“I did my Early Childhood Education degree at the University of the Basque Country, where I am originally from. After getting my degree, I worked for 4 years in public kindergartens in my home town after which I moved to Barcelona where I was living for the last 6 years before moving to Finland. I have 10 years of experience working as a teacher and in my spare time I enjoy cooking, hanging out with friends and spending time outdoor, close to nature”.

Itsaso, Nursery ManagerLastentarhanopettaja/Kindergarten teacher

“I have been working as an early years teacher in English speaking nurseries in Finland since 2005. I have been working in Carousel Nursery since late 2012. I have attended international study groups in Reggio Emilia, Italy where I have learned and developed my practice on how to apply The Reggio Emilia Approach to my professional practice as well as our staff. I hold two qualifications in Community and Children’s services and another in Developing Professional Practice in the Early Years. I was born and raised in Australia, however I have made Finland my home. In my spare time I enjoy watching films, baking and spending time with my family.”

 

KirstyPedagogical Coordinator

I hold a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I have close to 6 years of work experience as a childcare practitioner. I am from Philippines”.

 

 

 

MillanieNursery Nurse

” I have done my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, with a major in Early Childhood Education. I have close to 5 years of work experience in the area of Childcare & Education”. 

Cristina

“I have completed my National Vocational Qualification in Early Childhood from England. I have also done a diploma in  Fine Arts from the Alberta College. I have close to 15 years of work experience as a childcare practitioner. In my spare time I enjoy playing soccer, hockey and reading”.

PatNursery nurse

” I have a practical nurse qualification from  Omnia Ammattiopisto with a specialization in Early Childhood Education. I have close to 2 years of work experience in the area of Childcare & Education. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, reading and cooking”.

FarzanaNursery Nurse

“I am a Practical Nurse with specialization in Children’s and Youth Care and Education. I have close to 6 years of work experience as a childcare practitioner. In my spare time I enjoy reading, music and travelling”.

WinnieNursery Nurse

” I am a qualified kindergarten teacher from Spain. Before coming to Finland I have spent time working with children in Africa. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, travelling and talking part in theatre performances”.

DavidKindergarten teacher/ Lastentarhaanopettaja

”I have a bachelor’s degree in Preschool and Primary Education from University of Warsaw, Poland. I have close to two years of work experience in early childhood education and 3 years of experience working with primary and secondary school pupils. In my spare time I enjoy playing board games, reading books and baking”.

MonikaKindergarten teacher/Lastentarhanopettaja

“I have a bachelor’s degree in Primary School Education from Aristotle university of Thessaloniki. I also have done my master’s degree in Special Education from the University of East London. I have close to 3 years of experience in early childhood education and 9 years of experience working with primary school pupils giving private lessons. I am from Thessaloniki, Greece and in my spare time I love traveling, reading books and dancing”.

NanaNursery Nurse

“I have a Practical nurse qualification with a specialization in Children’s Care and Youth Care and Education from Omnia Education Partnerships, Finland. I have close to 8 years of work experience in Childcare and Education. I have also worked as a Foundation Stage coordinator. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, reading and playing football”.

DorothyNursery Nurse