

Rani Spooner

educator

Rani’s Story

Rani Spooner has been an educator for more than 22 years, with classroom teaching experience spanning all primary class levels including special education. Rani’s career includes a three-year stint in the United Kingdom, where she led the curriculum area of PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education), writing behaviour management plans for an inner London primary school.

Rani is a mother of three and ‘CEO’ of a busy household. She is passionate about working with young people, with particular interest in enhancing personal health and wellbeing by fostering connected, confident and empowered minds.

Rani holds a Bachelor of Education and is currently completing her Masters.

 

Rebecca Johnson

Rebecca Johnson

educator

Rebecca’s Story

Rebecca Johnson is a passionate health educator with more than 10 years experience across secondary and primary schools in Queensland and Victoria.

Rebecca began her career as an HPE and science teacher in secondary schools but her drive to empower young people led her to broaden her experience as a health promotion and education officer within a Family Planning Association. Here she had the opportunity to develop her relationships and sexuality education (RSE) experience by working with young people within schools including young people with a disability and with professionals.

Rebecca is a mother to two active girls and is passionate about promoting healthy and positive experiences for children and young people.

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement Studies and Education and Masters in Health Promotion.

Andrea McKim

Andrea McKim

educator

Andrea’s Story

Andrea McKim’s speciality is coaching and counselling, focusing on developmental psychology in children and young adults. She has previously worked at UBalancer Solutions in high schools and universities facilitating learning through quality coaching and appropriate development interventions which made a real impact to the students’ wellbeing.

Andrea is passionate about teaching positive health education through open interactive communication, empowering young people to tackle puberty with confidence. Being a mother of adult triplets and a teenage son, Andrea has been the resident sex educator at home for some time. She combines her formal education with life experience which enables her presentations to be accessible and reassuring to all students.

Andrea holds a Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching).

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