GISOEL Mission Statement
At Glasgow International School of English Language, we are dedicated and committed to teaching with an emphasis on student satisfaction. Our Mission is:
- To provide the highest quality of education for all
- To create a framework which is conducive to teaching, learning and development
- To promote equality
- To teach the duties and responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic society
- To equip students with appropriate language skills to prosper in a changing environment and society
- To encourage and foster creativity and ambition
GISOEL Academic Staff Directory
Glasgow International School of English Language staff directory includes professional University lecturers, Secondary School teachers and teaching assistants; our teaching team are ALL university graduates.
GISOEL Head Teacher
Veronica graduated with joint honours in Education and Religious Studies from University of Stirling in 1990. Since graduating, Veronica has been teaching in U.K. secondary schools. Veronica has specialised in teaching English and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for the last 10 years. Veronica is a GTC registered teacher, which is a requirement to teach in any U.K. state and independent sector registered school. You can read Veronica’s students’ personal appraisals in our student feedback section.
Kirsten graduated from the University of Glasgow with a 2:1 honours degree in virology in 2002, followed by a MSc in I.T in 2003. She then began studying for a PhD in medicine, graduating in 2007. Kirsten has worked as a research associate at the University of Glasgow BHF for the last 5 years. In addition, Kirsten has worked as a facilitator in problem based learning (PBL) groups for 1st and 2nd year medical students at the University and tutored PhD and MSc students within the Medical faculty. Kirsten has recently achieved a CELTA qualification.
James graduated from Stirling University in 2000 with a BSc in Psychology. His interest in language took him further South to Liverpool, where he studied for his MSc in linguistics. Since then, James has worked with children and young adults in secondary and higher education.
More recently, James has been involved with Co-operative Group’s Charity of the Year for 2011, Enable Scotland – campaigning for a better life for children and adults with learning disabilities.
Brendan has a joint Honours degree in English Language and English Literature from the University of Glasgow, an Introduction to Tefl certificate from the University of Strathclyde, and a Certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (CELTA) from the Randolph School of English. Brendan has taught English language courses in English language schools, colleges and Universities in Scotland.