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Albulena Beqiri Gjikolli – Early Years 1 Teacher

Mrs. Albulena Beqiri Gjikolli received her university degree in Computer Science from the University of Business and Technology – UBT. She holds a master’s degree in General Pedagogy in Education from the University of Pristina. Albulena joined ILG School in 2011 and feels as though ILG School is her second home.

 

Albulena started working with children at a young age and while observing their different behaviors decided to seek a career to help them become awesome human beings. She believes that children are a gift and possess diverse talents and capabilities. She considers it a privilege to help facilitate their learning and academic growth. Albulena believes each student learns in their own way and style. She strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment where each student can have the opportunity to experience success and progress. She believes it is her goal to help encourage students to look beyond the four walls of the classroom and view the world around them as a place of learning and discovery. By doing this, she hopes to instill in them a desire to become lifelong learners.

 

In her family, she is known as a “great chef” because she spends a good amount of time cooking and exploring new recipes, especially for her little son. Albulena loves playing sudoku with her grandfather as it always turns into a fun competition.

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Albina Ahmeti – Early Years 2 Teacher

Ms. Albina Ahmeti was raised in Prishtina. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Child Care and Welfare for students in the Early Years age range. Ms. Ahmeti is now trained to teach the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). Ms. Ahmeti has been working with children since she was 18 years old.

She has worked as a teacher in medical high school and as a dental assistant for the last five years. Ms. Ahmeti also worked with the Play For All festival for children. Her career is focused on teaching and she believes that so often that the students you’re trying to inspire are the one that end up inspiring you. Ms. Ahmeti loves dogs and cooking.

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Delvina Blakçori – Early Years 3 Teacher

Ms. Delvina Blakçori is a pre-school education graduate from University of Prishtina – Faculty of Education. She was educated in private schools in Kosovo during her middle and high school years. She is currently completing her Master’s Degree in the field of Inclusive Education from the University of Prishtina.

Ms. Blakçori is now trained to teach the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). She is a teacher who loves her job and does things passionately by keeping in mind the children’s needs, interests, and desires.

Her goal is to have happy children in the classroom, who feel comfortable and confident to develop learning skills naturally. Ms. Blakçori serves on the ILG School Board as the Staff Representative.

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Adrijana Petrović – Early Years Specialist Teacher

Ms. Adrijana Petrovic joined ILG School in 2012. She is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)- American University in Kosovo (AUK). She is currently working on completing her Master Degree of Arts in Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) at the University of South Wales, UK.

Adrijana is now trained to teach the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). She is passionate about working with the Early Years and believes in teaching life skills in addition to an ageappropriate curriculum along with creating wonderful school time memories.. Adrijana enjoys her volunteer work with a variety of non-governmental organizations.

Moreover, she is a member of the KETNET (Kosovo English Teachers Network).After completing the ‘’Read Aloud Project’’ sponsored by the US department of State and the Regional English Language Office (RELO) , Adrijana was selected to continue with training other teachers in Kosovo and the region about the importance of read aloud in the classroom and how to prepare full lessons from a single book. Finally, Adrijana is the staff representative currently as well. Adrijana loves to learn languages and already speaks English, Albanian, Serbian, Macedonian,Italian, Turkish and Spanish.

She is self thought and is trying to learn playing the guitar and the keyboard during her free time.

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Besarta Isufi – Early Years 3 Teaching Assistant

Ms.Besarta Isufi joined ILG in 2011 and has been working with Early Years students as a teaching assistant. She grew up in Pristina, Kosovo, and graduated with a Master in Childhood Education from AAB University. Ms. Isufi is trained in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP).

She genuinely enjoys nurturing and caring for Early Years. Her philosophy is that each child is unique, therefore they learn and thrive at their own pace. She loves exploring different cultures and speaks English, Spanish, Albanian and understands a bit of Serbian. She likes traveling, reading and spending time with family.

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Diana Ibrahimi – Early Years Teaching Assistant

Ms. Diana Ibrahimi was raised in Preshevë. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature from the South East European University of Tetova. Prior to joining ILG School, she had been working as an EFL teacher in a primary school in Preshava.

In March 2019 she received her Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching Methodology at SEE University in Tetova. Ms. Ibrahimi is now trained in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP).

She loves learning new languages and exploring new cultures. Ms. Ibrahimi is very pleased to be part of the ILG School staff and is excited to share her experiences with her new students.