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

Marina

Teacher

Marina studied to obtain her ELE (Spanish teaching) qualification, and soon after, her childhood dreams became reality: She worked as a child educator for 8 years.

“Teaching kids requires a lot of patience, creativity and tons of energy, but you get back the purest affection”

Laura graduated as a Classical Philologist in the University of Salamanca. She focused in Ancient Greek and Latin. After that, she obtained the Teaching Certificate. She is a qualified DELE examiner and she has been teaching Spanish in Spain and Hong Kong.

Laura loves literature, music and all kinds of sports. In Hong Kong Laura is most likely to be seen hiking or on the Rugby pitch.

Laura Fernández

Teacher

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.

Marina

Teacher

Marina studied to obtain her ELE (Spanish teaching) qualification, and soon after, her childhood dreams became reality: She worked as a child educator for 8 years.

“Teaching kids requires a lot of patience, creativity and tons of energy, but you get back the purest affection”

Paola Ferrando

Teacher

Graduated as Social Worker and Sociologist in the University of Valencia, Paola has combined her professional life with learning different languages. When she realized how much she loved languages, she got the Spanish Teacher certificate (ELE) and right after, she started to teach Spanish at Middlesex University in Mauritius and to different foreign students.

Laura Fernández

Teacher

Laura graduated as a Classical Philologist in the University of Salamanca. She focused in Ancient Greek and Latin. After that, she obtained the Teaching Certificate. She is a qualified DELE examiner and she has been teaching Spanish in Spain and Hong Kong.

Laura loves literature, music and all kinds of sports. In Hong Kong Laura is most likely to be seen hiking or on the Rugby pitch.