Our Teachers - The Spanish Academy

Our Teachers

All our teachers are highly-qualified and experienced in teaching Spanish.

But above all, they all love learning foreign languages and understand how gratifying it is to master a language.

Jorge obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at University of La Rioja (Spain) and qualified as a Spanish teacher (ELE). Moreover he completed several courses in Instituto Cervantes.

An amateur actor and comedian, Jorge loves theatre and monologues. Jorge has taught Spanish in Spain, India and the US and writes a blog about education and travel with more than 45.000 visits to date.

Jorge Adiego

Principal & Teacher

David Barral

Principal & Teacher

After obtaining the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and ELE (Spanish Teaching), he has been teaching Spanish in the US, Spain, Morocco and Hong Kong.

David loves traveling as well as outdoor sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, hiking and surfing.

After graduating as a translator, Claudia began teaching Spanish during an exchange programme to South Korea, and later completed an intensive course for teachers.

A lover of arts and crafts, her creativity and cheerful personality is an instant hit with both kids and adults.

Claudia

Teacher

Yolanda Barba

Teacher

Yolanda graduated as Economist ( Marketing specialist) at the University of Barcelona. She has been teaching at the University of Barcelona and Open University of Catalonia for a long time. She qualified as a Spanish Teacher (ELE) and obtained a Postgraduate diploma as an Expert in teaching Spanish to children and teenagers at the University of Barcelona.
She is very enthusiastic and loves travelling, hiking, books and Zumba

Jorge Adiego

Principal & Teacher

Jorge obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at University of La Rioja (Spain) and qualified as a Spanish teacher (ELE). Moreover he completed several courses in Instituto Cervantes.
An amateur actor and comedian, Jorge loves theatre and monologues. Jorge has taught Spanish in Spain, India and the US and writes a blog about education and travel with more than 45.000 visits to date.

David Barral

Principal & Teacher

After obtaining the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and ELE (Spanish Teaching), he has been teaching Spanish in the US, Spain, Morocco and Hong Kong.

David loves traveling as well as outdoor sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding, hiking and surfing.

Claudia

Teacher

After graduating as a translator, Claudia began teaching Spanish during an exchange programme to South Korea, and later completed an intensive course for teachers.

A lover of arts and crafts, her creativity and cheerful personality is an instant hit with both kids and adults.

Yolanda Barba

Teacher

Yolanda graduated as Economist ( Marketing specialist) at the University of Barcelona. She has been teaching at the University of Barcelona and Open University of Catalonia for a long time. She qualified as a Spanish Teacher (ELE) and obtained a Postgraduate diploma as an Expert in teaching Spanish to children and teenagers at the University of Barcelona.

She is very enthusiastic and loves travelling, hiking, books and Zumba