Doposcuola: After-hours Italian classes for primary and secondary students


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To be completed and returned directly to class teacher at the first lesson.


Term dates

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Term dates

Doposcuola is an accredited Community Language School with the Department of Education and Training offering Italian language classes outside of school hours for students from Foundation to Year 10, plus VCE support for Years 11 and 12 students studying Italian at mainstream schools.
CO.AS.IT-Italian Assistance Association is a child safe organisation committed to the care, safety and wellbeing of children and young people attending the After Hours Italian Program (Doposcuola). CO.AS.IT  adheres to and implements the Victorian Child Safe Standards. Education staff and teachers have all undertaken Child Safe training. 
For information about the Child Safe Standards refer to the website:

Maria Brancolino
Ph (03) 9349 9019

With funding support from:



When and where

Classes are held at 44 University Street, Carlton during school terms.

9.30am to 12.30pm

VCE Support Classes
Saturdays 9.30am to 12.30pm or
Wednesdays 4.30pm-7pm

Preschool Italian classes 
The new Preschool classes are called Amici del Girotondo; for information and enrolments regarding 2024 classes please see

Our team of teachers
Our team of teachers
Our teachers are all fully qualified with VIT registration and with Working with Children check.
What is being taught
Classes are offered from Foundation to Year 10 levels, as well as VCE support for students studying Italian at mainstream schools. Classes are structured in line with the Victorian Curriculum. The VCE Italian Study design is referred to for the VCE Support classes
Ministero degli Affari Esteri e Cooperazione Internazionale (MAECI) Capitolo 3153 Progetto “Doposcuola” approvato con graduatorie finali pubblicate con D.M. 0520 del 15/5/2024

Caring teachers

We take the academic needs and welfare of our students very seriously.

Small groups

Classes are kept small so that individual attention can be given.

Native speakers

Our teachers are native Italian speakers and fluent in English.

Access to resources

Students have access to the extensive CO.AS.IT. Resource Centre.

Yearly fee schedule

Fees are inclusive of GST.

Discount: There are further reductions of $20 per child for Pension / Concession / Healthcare Card holders and/or $20 per child for families who enrol more than one child (from the same family). Call Maria Brancolino on (03) 9349 9019 to discuss.

Prices valid for 2024

Resource Centre
CO.AS.IT. Resource Centre
Supports teachers and students of Italian from primary through to tertiary level. The collection consists of up-to-date resources.
Learn Italian
Cultural program
Immerse yourself in Italian culture
CO.AS.IT. offers a vibrant and diverse program of cultural events throughout the year. Hope to see you soon at one of our events!
Cultural program
Travel to Italy
Through its travel agency Carlton Travel Services CO.AS.IT. offers individual and group travel to Italy and Europe