Ms. Valerie Urrunaga

Valerie Urrunaga is a qualified Spanish and Literature teacher originally from Lima, Peru. She is currently enjoying live in Malta.
Graduated in Journalism and Literature at the Pontífice Universidad Católica del Perú, Valerie has experience with foreigner students. Between 2015 and 2017, she worked with Fathom Cruise Line, a non-profit traveling around Dominican Republic and Havana, providing aid to disadvantage children and women, where she was a teacher in different government schools in the islands. After that, she had the opportunity to tutor children and teenagers from the Peruvian-Chinese School where she focused on the importance of speaking and listening in the development of Spanish.

Watching children and adults learn and grow into loving a new language and culture is a very rewarding experience and this is a key motivation for Ms. Urrunaga, and the fundamental reason why she enjoys teaching.