Joann believes that learning should be as enjoyable and authentic as possible. She is passionate about reading for pleasure and enjoys taking students out of the classroom to learn in a variety of ways.
Born to parents of UK and Maltese descent, she enjoyed travel from an early age and has since worked and lived in the UK, Brunei, Beijing and Hong Kong. She has twenty years of teaching experience and over 10 years teaching in international education. Joann was herself educated in the UK and studied at Goldsmith University and the University of Leeds where she also completed a Master’s Degree in Education, focusing on English as an Additional Language.
Joann loves art galleries, markets, old bookstores and the theatre.