Marios Vasiliou Director, Greek teacher, and Head of Studies
Marios Vasiliou is the director of studies of the school and also teaches Greek Language Courses and Business English Workshops. He has a PhD in English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies (with a thesis on Cypriot Anglophone Literature), an MA in Comparative Literature (Greek, English, and French being the active languages in his studies), and a BA in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on Greek Studies.
Melina Karekla English teacher
Melina has a PhD in English Literature from Durham University UK, a Masters in English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies, while she also has a BA in Journalism from the University of the Arts London. Melina has taught English as a foreign language (Elementary, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Business English etc.) for many years. She has been an English literature teacher at a secondary school and has also worked as an English literature tutor at Durham University during the course of her PhD.
Helene Francois-Iosifides French teacher
Helene Francois-Iosifides holds Master’s degree in Literary Translation and a PhD in Mediterranean and Oriental Studies (School of Foreign Languages) from the University of Strasbourg. She has a 13-year experience in higher education as she has worked as a research fellow and teaching assistant in Universities both in Cyprus and in France. For the last four years she has been focusing on the teaching of both Professional French language (specific professional area/professional objectives) and Academic French language (academic/school objectives).
Evi Gkeka Greek teacher
Evi Gkeka is a Certified Teacher of Greek as a Foreign Language (Programme “Routes in Teaching Modern Greek as a Second / Foreign Language” for teachers in Greece and abroad, provided by the Center for the Greek Language – Κ.Ε.Γ.) and a Certified Trainer of Vocational Training (Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus – HRDA).
Esther Davies English teacher
Esther has been living in Nicosia since August 2017. She loves teaching English and meeting the interesting and diverse groups of people this job affords her. Having had a successful career, spanning more than 15 years in the UK health-service, she decided to revisit her interest in teaching a few years ago. She completed a postgraduate teaching degree, and for the last few years has been focusing on teaching English as a foreign language, a subject that has long been her interest. In between doing this, she has had three children and has lived in five different countries.