David has been teaching German and English as foreign languages in educational settings around the world since 2004. He studied at the University of Bamberg in Germany, where he completed his first state exam (BA Hons equivalent) in English/EFL, Geography and Educational Science, and the USA, where he did his master’s degree in German with a concentration in second language acquisition and language pedagogy at the University of South Carolina.
Raj studied for degrees in Mathematics at Keele University (BA Hons) and Oxford University (MSc) and has over 35 years teaching experience in Private Schools, Grammar Schools and Colleges.
He is also an Associate Lecturer for The Open University.
Throughout academic study, Tim has continually set himself high expectations; he achieved nearly all A* grades at GCSE, and secured a high International Baccalaureate result that enabled him to study English at the University of Exeter. He fully applied himself at degree level, enjoying the diverse and challenging modules (as well as his year abroad focusing on North American literature in Canada), and he was very pleased to ultimately be awarded a First-Class Honours classification.
Hafsa completed her PGCE at the IOE in London, completing her teaching practice at two state-schools in Camden and Harrow. She then took up a full-time teaching and Head of House post at Harris Westminster Sixth Form, a new school set up in 2014 as a joint initiative between Westminster School and the Harris Federation to make a Westminster-style education available to London's brightest and most able students.
A committed student at school, gaining all As and A*s at GCSE and straight As at A-Level, Victoria then headed to Durham University to study English. A passion for the subject led her to pursue a career as a teacher, where she spent two years working in the UK and gaining a PGCE whilst employed as a teacher.