Teachers are the prerequisite for success in learning languages, and therefore our staff are carefully selected specialists with experience and passion. We use effective and proven teaching methods and we can provide a friendly and stress-free atmosphere. We are characterized by creativity, open-mindedness, professionalism, and individual approach to each student.
SAGA AKADEMIA SCHOOL FOUNDER
Karl Smári Hreinsson
Karl Smári Hreinsson, founder of Saga Akademía, earned his master degree in Icelandic language and literature from the University of Iceland. He completed advanced Teachers Training with Boston University. Karl Smári has taught Icelandic for foreigner since 1998. He was an Adjunct Professor with the European Division of the University of Maryland and is a freelance writer and a tourist guide in Iceland and Greenland.
Daria is on maternity leave.
Daria Łuczków holds a B.A. degree in the Icelandic and Russian languages from the University of Iceland and has been a teacher of Icelandic at Saga Akademía since 2011. She studied Russian Philology and Pedagogy at the University of Bialystok and is graduate of a school of music in Poland. Daria is certified sports trainer.
Marta Walendzik has been teaching English for about 7 years. Besides having a B.A. degree in English Philology (specialized in teaching English); she also holds an M.A. degree in English Philology (specialized in American and English literature). Moreover, she is a teacher at KrakkaAkademia.
She holds a B.A. degree in teaching the English language and an M.A. degree in didactics of foreign languages. She has been an English teacher in high school for 11 years. She has also experience in teaching adults.
She teaches Icelandic for beginners at Saga Akademia. Emanuela has an M.A. degree in Product Design. She gained her teaching experience as an assistant at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk.
She deals with accounting and office work. She has completed an M.A. degree in finance and accounting. She has many years of experience in running a business and in accounting.
Anna is a graduate of English Philology and European Studies of Koszalin University of Technology. She has had an opportunity to extend her knowledge during her multiple stays in the UK. She started gaining professional experience in 2008 while teaching in language schools and conducting one-to-one sessions. Anna is also a translator.