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Joanna Wallace

Joanna Harrison

Year 3

Originally, I am from Portsmouth in the UK and I graduated from Plymouth University in the south of England. Before coming to Dubai, I taught for two years in Aldershot, England and have now taught at NAS Dubai for 7 years.

I have taught in different Year groups during my time at NAS, including Year 1, Year 4 and Year 3. I am excited to be returning to Year 3 and joining the amazing Year 3 team. I am passionate about making learning active and engaging, making sure it is an enriching and relevant curriculum that children can be motivated by. I want to make sure the children are happy, independent learners and can access an inspiring learning environment.

Personally, when I am not walking my dog or spending time with my son, I like to go to the gym and I enjoy photography. I am also always itching to explore and experience new things and places. I love travelling and experiencing different cultures and thoroughly enjoy living abroad and experiencing the different cultures that we share in the school and in the UAE.

Being part of NAS Dubai has been an exciting journey for me and I have enjoyed taking on new teaching challenges. I look forward to meeting my new class and to have a great year ahead.