The team


Joanna has worked as a Specialist Study Skills Tutor for over 12 years, providing support for students at a number of universities: The Open University, London Metropolitan University, University of West London, SOAS University of London, University of Hertfordshire, Oxford Brooks University, University of Bedfordshire, University of Northampton, Ruskin College Oxford.

Joanna is also a qualified Autistic Spectrum Disorder Mentor.

Previously, working in Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) at The Open University, Joanna held a Student Services Management role in which she contributed to the creation of a three tier IAG service. 

Joanna has also held adult education teaching and support roles at Milton Keynes Adult Continuing Education, Milton Keynes College and 'Wicked Smart Tuition' providing English and Spanish tuition in one to one and class sessions, and supporting disabled students.

BA (Hons) Language Studies - The Open University

BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth - The Open University

Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Advice and Guidance - OCR

Dyslexia Action DACPD92 - Supporting Study Skills in Adults with Dyslexia, Level 5

Dyslexia Action DACPD96 - Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology, Level 5

Level 3 Certificate in Delivering Learning - City & Guilds

Level 2 Certificate Adult Learner Support - City & Guilds 

Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) - i-to-i


The Dyslexia Guild, Association of NMH providers, North London Chamber of Commerce

Yassmine is an experienced CELTA qualified English tutor, with a bachelors degree in media and communication. She has a creative background, having worked at the Hong Kong Design Institute, as an English tutor; Rinse FM, as a radio producer; and for popular culture magazines, incl. Azeema, as a journalist. Yassmines teaches adults and children through creative online workshop sessions.