Karen Bridges is an experienced British teacher who has spent two years teaching in a village school in the Ashanti region. Not only has she taught with Jolly Phonics but she has trained the local teachers. She saw literacy rates in the school jump from 2% to 50% in just one term. Now she gives training more widely in Ghana, and balances her time between Ghana and the UK.
Dorcas Baffoe-Bonnie has been teaching with Jolly Phonics for many years at Bishop Bowers School in Accra where she has seen a huge improvement as a result. Dorcas graduated from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana which she followed with a Child Welfare Certificate at the School of Continuing Education at the University of Leeds.
Roberta has over sixteen years of teaching experience in both the public and private sectors of education in Ghana. She has been teaching adults and children with reading challenges with Jolly Phonics and has observed that these group of people who have been introduced to Jolly Phonics see a tremendous increase in their level of reading, enthusiastic about reading and find reading meaningful and interesting. Roberta graduated from the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana.
Janet graduated from the University of Ghana with B.A.(Hons) in Spanish and Political Science and also has a French background. She has helped set up a number of preschools where she introduced and trained teachers to useJolly Phonics. Janet has a training centre where courses are taken by children and adults learning to read and write English, information on trainings are found here. She has done a course in Basic Montessori and recently completed a course in Psychology and Fundamentals of Storytelling in Education for Teachers and Trainers. She is eager to help bring better quality teaching to every school in Ghana. She can offer training anywhere in Ghana, or beyond.