“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 have Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership. I have close 10 years of work experience in early years education. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, baking and spending time with my family”.

LiisiKindergarten teacher/Lastentarhanopettaja

”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 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”. 

CristinaNursery Nurse

“I am a qualified elementary school and preschool teacher. I have studied for my teacher qualification in both Spain and Finland. I have 3 years of experience working in preschool and primary school. I have also been manager of after-school activities for 3 years and have also volunteered for several international projects with children around the world. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, cooking and hiking”.

JuliaKindergarten teacher / Lastentarhaanopettaja

” 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 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