John West-Sooby: National University French Teacher of the Year 2020
John West-Sooby has been awarded the prestigious "professeur de l'année" for the tertiary sector by the Federation of Associations of Teachers of French in Australia (FATFA).
The award recognises John's decades of service as a French teacher and researcher, a mentor, and a champion for the promotion of French at a national level.
A virtual event co-hosted with the French Embassy will be held on Thursday 26 November where nominees will 'receive' their award. John will also be interviewed by SBS French radio prior to the event.