Studying in the UK

Joanne Gaweda

Joanne Gaweda

Senior English Teacher and Teacher Trainer

MA (Hons) in Medical Sciences from Cambridge University, Trinity Diploma in TESOL (St George International)


Jo is a very experienced teacher trainer and teacher. Since joining SGI in 2009, she has become one of our key teacher trainers, and is often the course leader on our Trinity Certificate courses. She has also taught our English Teacher Refresher courses for Overseas English since 2010, and co-wrote much of the material for the new refresher courses launched in 2015, including the Creative Methodology for Teachers option.

Besides her teacher training work, Jo regularly teaches our Business English, General English and IELTS group classes. She also regularly works as an examiner for the Trinity GESE examinations and also worked for SGI for a year at our school in New Delhi, India as the Academic Director. 

Interesting fact:

Jo has a tremendous amount of teaching experience, having also worked as a Biology and Chemistry teacher at a secondary school for four years in Zambia, Africa before becoming an English language teacher.