Paola Rossi


She began teaching in 1979 in Rome, in a school founded by Ms. Bianca Maria Scabelloni, where a teaching method inspired to Rudolf Steiner's pedagogical indications was followed.

In order to best meet the educational needs of children, she has attended courses in painting, pottery, music, singing, theatre education and psycomotor education.

To enrich her knowledge and educational experience, she has also worked in the Steiner field of therapeutic pedagogy.

From 2010 to 2013 she taught at Sant'Ivo Institute of Rome and in the school year 2013-2014 she worked at the state kindergarten.

Hannah Victoria Burton


Hannah has grown up in London, England. She has worked with children since the age of 16, working as a nanny and as an au-pair in Brisbane (Australia), Los Angeles (USA), and London (UK). She has worked for all ages and ethnicities. Her passion came for teaching while working at a preschool in Los Angeles during her stay. Growing up she was influenced by her father's caring and patience as a teacher at University College London, and her sister's confidence and passion for teaching English in Vietnam.
She has been living in Rome for 3 years, and during this time has studied for a Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) 168-hour certificate.
After completing this, and post Covid, she started working in a private preschool for 3-5 years old. Her primary roles were employing a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media, etc.) to teach children subjects covering but not limited to Phonics, Math, STEM, and educational projects about the body.
She would be observing each child to help improve their social competencies and build self-esteem.
Additionally creating a fun and loving environment for 12+ students while following and implementing the curriculum, planning and preparing the classroom for daily activities to run smoothly and efficiently. Lastly communicating progress and daily activities with parents and members of leadership.

Giulia Ortelli


Daughter of an Italian father and British mother Giulia was born and raised in Chester , North West England.  After completing her secondary education she moved to London to continue her further education obtaining a BA Hons degree in International Business Studies with Italian and Spanish from Brunel University followed by the Cambridge T.E.F.L certificate in order to be able to teach English as a foreign language.

She worked for a year for a private school in Madrid teaching English to both children and adults. In 1997 she moved to Rome where she continued her teaching in a language school . Over these years she taught English to a variety of age groups and levels:  from elementary to preparation for official Cambridge exams, such as KEY, PET and FCE and also the IELTS exam and Business English. 

Upon getting married and deciding to start a family in 2001 she changed career direction and worked part time for many years in the tourism industry in order to be able to dedicate her time to her three children who are all bilingual.

At the beginning of 2017 she made the decision to return to the world of teaching  and rediscovered her passion for working with children

Amanda Malafarina


She obtained a double degree in piano at the College for Music under the guidance of maestro Sergio Cafaro, and in music education at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese. She continued her studies attending the courses of the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia in Rome, and others, recognized by the Ministry of education. 

She has been teaching with passion piano and propaedeutics music for 25 years and music education for 12 years at the nursery and primary school  Sant'Ivo in Rome.

She graduated in music therapy at the l.U.Me. N.A. and she worked as a trainee at the Maternity ward of ASL RM XVI under the supervision of neuropsychiatrist Maria Brahmins.

She majored in music in pregnancy and she developed and created some activities she proposed in the context of childbirth preparation classes at Gemelli hospital. 

Following the birth of her first daughter, she delved into the Gordon method, specializing in music education for young children.

She founded and run the Cultural Association S.I.N.G. which aims to spread music education through instrument courses for all ages and concert lectures for schools.

She organizes concerts in which children and teenagers can experiment with various musical instruments as soloists, Chamber music performer and orchestra.

She firmly believes in the importance of music practice from an early age, to improve both human and affective relationships, in children and teens. She has dedicated her life to the teaching of music because she does believe in the beneficial power it has on the human being and because she loves to teach children. 

Pamela Rado


Since she was a child she has shown strong attitudes for sports activities and theater play.

She obtained a high-school diploma at the "Istituto Magistrale Pedagogico/Linguistico" E. Palumbo "in Brindisi in 1999, she choose an artistic curriculum for her university studies and graduated in 2008 in Cultural Heritage with curriculum (Science and Technology of Art, Music and Entertainment) at the University of Lecce with a thesis entitled "Theater in schools as an alternative pedagogy".

In 2010 she moved to Rome and carried on her studies of theater in the schools and discovered another passion closely related to it, which is the psychomotricity, continuing her training.

Since 2014 she has been collaborating with various associations and with kindergarten and primary schools, teaching theater and psychomotor skills.

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