Joan joins us from Mexico City where she has been teaching English Language and Literature up to IB Diploma Higher Level standard. She is an IB Diploma First language English examiner and she brings recent and relevant experience of teaching English to the very highest level to WIST. Joan is an ambitious, encouraging and passionate teacher who believes in providing students with an exceptional and challenging education in order to foster highly intellectual learners. She strives to create a safe and nurturing classroom environment in which students are able to reach their full academic potential by becoming more cooperative, inquisitive and independent. Joan knows that teaching is an ever-evolving profession and she believes that it is vital to always work on professional development, for herself and, ultimately, for the benefit of her students.
BA (English Language and Literature), Seoul National University
PGCE, University of Sunderland