About Us

Situated in the inner-west suburb of Haberfield, the Inner West Education Centre is centrally located and convenient. Now in its 24th year, teacher and principal, Marie Cullen, has built a successful after-school education centre that caters for school-aged children.


The atmosphere is nurturing, engaging and personal. It provides a stimulating and up-to-date classroom and it mixes traditional teaching and learning with current resources.


Marie Cullen is a teacher with over thirty years experience, a love of teaching and children’s learning. She is committed to developing the potential in each child and she has been highly recommended by hundreds of families in the Inner West.


Marie has written and developed LessonBuzz, the interactive K-6 English program for the iPad for home and school use.

Our Philosophy

The Inner West Education Centre creates an atmosphere that provides a love of learning in the educational process.


It provides high-quality teaching, programs and materials that:

– build each child to his or her potential

– structure work that targets needs and builds strengths

– develop independence in work habits

– train strong skills in English and Maths

– create a personal relationship that encourages self-confidence

– give consistent teaching and assessment

– develop children’s ability to revise, edit and self-correct

– put the individual child first.

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Marie Cullen is a teacher with 35 years experience, a love of teaching children and a commitment to developing the potential in every child. Marie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New South Wales, a Diploma in Education from Sydney Teachers College (now part of the University of Sydney) and a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the Australian Catholic University.

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