Sung Eun Chung is a vice principal at Agape Montessori Education Center, a private primary school near Daegu. She has a degree in Child Education and English Literature from Myoungji University in Seoul, Korea, and a masters degree in Education from Loyola College in Maryland, USA. She has been teaching with Jolly Phonics for over 10 years during which time she has been amazed how it has been fun and easy to teach phonics to Korean children and teachers. She has seen their English pronunciation improve greatly by learning each sound accurately. She is keen to train in Korea so as to “spread this great method”!
Yoonji Chung is a preschool teacher in Agape Montessori Education Center since 2008. Before that she worked in Agape Language Institute 2007-2009 as a Jolly Phonics teacher. She has Association Montessori International (AMI) Certification for 3-5 years old children and a bachelor degree in Kyungbuk National University, where she did a double major in psychology and child-family studies, with a minor in English. She loves Jolly Phonics so much because it gives confidence to everyone – not just children, but adults too! She wants to help many people, especially children and teachers, to have confidence in English. She is eager to train more teachers because she believes that Jolly Phonics is the best way to achieve that; during her teaching experiences she has seen children and teachers who gained confidence in reading English words through Jolly Phonics.
Josh Robbins is an Early Years and EAL specialist, with over 10 years of teaching and leadership experience in a range of schools. He is a fully qualified British Teacher, who holds an additional diploma in TESOL, and an MA in International Education from the University of Sunderland in the UK. Having provided CPD both internally and externally on phonics pedagogy, he has a passion for phonics and believes that Jolly Phonics is an excellent way of motivating and engaging children in the all important journey from learning to read to reading learn. Aside from this, Josh believes that more parents and teachers need to be made aware of the importance of phonics and is keen to share his expertise and love of Jolly Phonics with others.
Willing To Travel To: Asia, Middle East.
Terry has been working with young EFL and ESL learners from many countries and cultural backgrounds in both traditional and Montessori settings for over 13 years (using Jolly Phonics since 2012). He has a K-12 ESOL teaching certification in the U.S., a Masters degree in TEFL/TESL from The University of Birmingham U.K. and a Bachelors degree in Sociology. He knows from experience that Jolly Phonics is the best phonics program on the market having used a number of other phonics systems in his classrooms over the years. He wants to share his enthusiasm for this system with teachers who wish to get their students ready to read and communicate in English.