Joanne Fernando

Joanne obtained her diploma in the Montessori method of education in Sri Lanka in 2012 and followed on with a certified course on Counselling Psychology. Joanne taught in a Montessori Nursery in Sri Lanka for two years then moved to Dubai in 2014 to continue her passion for working with children. She has since completed her Cache level 3 in Childcare and Education while working as a Teaching Assistant with us at IDEA. She regularly attends CPD courses based on Early Years education and the most up to date approaches to use in the classroom. Joanne has also established our afternoon club provision, leading staff and planning exciting and engaging activities for all children. Joanne has a keen interest in following children’s interests in order to plan motivating and fun activities for children in her care.