Degree : B.A. Humanities, University of Stellenbosch / B.A. (Hons) Psychology, University of Stellenbosch / Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of South Africa/ TESOL Certificate
Origin : Cape Town, South Africa
Sonja is a registered teacher who worked as a high school English teacher and university tutor before moving to South Korea. She enjoys going the extra mile for her students and working collaboratively towards their educational goals. She is currently completing a masters degree in education. When she is not in the classroom, Sonja enjoys going to the theater, exploring local culture and going on adventures.
Degree : B.F.A., Harrington College of Design/M.Ed. TESL, Framingham State University/ TESOL,Cambridge CELTA
Origin : Chicago, USA
After a couple of years in the corporate training industry, Beatrice ventured into EFL teaching in 2008. Her ELT experience includes children as young as three to C1 level adults and business professionals in public schools and private language academies of Korea and Spain. After traveling the world with her husband from 2014 to 2018, she is happy to be back enjoying all the delicious food of Korea again.
Degree : B.A. International Relations & Japanese, Tufts University/ M.S.Ed International Educational Development, University of Pennsylvania/ TESOL Certificate
Origin : Chicago, IL, USA
Cait was a researcher at Harvard before coming to Korea in 2013. She taught English Conversation at a high school in Jeonju for 3 years. In Seoul, she has mainly focused on refugee education at a human rights NGO. Most recently, she worked to develop textbooks, curricula, and test prep materials for business EFL programs. In her free time, she loves baking and action movies.
Degree : B.Sc. Mathematics, Plymouth University
Origin : England, United Kingdom
Rickie has been living and teaching in Korea since 2007. Prior to joining GNIEC, he spent most of his Korean teaching life working as an associate professor at Hankuk University. Outside of class, you are likely to find Rickie exploring new areas, sampling delicious food in local restaurants, or cycling along the many bike paths around Seoul.
Degree : B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology-Trent University, MBA-Syracuse/Sejong University, TESL/TEFL-Oxford
Origin : Toronto, Canada
From Toronto to Seoul, Peter has over a decade of teaching in the fields of ESL and Business Communication. Some of his accomplishments also extend to various fields of media and business operations. He tends to engage his students in interactive discussion as he equips them with the language needed to shine in the real world. In Peters spare time, you will find him camping, exploring a new beach, or hanging out with his puppy, Mimi.
Degree : B.A. Global Studies (Arts & Cultures), Journalism/Advertising University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/TESOL Certificate
Origin : U.S.A
Atembe has taught ESL and art courses in the USA, France, and Korea. She has taught ESL to students in Korea from level elementary to adult since 2014. In her free time she travels, takes dance classes, does spoken word, and runs a blog. She loves exploring Seoul and discovering new restaurants and festivals.