Gizem graduated in 2012 with a BA Honours in English Literature with Creative Writing at the Institute of Education, UCL, UK and then went on to successfully complete her PGCE in Secondary English. Since then, she has spent 4 years teaching in two very different schools in London. Last year, she was the Literacy Co-ordinator for the school and successfully implemented strategies across the curriculum. Gizem believes in Quality First Teaching and strives to implement differentiation and effective feedback for all of her students. She understands that every student is different and strives to build a strong rapport with them.
Gizem enjoys reading Modern Literature and writing. She is currently working on her own novel and is always looking for inspiration. She also enjoys going to the cinema and the theatre regularly. Gizem enjoys travelling to new places and experiencing new cultures and is looking forward to living in Shanghai.