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Valeria Pavlova
English Teacher

 

She has been working for the private preschool educational organization (CHU DOO) "Detskoe Pomestye” since 2019.

In 2019 she graduated from MSLU (Moscow State Linguistic University).

Valeria can speak three foreign languages, namely, English, German, and Armenian. At present, she continues to improve her skills in foreign languages at Moscow State Pedagogical University.

Valeria has been working with children since 2015. And she considers it as a source of her inspiration. Every day at our kindergarten children learn something new, and it's so wonderful to see the world through the enthusiastic eyes of children!

Valeria likes having fun with children, sings songs and dances with them, and in such a relaxed atmosphere, children learn the language and explore the world. It is very important that the teacher would be in tune with children. That is why Valeria strives to find a common language with each child and become a friend to him/her.

 

Svetlana Lukanina.
Nursery teacher

 

Svetlana graduated from the Moscow State Pedagogical University with a degree in Pedagogical Education.

At the University, she had an internship in kindergartens and schools.

She has been working with children since 2015. She prepares children, including children with mental disabilities, for school.

Svetlana regularly takes part in different conferences and seminars of the Distance Institute of Contemporary Education and increases the efficiency of her teaching activities.

She took part in the following events:

The webinar “Inclusive Education. Working with different categories of disabilities. "

The scientific seminar "Methodology of modern education".

The webinar "Whims, stubbornness, aggression and other problems in the behavior of a preschooler."

The online master class “Kindergarten teacher. PRO level ".

Svetlana easily gets on well with children and creatively arranges classes.

 

 

 

Derik Schwalen
English Teacher

 

 

Derik is a native English speaker and teacher from the USA, he graduated from Torch Trinity Graduate University, degree in Psychology. He has taught English to children in various countries such as the Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, and South Korea. As a teacher, Derik wants to help meet the English educational needs and goals for all of the children on their journey of learning English.

 

Irina Kapkina
English Teacher

 

She has been working for the private preschool educational organization (CHU DOO) "Detskoe Pomestye” since 2019.

In 2016 she graduated from the Baranovichi State University with a degree in English and information technology. She studied at the faculty of Slavic and Germanic languages. A pedagogical category was assigned.

Irina has such personal qualities that are required for the successful implementation of pedagogical activities. That is pedagogical ethics, responsibility, general culture, good attitude towards children.

Irina is a very open and charismatic person. She can easily come into contact with children and she tries to find an individual approach to everyone.

 

 

Jordan Robinson
English Teacher

 

Jordan is a native English speaker who graduated from the University of Portsmouth in England in 2017 with a degree in English Literature. At University he experienced tutoring students of all ages. In 2019 Jordan obtained his TEFL certificate for teaching English as a foreign language. He has always had an interest in Russia and is relishing the opportunity to work here. Jordan loves working with children of any age and enjoys the challenges involved with teaching children of varied abilities. Jordan’s interests include reading science-fiction and watching films.

Jordan is a kind, attentive person and understands that all children are individuals with their own specific needs and abilities.

 

Dmitry Abramov
Martial Arts Teacher

 

Dmitry A. Abramov is an active sportsman and experienced coach, the holder of a black belt in the Olympic sport of karate, recognized by WKF.

Dmitry is a competitor of all-Russian, international and European karate competitions: six-time medalist of the Russian championship, multiple champion and medalist of the Russian Cup, as well as a representative of the Russian national team at the international tournament in the Republic of Belarus 2019.

Martial arts help to develop strength, coordination, endurance, flexibility, response rate; have a beneficial effect on children’s neural development, training of discipline and self-control.

 

 

Yaroslav Savin
Teacher, football, PE.

 

He has been working in the CHU DDO "Detskoe Pomestye" since 2019.

He graduated with honors from the Russian State University of Sports, Youth and Tourism (SCOLIPE).

Multiple winner of all-Russian and regional football competitions. Participant of several international fitness festivals.

 He worked in children's football schools as a coach, methodologist, project development manager. He is involved in different activities: football, physical education, children's fitness.

He thinks that the main goal of his activity is to bring up a generation of children who will like physical activity, who will have good coordination and, in general, a motor skill required for further development in the selected sport, or just in an active life.

At his classes, he tries to teach by personal example and actively participates in all exercises and games.

 

Anna Shapoval
Nursery teacher

She has been working for the private preschool educational organization (CHU DOO) "Detskoe Pomestye” since 2017.

She graduated from the State-Financed Educational Institution of the Secondary Level Professional Education. Teacher Training College No 16 with qualification of Art teacher.

Since 2014 she has been studying “Social Psychology” at the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education.

Anna has a keen interest in art therapy, she constantly participates in the art therapy workshops.

 

She agrees with the Viktor Frankl’s opinion, who noted that “we’re never too old—or too young—to learn, it is always just in time..”

Marina Urkina
Nursery Teacher

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She has been working at KidsEstate since autumn of 2018. She graduated from the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute (formerly – named after Lenin) with a Bachelor degree. She gained the qualification of the psychologist-teacher of preschool education. She has the following additional certificates:

  • "Use of the motivational component in forming the children's interest in learning at the stage of pre-school preparation with the help of the textbooks issued by publishing house" VACO "
  • "The role of game in the socialization of children of preschool age"
  • "Children's aggression, what should we do?"
  • "Children's initiative supporting technologies in the educational process of an up-to-date kindergarten"
  • "The possibilities of digital didactics in forming the basis for learning activity in the senior preschool age"
  • "Emotional intelligence as a skill of the 21st century".

 

Marina is hard working and tries to bring her own ideas into the pedagogical process in the preparatory group. She is enthusiastic and attracts children, empathizes with children and supports them in their initiatives. She tries to teach the children to negotiate with each other and to cope with routine that is so necessary before entering the school.

Tatiana Kiryanova
Nursery teacher

She has been working for the private preschool educational organization (CHU DOO) "Detskoe Pomestye” since 2019.

In 2011 she graduated from the “Mitino Pedagogical College No. 18”, qualified as a teacher of preschool-age children. Physical Education Supervisor”.

In 2015, she graduated from the Moscow City Pedagogical University with a bachelor’s degree in Pedagogical Education.

She participated in such Research-to-Practice Conferences of the Moscow City Pedagogical University as "Preschool education in the contemporary world: experience, concerns, future considerations ", "Adult in the social development of a preschooler." In 2016-2017, she completed the advanced training courses ”Information and communication technologies and Internet resources in the professional activity of a preschool teacher, “Organization and planning of cognitive-research activities of preschoolers "," The development of logical-analytical and algorithmic thinking using a metasubject approach to teaching "at the Moscow Institute of Open Education. She has 7 years’ experience in teaching preschoolers. Tatiana is responsible, friendly, sensitive and attentive. Her pedagogical moto is “Not a child should understand you, but you should understand a child. Just because you were a child, and the child has not been an adult yet.

 

 

 

 

Irina Korobova
Nursery Teacher

She has been working for Kids'Estate since 2018.

In 1997 she graduated from the Teacher Training College in Torzhok, Tver region with a qualification “Teacher of preschool children”.

In 2001 she graduated from the Tver State University with a qualification “Teacher of preschool pedagogy and psychology”.

She completed the advanced training courses under the program of additional professional education for teachers - psychologists of educational institutions at the Tver Regional Institute for Teachers Training.

 10/01/2003 - 06/30/2005 - Lomonosov Moscow State University, professional retraining program "Psychoanalysis of personality and interpersonal relationships."

Irina is a very sociable and open person. She can easily reach out to children and find an individual approach to everyone

Sofia Sergeeva
Dance teacher

Sofia joined the Kids'Estate team in 2020.

Sofia is a master of sports, dancer of category I (International), participant of numerous dance competitions, Vice-champion of the Moscow Dance League and winner of two international grand prix in the style of choreography. Experience in working with children is over 8 years.

During her long career, Sofia has been a trainer, head of several dance clubs, judge at the competitive ballroom dancing, choreographic competitions, and various festivals.

Ekaterina Koroleva
Music Teacher

Joined to KidsEstate’s team in 2012.

Experience in teaching is 20 years.

Ekaterina graduated from the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music. Prior to become the member of our team Katya had been working as a music teacher at the British International School for 12 years. 

Katya is not only a born teacher, but the stage director and composer.

The performances and holidays produced by Katya are always the talented, bright, original and unique shows. Katya writes scripts herself. But she is capable to capture the personnel’s attention so that all the teachers and even children become her co-authors, discovering the new features and qualities in themselves through the creative work.

In addition Katya is a head of KidsEstate drama group, the performances of which have become our brand identity of recent years. All the performances are in English. They are written and adapted specially for our children by English composer Glyn Williams, Katya’s co-author.

Our performances became the laureates in the “Wonderful apple” international contest of children’s theater groups, won the first and second places.

For the last year working with a girl with disabilities Ekaterina obtained an extensive experience as a music therapist and opened a new side of her competency.

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