■ Universidad de Buenos Aires, Instituto Superior n 24 B. Houssay. Asociación Argentina de Profesores de Español.
■ Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)
Maria Laura D'Amico (Laura) is a qualified native Spanish speaker with more than 13 years teaching in the education industry including 9 years teaching Spanish and English languages in NZ.
She has worked in several environments: schools, private institutions, one-to-one and in-company classes in Argentina and New Zealand. Laura's experience comes from her studies in Argentina and NZ.
Laura is a CELTA qualified teacher and has taught at Dominion English School Christchurch, Christchurch College of English Limited and GEOS Christchurch Language Centre.
She has taught adults and children alike. In Argentina, she taught English as a second language. When she moved to NZ, her focus moved to teaching Spanish and opening Christchurch's first dedicated Spanish Language Institute - Speak Spanish™.