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Jolly Learning in Europe

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Malta

  • Audio Visual Centre

    email:
    info@avc.com.mt
    tel:
    00 356 21330886
    fax:
    00 356 21339840
    town:
    Gzira

Romania

Russia

  • Pilot ELT

    email:
    pilotrnd@mail.ru
    tel:
    +7 (863) 250-90-75, +7 (863) 250-90-77
    town:
    Rostov-on-Don

Serbia

Slovakia

Spain

Switzerland

Azerbaijan

Elnara Hasanova

ElnaraBaku

Elnara is a Cambridge qualified primary school teacher, full of energy and passion for teaching small children. She graduated from Khazar University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and has spent 5 years teaching English in government schools before becoming a Head Teacher of Evika School in 2016. From the use of Jolly Phonics in her classes, Elnara has achieved unbelievable results with her students and has successfully developed her knowledge and skill in the English language.
Currently working as the Director of the Cambridge Primary Department, Elnara controls the training of English teachers within the school. With her background of using Jolly Phonics, Elnara sees this as the key to successfully train teachers so that everyone can achieve greater results in English with their students.
Elnara is happy to share her experiences on using Jolly Phonics and wishes for all primary school students in Azerbaijan to read English fluently.

You can find Elnara on Facebook here

You can following Elnara’s blog page here

email:
elnara406@gmail.com
tel:
009945 0458 6478
website:
http://evrikaliseyi.az/
travel:
All of Azerbaijan

Samira Teymurova

Baku

Samira is a deputy principal at a private school and running her newly opened Jolly Learning Centre in Baku.Samira Teymurova

With certifications in methodology and theory at UCLA and the Middle Leader programme at Edge Hill University, Samira has taught Jolly Phonics for years at international schools. The excellent results achieved by this programme led Samira to write a Jolly-inspired kindergarten curriculum; she believes every child and teacher deserve to benefit from the best phonic teaching. Recently awarded “Best Teacher of the Year” by the Republic of Azerbaijan, Samira has been an expert in their latest assessment of English textbooks.

email:
samira-teymurova@mail.ru
tel:
+994503324621

Bulgaria

Jennifer Bannister

jennifer-bannisterVarna

Having worked as a volunteer teacher in a remote school in Tanzania on and off for several years, she decided that the classroom was where she loved to be. Jennifer has a background in special needs and international education. Her specialist area is EFL, in particular, working with very young learners. Jennifer is passionate about helping children to communicate, and has had the privilege of working with children from many walks of life. She is interested in PECS, Makaton and of course, synthetic phonics. Jolly Phonics is a key feature of her teaching. Jennifer is director and teacher of her own language centre in the city of Varna, Bulgaria. The focus of the school is to provide children with synthetic phonics instruction in the most fun and memorable way!

She is happy to travel in the Varna region to offer training and support.

email:
info@theredbus-varna.com
website:
http://theredbus-varna.com/
travel:
Varna region

Meliha Chausheva

Meliha ChaushevaMeliha Chausheva is a highly experienced kindergarten teacher. She has taught in several English kindergartens as the main teacher in Reception class. Her passion to make the learning process fun and exciting for the children made her search for other challenges. She sees the programme as a tool that allows children to develop their full potential through the exciting journey of learning. She is also pleased to observe children gaining self –confidence during the process. Meliha finds Jolly Phonics one of the most rewarding programmes as teachers can see the results of their work shortly after they have made the first steps. She is happy to share experience with other teachers around Bulgaria and on the Balkans.

email:
m.chausheva@abv.bg
tel:
359 885 76 42 61
travel:
Bulgaria and the Balkans

Cyprus

Anita Efstathiou

Anita Efstathiou

Nicosia

Anita Efstathiou first started teaching 7 year olds with Jolly Phonics when she was concerned at their spelling. Impressed at the results she then started teaching it with 5 year olds (all non-native speakers) who again did outstandingly well. Anita has her own school and yet is keen to see all schools in Cyprus use this teaching, including government schools. Anita is also the Jolly Phonics distributor in Cyprus.

email:
anitagr@spidernet.com.cy
tel:
9965 0592

Czech Republic

Kateřina Švejdová

Ostrava

Kateřina has been using Jolly Phonics since 2003 and is amazed how unbelievably well this method works. Kateřina currently teaches in a bilingual Czech primary school and gives trainings to local teachers in her country. She has worked in Czech, bilingual and international schools and is able to distinguish the approach of Jolly Phonics to her students. She is looking forward to working to introduce more people to Jolly Phonics, and is willing to travel anywhere to give training.

email:
katka.butterfly@seznam.cz
tel:
00420 739 042 893
travel:
Czech Republic and abroad

France

Rachel Griffin

Rachel GriffinParis
Rachel Griffin qualified in the UK and now teaches at the British School of Paris. The sheer enthusiasm of a Jolly Phonics trainer convinced her to try out the programme. Her colleagues soon followed suit when they saw her children’s amazing progress. She continues to teach native and non-native speakers with Jolly Phonics, and has started training teachers to use Jolly Phonique to teach their children French.

email:
rachel.griffin42@gmail.com
tel:
06 86 38 39 54

Hungary

Sam Cartwright

Sam CartwrightBudapest

Sam Cartwright is a UK trained primary school teacher. She was introduced to Jolly Phonics during her teaching practice and has been hooked ever since. During the past six years she has taught Jolly Phonics to kindergarten children learning English as a second language with great success. She is currently the owner of the English Garden Pre-School in Budapest where she is happy to pass on her knowledge and experience through demonstration lessons or training sessions.

email:
head@englishgarden.hu
tel:
062 0224 5070

Italy

Diego Zaffaroni

DiegoMilan
Diego Zaffaroni works as Lower School Principal at Duhok Word School, an authorised IB World School. He is a qualified primary school teacher, teacher trainer and consultant with a particular interest in young learners’ development of literacy skills.

Diego has worked for five years as Bilingual Education School Coordinator, a project which was supported jointly by the British Council and the Italian Ministry of Education; also, he was the Programme Director at an innovative international school in Milan which is now recognised by Cambridge International Examinations and the Italian Ministry of Education.

Diego has seen better and better results with Jolly Phonics over the time he and his fellow teachers have used it; Jolly Phonics has demonstrated to be highly beneficial to all children on their way to becoming independent readers.

email:
diego.zaffaroni@gmail.com
travel:
Italy and Kurdistan Region

Elisabetta Mohwinckel

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Como

Elisabetta is highly experienced in working with children of different ages in private and public schools. She opened and managed three bilingual nursery schools for 10 years. She started her own Language Academy in 1998, counting now over 200 students from the age of three. After attending the British Council training programme, she has been nominated Supervisor for the BEI (Bilingual Education Italy) project at the school where she teaches. She has been using Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar with spectacular results for the last four years, and she has gathered that English Phonics awareness is a milestone in teaching English to young learners. She will be pleased to teach Jolly Phonics to teachers and parents all around Italy.

email:
betta@lalberodimomo.it
tel:
0039 347 2481093
website:
www.lalberodimomo.it
travel:
Across Italy

Malta

Victoria Micallef-Eynaud

Victoria-Micallef-Eynaud

Sliema

Victoria is Montessori trained and teaches in a church school. Her teaching with Jolly Phonics starts with the letter sounds not just for English but for Maltese too, which is demanding for them, but they cope well! She has seen the children captivated by the teaching, and it makes a very positive improvement to their learning.

email:
vicki@onvol.net

Poland

Sylwia Glowacka

Sylwia photoMy academic research in language acquisition (PHD) has led me to view young and very young learners as the brightest of the learning minds and Jolly Phonics as the programme tailored perfectly to their needs and abilities. In my own language school the exceptional effectiveness of the Jolly Phonics programme has become the magnet attracting eager children and appreciative parents. I am dedicated to adapting Jolly Phonics to the needs of not only privately run language kindergartens but also state institutions in Poland and turning the formal process of teaching English as a foreign language into that of second language acquisition.

email:
sylwia.glowacka@kidstalk.pl
tel:
+48 604 720 693
website:
www.kidstalk.pl
travel:
Poland and beyond

Portugal

Beki Wilson

Rebecca WilsonMadrid
Beki is a fully qualified and highly experienced infants and primary teacher; that has had excellent results when teaching English as a second language in Spain, through Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar. As part of her role within the British Council/MEC bilingual project, Beki also taught Art and Science and fully believes that a more creative approach to teaching can motivate young learners in any educational setting.

Becky currently works as a full-time teacher trainer and Literacy consultant for various schools and universities in Spain. She also organises courses in Europe and her enthusiastic and lively seminars demonstrate her passion for effective teaching.

You can find her on Facebook here.

email:
funphonicspain@yahoo.es
website:
www.funphonicspain.com
travel:
Will travel anywhere

Helen Askell

Helen AskellLisbon
Helen Askell has been using Jolly Phonics at the British Council in Lisbon for several years, with the Junior level children. They love it and it is going well. She has trained as a teacher trainer for bilingual education and also teaches creative drama and movement.

email:
helenaskell@live.com.pt

Romania

Silvana Serbanescu

Bucharest, Muntenia, Oltenia & Dobrogea

Silvana-SerbanescuAfter more than 12 years of teaching English to kindergarten and school children in Bucharest, Silvana strongly believes that Jolly Phonics is a wonderful opportunity to lead children into a new experience that fosters the ability and pleasure to read. Silvana is eager as a Professional Trainer to show her peers how their pedagogigal ego could be rewarded thanks to the Jolly Phonics method. They can get fast results that can make a difference, with totally dedicated students, in a funny and always new way, with all the freedom of the programme for adjusting methods and improvising.

email:
jollystareducational@yahoo.com
travel:
Bucharest, Muntenia, Oltenia & Dobrogea

Petre Julieta Gratiana

Petre Julieta Gratiana Snagov

Julieta teaches Jolly Phonics, Jolly Grammar 1 and Jolly Music courses in a school based in Bucharest. With 25 years teaching experience in state and private schools in Bucharest and Verona, Julieta is a teacher trainer in “Cooperative Learning in CLIL Contexts” (University of Verona) as well as a Jolly Phonics trainer.
Co-author of books related to “CL in CLIL Contexts”, Julieta founded her own Professional Development Centre called Cooperative Learning Academy of Snagov (CLAS). Here she runs experiential workshops where teachers ‘learn by doing’, combining Jolly Phonics with CL strategies to activate students’ cognitive and metacognitive dimensions.

email:
directors@clasnagov.com
email2:
clasnagov@yahoo.com
tel:
0040/732822114
website:
www.clasnagov.com
travel:
Romania and beyond

Fiona Dutu

Fiona DutuFiona Dutu taught originally in the UK and now for many years in Romania, using Jolly Phonics for virtually every year she has taught! She started in Romania at an international school and she is now the Head Teacher at Acorns British Style Nursery in Bucharest. She has seen children of a range of ages love the programme and go at a faster pace.

email:
fionadutu@yahoo.co.uk

Russia

Svetlana Golubeva

svetlana-golubevaSvetlana Golubeva has devoted her life teaching English as a foreign language to children and adults. Since finding Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar she has achieved amazing results with her current students. They were able to achieve highest scores in their state, international exams as well as Advanced Awards Competitions.

She has graduated from Saint Petersburg State University with a distinction in MA English Language. Her portfolio includes world recognized certifications such as TKT, CPE Cambridge Certificate in English and she has been Cambridge ESOL examiner.

Since joining Jolly Phonics team, she has been travelling to many cities in Russia, visiting schools, sharing experience, giving seminars and meeting head teachers and government officials as Jolly Phonics coordinator in Russia.

email:
lana.golubeva@yahoo.co.uk
email2:
headteacher@jollyenglish.org
tel:
Russia: +79217484379 UK +447826869522
website:
www.jollyenglish.org
travel:
Anywhere

Serbia

Veselinka Avramov

Veselinka-AvramovVeca Avramov qualified as a teacher in Serbia and later graduated from Queen Mary and Westfield College in London in English Literature. She lived and worked in London for many years before returning to Serbia. She taught English to young learners in Serbia before starting her own language school, Jolly Bear Centre. She has been impressed with the speed and enthusiasm of the children in learning with Jolly Phonics and she eagerly gives training to schools in the region. Veca is also the distributor for Jolly Phonics in Serbia.

email:
jollybear@sbb.rs

Snežana Radović

Snezana-RadovicSeka Radović qualified as an English teacher in Novi Sad and then had her qualifications recognised in the UK where she worked for almost a decade. She started using Jolly Phonics in London, seeing how it is a great method. Back in Serbia, together with her best friend and colleague, Veca, she founded the Jolly Bear Centre, in her case in Novi Sad. She has seen excellent results which she shares with other teachers in her training.

email:
jollybear2@eunet.rs

Slovakia

Viera Machálková

Viera Machálková, has been using Jolly Phonics since 2010. Currently, she teaches Jolly Phonics, Jolly Grammar and Jolly Music in her own language school Jolly Phonics Center in Slovakia. She believes that Jolly Phonics is the best phonics scheme she has ever seen as it makes the children feel so enthusiastic and confident about reading and writing. She especially promotes Jolly Phonics as a program for EAL (English as Additional Language) learners at the Basic Schools around Slovakia and Czech republic.

email:
educationinitiative.eu@gmail.com
tel:
+421 902 325 787
website:
www.jollyphonics.sk
travel:
Slovakia

Spain

Ashley Louise Liney

Ashley-LineyAshley is an experienced and qualified teacher. She has been teaching English to Spanish children for nearly 15 years and has been using her enthusiasm and knowledge, teamed with Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar to achieve remarkable results; in both infant and primary years. During this time she has seen how Jolly Phonics has been strongly introduced into the nursery system here in Spain and has found herself deeply induced within this area and has observed very high results.

Ashley also prepares for Cambridge exams A1-C1 and has found a different way of correcting older students using phonetics and Jolly Grammar.

email:
jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com
tel:
(34) 644402309
website:
www.facebook.com/Teacherashle
travel:
Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaen, Malaga, Murcia and Seville.

Premo de Graaf

Premo-de-Graaf

Barcelona

Premo “fell in love” with the Jolly Programme in 2008, since then she has been joyfully learning and growing with her Spanish speaking students. In her opinion, the multi sensory way of Jolly learning is a twenty-first century approach to the literacy process that each child has the right to go through with joy, and to inspire further love for reading. She has focused her attention on both infant and primary years, not only teaching in different levels, but also coaching other English teachers to successfully implement the programme.

email:
degraafpremo@gmail.com
tel:
(34) 608 196 973
website:
https://www.facebook.com/syntheticphonicsspain
travel:
Located in Barcelona and willing to travel throughout Spain and Andorra

Coral George

Coral GeorgeMadrid

Coral qualified as a teacher in Britain, starting her career in England followed by some time in Egypt, before joining the Spanish Ministry of Education/British Council “Bilingual Project” in 1998. While teaching infants, Coral used Jolly Phonics and was amazed at the children’s interest and progress, and the high standards of literacy she achieved. She subsequently founded “Jolly Centres” in Spain, where children, parents and teachers now enjoy her lively training. Coral also collaborates with various Universities. As a “Jolly Ambassador”, she works closely with Education Inspectors and Local Authorities. She currently works with her team of trainers to deliver synthetic phonics training all over the world.

email:
coralgar@gmail.com
tel:
629 641 404 or 921 432 680
website:
www.coralgeorge.com

Beki Wilson

Rebecca WilsonMadrid
Beki is a fully qualified and highly experienced infants and primary teacher; that has had excellent results when teaching English as a second language in Spain, through Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar. As part of her role within the British Council/MEC bilingual project, Beki also taught Art and Science and fully believes that a more creative approach to teaching can motivate young learners in any educational setting.

Becky currently works as a full-time teacher trainer and Literacy consultant for various schools and universities in Spain. She also organises courses in Europe and her enthusiastic and lively seminars demonstrate her passion for effective teaching.

You can find her on Facebook here.

email:
funphonicspain@yahoo.es
website:
www.funphonicspain.com
travel:
Will travel anywhere

Philippa Cole

Pippa ColeAlmeria

Philippa Cole is a native English speaker who has taught with Jolly Phonics for many years in Spain.  She has a broad understanding of synthetic phonics and the practical ability to achieve outstanding results with non-native young children.  She is keen to respond to the needs and requests of teaching staff in the South of Spain.

email:
elocjp@hotmail.com
travel:
South of Spain

Mercedes Monteagudo

Mercedes-MonteagudoMercedes is an experienced teacher who has been working as an English Language Teacher for 12 years. She has been using Jolly Phonics since 2009 and in 2010 she started her own Language School Ensiname, where she Jolly Phonics with children aged 2 – 12 years old. Mercedes is eager to help increase awareness of Jolly Phonics in Galicia and to help provide high quality phonics teaching.

email:
Mercedes.monteagudo@ensiname.es
tel:
886 319 051
website:
www.ensiname.es
travel:
Galicia

Yvonne Dalorto

Yvonne-DalortoMalaga and across Spain

Yvonne is the Head of Infants, KS 1 and Phonics Coordinator at a British School in Jerez. Yvonne qualified as a teacher in the UK, where she first started using Jolly Phonics in 2000.

She has been implementing Jolly Phonics and Grammar in bilingual schools in Spain since 2004 and more recently she has participated on the BEDA bilingual project; promoting the use of Jolly Phonics and Grammar in state schools with C. E. P. teacher training and the Escuela De Idioms in Andalusia. Yvonne participated in the introduction of phonic components with CLIL material endorsed by M. E. C. and has written infant course books for M. E. L. P. project.

Yvonne provides Jolly Phonics and Grammar training and Advanced training for cross curriculum planning and progression with phonics and grammar in the infant and primary years. Her training also uses Jolly Phonics and Grammar materials with ESL, Trinity Young Learners exams, B1 and Cambridge P. E. T.

Yvonne can provide training in Spain and Morocco.

Find Yvonne on Facebook: Synthetic Phonics Europe and Jolly Phonics and Grammar Global Training

email:
yvonnedalorto@gmail.com
email2:
for Morocco training: y.dalorto.trainingmorocco@gmail.com
tel:
(34) 682050034
travel:
All of Spain and Morocco

Joanna Mateo

Jerez de la Frontera

Joanna has been using Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar with spectacular results in private schools and nurseries with children aged 2-12. Jolly Music is included in the programme at her own academy itSoundsFun. Joanna has a great enthusiasm to spread her knowledge and ensure the correct usage of all the jolly methods, within the English language teaching community across Spain.

email:
joanna@itsoundsfun.com
tel:
(34) 686858145
website:
http://www.itsoundsfun.com
travel:
Spain

Leticia Barco

Toledo

Leticia is a qualified Infant and Primary Teacher. She started her career in a Private Bilingual School in Madrid with students aged between 3 and 6. She became a teacher for State Schools in 2005 and she has been doing her best in a Bilingual School in Toledo since then.  She has taught to all ages from 3 to 12 and has experienced extraordinary results on Literacy thanks to Jolly Phonics. She will be pleased to share all her achievements in Jolly Phonics with teachers, students and parents that, like her, want to see their pupils, sons and daughters grow up immersed in the amazing world of Synthetic Phonics. She is currently teaching English, Arts and Science and she can affirm that: “A Jolly Student is a happy and successful student”.

email:
letibarco@yahoo.es
tel:
610 50 64 21
website:
www.letileti.wikispaces.com
travel:
Toledo and Across Spain

The Netherlands

Neha Khanna

The Hague

Neha-KhannaNeha graduated from Bombay University with a Masters in Computer Engineering. She taught the College Freshman year in the Engineering program for 5 years. With a Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Neha is additionally TESOL and ECCE certified. From the minute she began using Jolly Phonics while working as a class assistant in Singapore, she experienced phenomenal success of the students learning English so efficiently. Neha continued to use Jolly Phonics upon moving to the Netherlands and now runs Pearl Kidzz Learning Centre.

Neha has been teaching Jolly Phonics for several years in both Singapore and the Netherlands. She witnessed the struggles children went through when learning to read and was sad to see children suffering from low self confidence and falling behind with basic communication skills. Neha sees how the Jolly Phonics programme has empowered children to enjoy reading, increase their vocabulary and learn in a fun way. The multi-sensory learning caters to every kind of child, with all children enjoying the programme and being motivated to learn. Jolly Phonics opens a child’s mind to a whole new world teaching. With reading, children build creativity and imagination.

Literacy is the basic right of every child and Neha wants to spread her knowledge of Jolly Phonics to train other educators and parents all over the world so they can also help their students achieve confidence and rediscover the joy of learning.

email:
khanna.neha2029@gmail.com
email2:
pearlkidzz@gmail.com
tel:
+31-622051316
website:
http://pearlkidzz.com/
travel:
All over Europe and India

Turkey

Irene Baysal

Irene-BaysalIrene Baysal, a UCLA graduate, has been teaching EFL in Turkey for 8 years. Currently she teaches kindergarten and 1st grade. She is very passionate about Jolly Phonics and is eager to provide training to teachers and schools to raise levels of literacy regardless of learning styles or difficulties.

email:
baysalirene@gmail.com
tel:
90-532-456-9997
travel:
Turkey

Ukraine

Inna Kell

Inna Kell is a professional Jolly Phonics trainer for Ukraine. She is from Sinelnikovo (near Dnipropetrovsk) and now divides her time between there and her main home in Lowestoft, England.  She has had experience of Jolly Phonics from trialling it in her learning centre in Sinelnikovo, where she has seen children absorbed and learning very successfully, despite having English as a foreign language.  Inna gives training in the Ukraine but it has to be scheduled in with her visits there.

Ukr: Інна Келл є професійним інструктором і консультантом “Джоллі Фонікс” – Україна для шкіл та органів управління освітою.
Ru: Инна Келл является профессиональным инструктором и консультантом “Джолли Фоникс” – Украина для школ и органов управления образованием.

Click here to watch Jolly Phonics Ukraine video

*Stockist for Jolly Learning products in Ukraine*

email:
jollyphonics.ukraine@yahoo.com
email2:
syntheticphonics.training@yahoo.co.uk
tel:
805663 40007 (Ukraine)
mobile:
01502 528961 (UK)
website:
www.jollyphonics-ukraine.com/

France

Les Débats de l’éducation – Phonics in France

Constance de Ayala has written a fantastic piece about synthetic phonics, discussing many English case studies in the October 2012 edition of Les débats de l’éeducation.

Click to download: “Des écoles anglaises au top: la révolution de la lecture dans les écoles publiques défavorisées”

 

Montenegro

Training in Montenegro

Spain

Pedro Izuzquiza talks Music and Phonics

Jolly Music Trainer Pedro Izuzquiza recently had an article published on music and phonics in an online music magazine Doce Notas.

Pedro talks about how music is important, but is not always a priority in the curriculum, some people may even say it is a ‘waste of time’! So Pedro discusses how he found himself in the position of having to teach music in English. Although he is a specialist music teacher, Pedro found he was not, at the time, comfortable teaching the subject in English, however very quickly grew to love it! Jolly Music has helped Pedro build a suitable repertoire for young ESL-learners with the use of simple, easy songs. Pedro goes on to give a lesson plan and mentions some of the music/english concepts that are covered.

To read the article in full (and in Spanish) please click here.

‘a, a, ants on my arm’

a, a ants on my arm

This short clip come from Leticia Barco Garcia’s Jolly Phonics training in Madrid. Participants enjoyed learning the songs and actions for each sound!

Training in Spain

Albacete

Training with Leticia Barco:

Jolly Phonics

Date: Saturday 1st April OR Sunday 2nd April
Saturday Time: 10:00-14:00 OR 16:00-20:00
Sunday Time: 10:00-14:00
Venue: Academia CEVI. Albacete – C/Blasco de Garay, 11

Join us in one of three Jolly Phonics training sessions. In this training we will learn the theory and principles of Jolly Phonics; learning the letter sounds, learning the letter formation, blending and segmenting and he trick words. We will cover these five skills through different workshops in which we will learn how to pit Jolly Phonics in practice in our schools. Evaluation and planning will also be covered in this training.

Full e-mail support, materials and certificate of attendance will be provided.

For more information and to book, call Academia CEVI. Tel: 96 796 33 59

Alicante

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Phonics Weekend Experience

Date: Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April, 2017

Venue: Sierra Bernia School – Sant Rafel 8, Alfaz del Pl, Alicante

This two day teacher training course will thoroughly prepare participants who have a desire to teach ESL students aged 2-14 years in schools or other settings.

If you want a truly comprehensive guide to teaching Jolly Phonics and Grammar, based upon pedagogical principles, then this is the course for you! This is a training course for both school teachers and non-teachers alike, with Jolly Learning trainers around the world having trained many people across a large variety of professions.

Over the 2 days, participants will be taught the lessons in real time by an experienced Jolly Trainer in Schools Project terms and matters. There will then be opportunities to discuss the pedagogy of each lesson and how it can best be taught to a group of young people in different settings. There will also be opportunities to work with other participants by guiding and being guided by them through the main structure, practices and skills, giving preparations for lessons. At the end of the course, participants will hopefully feel confident and ready to teach these lessons to young people.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL “The early years” – Jolly Phonics 

Date: Monday 10th April, 2017
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Venue: Sierra Bernia School – Sant Rafel 8, Alfaz del Pl, Alicante

Early years topics, language play, songs, art and role-play are some if the innovating projects we have ahead of us, keeping teachers on the ball. But it is possible for children in the earliest stages to become aware of how sounds are linked to letters and words, creating positive reading and writing experiences right from the beginning, let alone the excellent pronunciation we can obtain in such a short period of time! The use of Jolly Phonics as a literacy programme can do wonders for any struggling students of any age, but if you start to use this method with preschoolers, the results can be spectacular.

Raising awareness of the 5 core skills implemented in the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme is hugely beneficial for learning the different sounds in the English language. Creating natural teaching opportunities for introducing and reinforcing pronunciation, vocabulary and language comprehension skills, are essential for young ESL-learners and can form a natural part of our teaching environment.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.
Or contact the school directly via email  info@sierraberniaschool.es  or call 966.875.149

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Almeria

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL “The early years” – Jolly Phonics 

Date: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May, 2017

Venue: C.E.I La Casita de Chocolate, Jolly Good English Academy 28, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

Early years topics, language play, songs, art and role-play are some if the innovating projects we have ahead of us, keeping teachers on the ball. But it is possible for children in the earliest stages to become aware of how sounds are linked to letters and words, creating positive reading and writing experiences right from the beginning, let alone the excellent pronunciation we can obtain in such a short period of time! The use of Jolly Phonics as a literacy programme can do wonders for any struggling students of any age, but if you start to use this method with preschoolers, the results can be spectacular.

Raising awareness of the 5 core skills implemented in the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme is hugely beneficial for learning the different sounds in the English language. Creating natural teaching opportunities for introducing and reinforcing pronunciation, vocabulary and language comprehension skills, are essential for young ESL-learners and can form a natural part of our teaching environment.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Training with Ashley Liney:

Jolly Phonics Refresher and Extension Course

Date: Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June, 2017

Venue: Jolly Good English Academy 28, Roquetas de Mar, Almeria

This is a short course for teachers and parents who are already familiar with the Jolly Phonics programme and who would like to refresh they knowledge on synthetic phonics. A fun, practical course the reviews the 5 core skills of the method, using simple games and activities to liven up the classroom. Training provides guidance and ideas to help teach English to children; it is active and multi-sensory, with emphasis on consolidating the children’s knowledge and helping them develop an understanding of how the English language sounds and works.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Andujar

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Phonics Weekend Experience

Date: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June, 2017

Venue: Althea English School, Andujar

Two jam packed days of Jolly Phonics and Grammar teacher training!

During the first part of the course, we provide an introduction to synthetic phonics based on the methods of Jolly Phonics and the 5 core skills and will give advice on how to implement these skills. This includes a presentation of the letter sounds which are the basics of how to use Jolly Phonics on a daily basis in the classroom, with exercises for the year ahead.

On the second day, we continue with Jolly Grammar, including what each year of the Jolly Grammar Handbooks cover with examples of daily lesson plans. The day also offers a wide variety of adaptable and fun ESL friendly activities, games and ideas that can be used on a daily basis in any classroom setting, whilst we look at how a multi-sensory approach can reinforce literacy and comprehension skills, particularly with ESL learners.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

 

Bilbao-Bizkaia

Training by Beki Wilson:

Jolly Phonics – A Complete Introduction into Synthetic Phonics

Date: Saturday 1st July 2017
Time: 9:30 to 17:30
Venue: To be held at Hotel Conde Duque, Campo de Volantín 22, 48007, Bilbao-Bizkaia

This course is based on the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme and is aimed at educators wishing to introduce reading and writing in English at home or at school with young learners (4-5 year old children) or beginners.

Using a multi-sensory approach to teaching, this course will also focus on comprehension skills for ESL-learners and with many simple, practical ideas and activities this course is an excellent resource for any teacher in any educational setting.

For more information or to book a place on this course then please contact us as funphonicspain@yahoo.es or call 675078723. Limited places available. All are welcome!

Fun Phonics Spain – Teacher Training

 Cordoba

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Weekend Experience

Date: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March, 2017

Venue: World of English, Cordoba

Two days of Jolly fun and teacher training!

During the first part of the course we provide an introductory course to Synthetic Phonics based on the methods of Jolly Phonics and introducing the 5 core skills, giving advice on how to implement these skills. This includes a presentation of the letter sounds which are the basics of how to use Jolly Phonics on a daily basis in the classroom, with exercises for the year ahead.

On the second day, we continue with an introduction of Jolly Grammar, which includes what each of The Grammar Handbooks cover and examples of daily lesson plans. The course also offers a wide variety of adaptable and fun ESL friendly activities, games and ideas that can be used on a daily basis in any classroom setting, whilst we will be looking at how a multi-sensory approach can reinforce Literacy and comprehension skills, particularly with ESL learners.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com


Granada

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Phonics Weekend Experience

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June, 2017

Venue: I A G English School, Armilla, Granada

 

If you want a truly comprehensive guide to teaching Jolly Phonics and Grammar, based on pedagogical principals, then this is the course for you! This training course for both teachers and non-teachers alike.

Over the 2 days, participants will be taught the lessons in real time by Ashley who is experienced in Schools Project terms and matters. There will be opportunities to discuss the pedagogy of each lesson and how it can be best taught to a group of young people in different settings. There will also be opportunities to work with other participants by guiding and being guided by them through the main structure, practises and skills of Jolly Phonics and Grammar. By the end of the course, participants will feel confident and ready to teach these lessons to young people.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

  

Jaen

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Weekend Experience 

Date: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April, 2017

Venue: Keith and Lea Language School, Ubeda, Jaen

Two days of Jolly fun and teacher training!

During the first part of the course we provide an introductory course to Synthetic Phonics based on the methods of Jolly Phonics and introducing the 5 core skills, giving advice on how to implement these skills. This includes a presentation of the letter sounds which are the basics of how to use Jolly Phonics on a daily basis in the classroom, with exercises for the year ahead.

On the second day, we continue with an introduction of Jolly Grammar, which includes what each of The Grammar Handbooks cover and examples of daily lesson plans. The course also offers a wide variety of adaptable and fun ESL friendly activities, games and ideas that can be used on a daily basis in any classroom setting, whilst we will be looking at how a multi-sensory approach can reinforce Literacy and comprehension skills, particularly with ESL learners.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Training with Ashley Liney:

Jolly Phonics Introduction Course

Date: Saturday 22nd April, 2017

Venue: University of Jaen

This short course for teachers and parents who wish to learn the teaching benefits of the Jolly Phonics programme and who would like to indulge their synthetic phonics knowledge. A fun, practical course that reviews the 5 core skills of the method, using simple games and activities to liven up the classroom. Training provides guidance and ideas to help teach English to children using an active and multi-sensory method, with emphasis on consolidating the children’s knowledge and helping them develop an understanding of how the English language works.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Madrid

 

Training by Beki Wilson:

Jolly Phonics – A Complete Introduction into Synthetic Phonics

Date: Saturday 25th March 2017
Time: 9:30 to 16:30
Venue: To be held at the Work&Wifi, Calle Princesa 22, Madrid.

This course is based on the first year of the Jolly Phonics programme and is aimed at educators wishing to introduce reading and writing in English at home or at school with young learners (4-5 year old children) or beginners.

Using a multi-sensory approach to teaching, this course will also focus on comprehension skills for ESL-learners and with many simple, practical ideas and activities this course is an excellent resource for any teacher in any educational setting.

For more information or to book a place on this course then please contact us as funphonicspain@yahoo.es or call 675078723.

Fun Phonics Spain – Teacher Training

 

Training by Beki Wilson:

Jolly Grammar 1 & 2

Date: Saturday 1st April
Time: 9:30 – 14:00
Venue: To be held at Work&Wifi, Calle Princesa 22, Madrid

Jolly Grammar 1 & 2 follows on from Jolly Phonics to the second and third years for the programme and early primary stages. Letter sound knowledge is revised and refined and basic grammar concept are now introduced such as verbs, adjectives, sentence construction and the alphabet.
This course gives extensive support on how to introduce and implement the programme on a weekly basis at home or at school and there are many simple, easy and fun ideas and activities that are perfect for busy teachers and young ESL-learners in an educational setting.

Some previous knowledge of the Jolly Phonics programme is advisable.

For more information or to book a place on this course then please contact us as funphonicspain@yahoo.es or call 675078723.

Fun Phonics Spain – Teacher Training

 

Training by Beki Wilson:

Jolly Toddlers – A Prelude to Jolly Phonics and the Nursery Stages

Date: Saturday 29th April 2017
Time: 9:30 to 14:00
Venue: To be held at the Work&Wifi, Calle Princesa 22, Madrid.

This course is based on introducing and supporting pre-literacy skills and English language learning for very young learners (2-4 year olds).

Through the use of basic teaching tools such as stories, songs, rhymes and creative ideas and activities, we will be discussing how children can develop their vocabulary, language and comprehension skills.

This fun, practical-based course has been specifically designed for nursery and preschool educators, but anyone is welcome and no previous experience is required.

For more information or to book a place on this course then please contact us as funphonicspain@yahoo.es or call 675078723.

Fun Phonics Spain – Teacher Training

Marbella

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Weekend Experience

Date: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May, 2017

Venue: Let’s Click Education, San Pedro, Alcantara, Marbella

Two days of Jolly fun and teacher training!

During the first part of the course we provide an introductory course to Synthetic Phonics based on the methods of Jolly Phonics and introducing the 5 core skills, giving advice on how to implement these skills. This includes a presentation of the letter sounds which are the basics of how to use Jolly Phonics on a daily basis in the classroom, with exercises for the year ahead.

On the second day, we continue with an introduction of Jolly Grammar, which includes what each of The Grammar Handbooks cover and examples of daily lesson plans. The course also offers a wide variety of adaptable and fun ESL friendly activities, games and ideas that can be used on a daily basis in any classroom setting, whilst we will be looking at how a multi-sensory approach can reinforce Literacy and comprehension skills, particularly with ESL learners.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Seville

Training with Ashley Liney:

SPECIAL EVENT – Jolly Weekend Experience

Date: Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May, 2017

Venue: Academy Go Speak, Amate, Seville

Two days of Jolly fun and teacher training!

During the first part of the course we provide an introductory course to Synthetic Phonics based on the methods of Jolly Phonics and introducing the 5 core skills, giving advice on how to implement these skills. This includes a presentation of the letter sounds which are the basics of how to use Jolly Phonics on a daily basis in the classroom, with exercises for the year ahead.

On the second day, we continue with an introduction of Jolly Grammar, which includes what each of The Grammar Handbooks cover and examples of daily lesson plans. The course also offers a wide variety of adaptable and fun ESL friendly activities, games and ideas that can be used on a daily basis in any classroom setting, whilst we will be looking at how a multi-sensory approach can reinforce Literacy and comprehension skills, particularly with ESL learners.

Limited space! For more information or to book, contact Ashley at jollytrainerandalucia@gmail.com or call 644402309.

www.jollytrainerandalucia.com

Valencia

 

 

Training by Beki Wilson:

Jolly Phonics & Grammar 1&2 Training Weekend

Date: Saturday 13th May & Sunday 14th May 2017

Time: 9:30 to 16:30 & 10.00 to 14:00

Venue: The English Wink Language School and Bookshop (official Jolly Learning Ltd distributor)

These courses based on the first three years of the Jolly Phonics programme and are aimed at anyone wishing to introduce reading and writing skills to young learners though the use of a synthetic phonics programme.

Using a multi-sensory approach to teaching, this course will also focus on comprehension skills for ESL learners and with many simple, practical ideas and activities, this course is an excellent resource for any teacher in any educational setting.

For more information or to book a place on this course then please contact Beki at funphonicspain@yahoo.es or call 675078723. 

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Bringing Jolly Phonics to the Serranías De Ronda

Yvonne Dalorto, Jolly Learning certified trainer in Spain, has started working on the project aimed at improving the level of English in the Serranias De Ronda, Spain. The wonderful literacy project, endorsed and supported by Chris Jolly, will provide children in small villages’ schools with materials for learning to read and write in English.

English language is becoming of a more importance in Spain, where students are required to qualify at the B1 (Beginners 1) level English exam in order to continue their studies in higher education institutions. Children in Ronda’s secondary schools generally have lower levels of English due to the lack of consistent teaching and the lack of teaching materials. Many schools in villages are spaced out and the teachers are rotating their classes at the different village schools, providing several hours of English teaching weekly.

Twenty five teachers along with Yvonne Dalorto braved the freezing cold weather and, with the support of the local government the ‘Junta de Andalucia’, were able to deliver the training session at C.E.P (the Centre for Teacher Development) in Ronda. Yvonne Dalorto also had an opportunity to meet teachers in the region, who felt they were under equipped to deliver English classes and were frustrated with the time scale as well as the planning of English classes.

It seemed logical that using Jolly Phonics would address many problems that both teachers and students are currently facing. Chris Jolly was enthusiastic about supporting this literacy project in Ronda. He willingly donated 6 boxes of materials for schools, which were nominated by the local government. Once the teaching with the donated materials starts, children’s progress will be monitored. Participating teachers will also be encouraged to exchange their feedback, teaching ideas and discuss any issues that might occur in forum.