“The better you know a particular historical period, the harder it becomes to explain why things happened one way and not another… In fact, the people who knew the period best – those alive at the time – were the most clueless of all.” Non-fiction has never been a greatly… Read More
Xaviera graduated from the University of Cambridge with an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History following her BA in Classical Studies from King’s College London. She has worked as a tutor in local schools in Cambridge and with public organizations in Sweden. She has also worked with education in development – teaching at recreational centres in Colombia, and helping to establish education programmes to empower local communities in rural areas of Zambia and Uganda. She has extensive research experience and speaks Swedish and Spanish fluently in addition to English. Xaviera’s approach to teaching focuses on creative activity tailored to the students’ needs and encouraging students engagement and personal interests in reading and writing.
I want to encourage my students’ love for reading and writing – to help them gain a sense of wonder for the world of literature, ultimately leading them to excel in their English learning.
- University of Cambridge, MPhil Political Thought and Intellectual History
- King’s College London, BA Classical Studies
- Creative writing
- Design and illustration
Teaching should mean remembering ourselves as students – the subjects we loved, the ones we didn’t, what inspired us, what motivated us and sparked our curiosity, and what ultimately lead us to want to teach others. For me this means planning lessons guided by creativity and keeping students active and… Read More