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English Teacher

Ellen is a certified TEFL teacher with experience. Ellen began her teaching career with online teaching, she taught both adults and children. With small children, she learned songs and counting rhymes, taught new words and expressions in a fun, playful way. With older students, Ellen emphasized the development of speaking skills, pronunciation and vocabulary expansion. After studying Russian language and culture at the university, and after a year of exchange at Moscow State University, Ellen decided to come to Russia to expand her teaching experience.

Ellen is a kind, energetic and creative teacher who knows effective techniques and methods of working with children, who knows how to present the material in the most interesting and understandable way. Ellen has two little nieces, and therefore it is surprisingly easy for her to approach any child and create a comfortable, learning-friendly atmosphere in the lessons. Children happily go to her lessons and immerse themselves in the fascinating world of learning English.

Yaroslav Savin
Teacher, football, PE

He has been working in the CHU DOO "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.

Valeria Platko

Valeria graduated with honors from the Moscow State Linguistic University obtaining a Bachelor degree in Psychology, and is currently doing her Master’s degree at the Moscow State Pedagogical University majoring in “Pedagogical Education".
Valeria has a profound knowledge of general and developmental psychology, knows how to elaborate an efficient psychological training program and has basic sand tray therapy skills. She speaks English and German.
Valeria loves working with preschoolers, she teaches them how to cope with their emotions and build relations with other people, helping her little pupils to prepare for school.
Apart from phychology, Valeria is also passionate about drawing, saberfighting, Kyokushinkai karate and theatre – she used to be a member of the open student theater "Psyche".

Anastasia Gerasimova
Nursery Teacher

Anastasia has been working for Kids'Estate since 2022.

In 2020, she graduated from the Moscow region state university with a qualification "Russian Philology, Russian as a foreign language"

Anastasia has experience as a teacher of Russian language and literature at school, as well as working with foreign students.

Since 2021, she is a nursery teacher.

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..”

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

Valentina Solomennikova
Music Teacher

Valentina graduated with honours from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, successfully defending her thesis "Genetic, synchronic and diachronic approaches to the folk-singer art of Buryatia".
A laureate of:
— All-Russian and international vocalist competitions;
— State Prize of the Republic of Buryatia;
— Ulan-Ude City Mayor Award.
The winner of the television competition "Let's light the stars with STS". A jury member of international singing competitions.
Valentina is a creative person, positive and active.

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