About 
Our Tutoring School

You want the best for your children. You want to see them nurtured, have a love of learning, experience confidence in grasping new concepts. Ursino's Learning Space are a team of qualified teachers who really care about your child's progress and ability to excel.
We cater for every subject offered at school including Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry etc. in secondary schooling.

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Principal’s Welcome

Jason Ursino is a qualified Mathematics teacher for over seventeen years. He is well versed in understanding the different learning needs each student needs to excel. 

He is also a father, and understands the challenges and concerns all parents have with raising children, ensuring the best education for their children and providing nurture and care when needed. 

Jason is a 'Hills District' local, easy to approach, liked by many students, always smiling and dedicated to ensuring your child has that extra edge when it comes to their education. 

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Mission

To develop every child into an independent learner and to stimulate confidence in every academic area of school.
This is achieved by creating an academic environment where students can be challenged and inspired in their study with the assistance of real teachers.

What we value the most

Achievement - persist and try your best

​Love of Learning

Commitment

Compassion and Care

Courage

Meet The Team

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JASON URSINO
Principal
Mathematics Head Teacher


Bachelor of Arts &
Diploma of Education
(Mathematics and Computing)

Founder of Learning Space since 2011

 

Jason is the Head of Mathematics in one of the local private schools. His Year 12 classes have achieved exceptional HSC results that is recognised by the school community. Jason grew up in The Hills and has a profound understanding of the local culture and community, this allows him to connect very quickly with students establishing a professional relationship that enables learning. Jason established Learning Space because of his passion for teaching and his enthusiasm for student learning and understanding of Mathematics.

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KRISTIN BARLOW
English, RE and Drama Teacher

 

Bachelor of Arts/Secondary Education (English and Drama)

Master of Arts (Theology)


Learning Space since 2020

Kristin is an English, Drama and Religious education teacher who has a great passion for literature and writing. She believes that all students are able to succeed in English and enjoys private tutoring because it enables students to discover their own specific gifts in English.

She has a good rapport with students and is highly committed to providing them with a comprehensive understanding of the complex ideas within texts.

 

After teaching English Literature and English as a Second Language in South Korea for two years, Kristin returned to Sydney to study full-time, and has recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame Australia with a Masters degree in Theology.

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JOSEPH CONDUCTO
English and History Teacher
 
M. Eng Studies,
BT (Secondary),
BA Lit.
 
Learning Space since 2014

Joseph has recently resumed his pursuit of teaching within high schools, bringing with him his irreplaceable passion for writing and literature. His various degrees have provided him with an in-depth knowledge, understanding and resourcefulness in areas of history, philosophy, music and literature – both modern and classic, whilst his readings and research are mainly on William Shakespeare. Joseph excels in explaining the content of the High School English Curriculum to students in ways that promote understanding and skillful appreciation. Since 2014, Joseph has seen many HSC students under his tutelage experience success in their school-work and improvement in their oral communication skills and writing ability with a touch of their own personal creativity.

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RICHARD DI MARZO
English, History & Legal Studies
Teacher

MA, BA DipEd, JP

Learning Space since 2012

Richard retired as a Deputy Principal at a local high school in 2011. He has had over 40 years of experience in education.

 

He has taught all grades and has achieved excellent results in all subjects taught. His Year 12 results in English, History and Legal Studies have been consistently excellent.

 

While at Learning Space, Richard has established a good rapport with students to enable them to achieve at their very best.

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ANTHONY SMITH
English, History & Mathematics Teacher


BA Dip Ed MA

Learning Space since 2021

 

Anthony, or known by his friends as "Tony" is a very experienced teacher with over 40 years of teaching secondary students in a vast array of subjects.

He has taught in the United Kingdom, France, Israel and of course, Australia. This includes many years serving as the Head of English in various schools including public, catholic systemic and private schools.

Anthony's love of teaching is evident as he delivers his lessons and many of his students have achieved exceptional results.

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MICHAEL ZHOU
Mathematics Teacher


B Engineering (Electrical)
M. Teaching (Secondary)

Learning Space since 2021

 

Michael is a passionate, patient and engaging Mathematics teacher. He has been educating students in secondary schools for more than ten years. 

He is well versed in identifying student's strengths and weaknesses quickly and gives specific and tailored recommendations on how that student can improve. 

He engages students in interesting ways so that the student can understand the sometimes difficult concepts in an easier manner. 

He also gives specific exam strategies that suit the individual needs of students. Michael's students receive consistently pleasing results and progress. 

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ALFRED SOLIMAN
Mathematics, Science and RE Teacher


M.Teaching (Secondary)
M.Engineering(Env)
B.Eng/BSc

Learning Space since 2022

Alfred is a secondary mathematics, science and religious education teacher.
Prior to teaching he worked as an engineer with ten years experience in the water and wastewater industry.
Alfred decided to pursue teaching because of his love for learning and educating others.
He has worked in a number of schools, including private and independent schools, and is familiar with various pedagogical approaches and what works best for different learners. 
Alfred is also looking to pursue academic interests in education.

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SYED RASOOL
Mathematics and Science Teacher


Doctor of Medicine
B Engineering (Honours)
Diploma in Science
Currently studying a Masters of Education

Learning Space since 2020

 

Syed is a Maths and Science tutor (Biology, Physics and Chemistry) and has four years of experience in teaching students from Years 6 to 12. Currently, he is a trainee teacher and will be qualified soon. Syed enjoys tutoring at Learning Space, particularly seeing a students reaction when they finally grasp a new concept or learn something new. He is empathetic with the challenges many students face with Mathematics and finds it rewarding seeing students progress and excel in their studies. 

OUR OTHER TEACHING STAFF

  • Vanessa Ursino

  • Frank Delbello

  • Jason Rophail

  • Ben Nolan

  • Ella Manampan

  • Daniele Woloszuk

  • Katya Yee

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