President and Financial Director
President of the School, in charge of administration and finance, Sandra was born in Basel (Switzerland), she speaks German, English, Chinese, Italian and has years of experience in language schools. Sandra also worked as a missionary in Hong Kong for 10 years.
Owner of the School, Michele has twenty years of professional experience in various companies, he speaks English, Spanish and very fast Italian! You will bump into him in the corridor, he almost always has a telephone in his hand, and sometimes a guitar!
Milva is in charge of reception and is the first point of contact for students. She has been with us since 1989 and deals with course enrolments and general administration. Kind, unflappable and resourceful, Milva solves any problem that might come up, or at least tries to!
The outcome of language courses depends largely on the quality of the teaching staff.
All our teachers are:
– native language speakers with degrees in languages or humanities;
– DITALS II level certified. (the most important certificate in Italian Language Teaching);
– with estensive teaching experience.
Director of studies
In charge of all the courses and teaching staff, Gianni develops the School academic programmes and materials and organises extra-curricular academic activities. He has over 25 years teaching experience. Gianni in author of several schoolbook for Italian language students, is a DITALS trainer, CELI, AIL and CILS examinator.