Debbie Jones is a UK teacher currently employed at Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok. Since introducing Jolly Phonics at Shrewsbury, she has found the programme hugely successful and easy to deliver. Debbie offers a range of training packages for schools wishing to introduce Jolly Phonics and for those who would like further training.
Raiwin is currently a Jolly Phonics coach and PYP EAL teacher at the IB Trilingual International School in Bangkok. Mentoring struggling students brought her to attend Jolly Phonics courses and she gained one-on-one training from Sue Lloyd, the co-author of Jolly Phonics programme. After successfully using Jolly Phonics for several years, she is thrilled to share fantastic results with other educators: Jolly Phonics has managed to help children and adults learn to read English with clear pronunciation in such a fun and easy way!
Sonyja is an enthusiastic teacher with extensive experience in teaching Phonics to Kindergarten level students at Bangkok International Schools. Through her daily teaching of Phonics she avails of Jolly Phonics’ varied products, thus stimulating and engaging the interest of young learners. Having progressed through the Jolly Phonics program rapidly and being able to read competently her students have moved on to Jolly Grammar 1 and together they have found it both enjoyable and child-friendly.
Sonyja takes pride in teaching students who are struggling as she is confident that Jolly Phonics can reach the learning style and ability of all classroom language learners, thus leaving no room for any child to be left behind. Sonyja enjoys informing and demonstrating how to best utilize Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar 1 to parents, fellow teachers and /or other interested parties.
Dott has had a wide range of experience in teaching English to young learners and university students, especially those who study and use English as a Foreign Language. With a Master of Education in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), she is passionate about improving English proficiency. She is confident that synthetic phonics (specifically Jolly Phonics) is the right start for children.
Having carried out a research project in Thailand, Dott has seen tremendous improvement in her children’s enthusiasm to read English and their reading performance impresses her. She has continuously received positive feedback from the children, parents, class teachers, school principal to name a few. She is eager to spread the practicality of Jolly Phonics for both international and Thai school children.
Nat is a manager at Napatsorn School and Napatsorn Natthanon School in Thailand, where he is responsible for planning the curriculum and language programmes of students aged between 3-12 years. Here he also held a research project using Jolly Phonics for Kindergarten 2, 3, and Primary 1 years.
As his research has shown positive results of using Jolly Phonics, he hopes he can help both Thai and other children with Jolly Phonics.
Stephen Jones is an experienced teacher trainer who delivers Jolly Phonics Workshops to teachers, teaching assistants and groups of parents throughout Thailand. In his nine years of using the Jolly Phonics programme, he has seen outstanding results at his own school and has helped many schools, teachers and parents to achieve similar success.
He is excited about helping educators improve the level of English literacy in Thailand. His workshops are highly practical giving you many ideas of how to best use the materials with your children. They also focus on building both knowledge of and confidence in the Jolly Phonics programme.
Stephen has seen that children love Jolly Phonics and it not only gives them literacy skills but also improves their pronunciation as well as their confidence in all areas of English.
Mr. Loch Chapple is a qualified and experienced instructor who holds a Bachelor of Psychology degree from Jones University. Mr. Chapple has used Jolly Phonics and Grammar with outstanding results from international countries such as UK, USA, China, Philippines, Russia, Korea, Japan and Thailand.
In addition to being a certified Jolly Phonics and Grammar professional trainer, Mr. Chapple has extensive knowledge and experience teaching primary school grades as well as training teachers at both private and international schools throughout Thailand and neighbouring countries.
Currently, Mr. Chapple works as the Head of Kindergarten and Lower-Primary Grades, and also the Head of Development and Planning for Burapha Phatthanasart School.
Nina has used Jolly Phonics and Jolly Music extensively to train management, teachers and young children from several international and underprivileged, non-English speaking schools, with the specific intention to develop and create self-learners who can read and write English with deep understanding.
She launched both programmes in her own preschool and childcare centre – Gaia – 10 years ago with excellent results. Nina also trains and coaches schools and staff in setting up systems, curriculum development, planning and assessment based on their needs and vision.