At the British Council, you are not learning English on your own. All our courses are taught by highly qualified, experienced teachers who are best placed to give constructive, individualised feedback and monitor your progress through regular in-class evaluated tasks. Meet some of our myClass teachers:

Andriy May

stage director, associate artistic director for special productions at Ivan Franko National Drama Theatre. Curator - Live Play Week, DOKUMENT, and Lyuti/Fevral theatre festivals.

Alan Savlokhov

Alan comes from Dnipro, but he moved to Kyiv in 2018. He has been teaching English since 2015. Alan used to study Business Administration at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland. He took IETLS in November 2015 and then completed his CELTA in September 2018. Alan enjoys creating a positive atmosphere in his lessons. He adores engaging students and keeping them motivated with varied, lively approaches.

Alyona Glushkova

Alyona is from Kyiv. She graduated from Kyiv State Linguistic University as a teacher of English. She has a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA). She started her teaching career in 1988. She worked in secondary school #182, gymnasia 136 and Montessori School in Kyiv. She has worked as a teacher-trainer for Pearson Publishing House since 2000. In her free time she loves reading, cycling, singing and playing tennis.

Alyona Skalka

Alyona Skalka comes from Khmelnytskiy region. Alyona attended Shevchenko University where she got her bachelor degree in translation. In 2008 she went to Great Yarmouth, England to take part in the exchange programme. A year from April 2016 to April 2017 she spent in the Netherlands, where she worked as an au pair. Alyona took care of two boys and a baby girl. She remembers it as one of the most wonderful years in her life. Alyona likes travelling, drawing, cycling, socializing and Pilates.

Anastasiia Gapon

Teacher of English

Anastasiia was born in Kyiv and studied at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. She started teaching English when she was 18 and, having discovered the joy of teaching, soon gained her CELTA. She also has her CPE and IHCTYL. She has been with the British Council since 2008. Before she started teaching in 2012, she worked as an assistant for the Exams Department and Teaching Centre.

She is interested in the psychological aspects of education and tailoring her lessons to her students’ individual needs.  Anastasiia is currently enrolled in a distance education programme in Psychology from Athabasca University.

Her hobbies include amateur dramatics (both acting and producing), reading (modern classics), creative writing (her ambition is to write a novel and a respective screen play one day), learning languages, travelling and rollerblading.

Anastasiia Glushkova

Anastasiia is from Kyiv and has a Bachelor degree of Glier Music School as a choir conductor. She got her Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) in ILC and Trinity / British Council Teaching Young Learner Extension Certifi­cate Course at the British Council Kyiv (TYLEC). She started her teaching career as a private English Language tutor. Also she worked as a classroom assistant in Brit­ish Council two years before becoming an English Teacher in British Council.

Andrew Weston

Andrew is from England, where he worked several years as a teacher in state schools.  He has a BA Hons. in History, PGCE, TESOL Cert, and an MSc from Oxford University.  He has taught ESL in the UK, Russia and spent 2 years teaching English at UCUniversity in Lviv.  Andrew joined the British Council Kyiv in 2017.  He particularly enjoys teaching General English to all ages.