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 of Foreign Studies. 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.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.A. Honors in Film &Media and Philosophy – University of Stirling, Scotland, UK / CELTA (University of Cambridge program)
Origin : Scotland, United Kingdom
Daniel McLaughlin comes from Scotland in the UK, and has lived in Korea for 11 years. His Korean hometown is Gimhae. He has taught students of all levels from kindergarten to elementary to pilots and executive profes-sionals, he hopes to hold classes in a friendly and helpful way with a stu-dent centered approach that meets his students needs. In his freetime he plays guitar, enjoys bike riding and climbing, and is searching for the most delicious Kimchi Jjigae in the city.
Degree : B.S. Organizational Communication, University of Portland / TESOL Certificate
Origin : Oregon, USA
Jonathan came to Korea in 2016, with the U.S. Fulbright Program for teaching and cultural exchange. He first lived in Daegu before moving to Seoul and has taught students of all ages. In America, Jonathan grew up on a cattle ranch and took many road trips around the country. He has also traveled a lot around Korea and enjoys seeing new places, putting his feet in the ocean, going for a hike, and visiting friends. Ask him any question youd like!