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Staff Profile: Fiorella Balbuena

Fiorella Balbuena

Spanish Teacher

To share our culture, our language and our way of life in an international environment allows us to build a better world. It is great opportunity for me to be  in Saigon. I am very happy to be able to live and to leave a little bit of myself here.

Licence in Secondary Education, Specialising in Spanish Language and Literature, Instituto Pedagógico Monterrico, Peru

Master in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language,

University of Alcala, Spain

Fiorella joined BIS Secondary in 2021 after working 6 years in Primary Campus. Fiorella has worked as a Spanish Literature Teacher in international schools in Lima as well as teaching as a Pedagogical Institute.

She has taken part in educational projects training teachers in less developed areas of Lima and creating resources to teach Literature in Secondary schools.

Fiorella is an IB examiner in Spanish A: Language and Literature since 2014. She is currently finishing a Doctorate in Sociolinguistic Studies.

Passionate about Literature, she particularly admires Mario Vargas Llosa. Fiorella also enjoys boxing, dancing Salsa and running.