Aina Carreras Nadal taught at primary and secondary level from 1975 to 1989 and for the past twenty years, she worked as a foreign languages advisor at Palma Teachers’ Centre. She has been involved in educational consulting and training. She has also run many International courses and participated and collaborated in European projects. She recently retired after spending forty-one years in the Education sector.


Vice president
Montse García Comino. BA in English Language and literature. She has been teacher of English at primary and secondary for more than 20 years. She has also been a teacher trainer for the ICE at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, the teacher association Rosa Sensat and the publisher Pearson Education. She has been advisor for the Conselleria d’educació i Cultura of the Balearic Islands for two years and advisor on foreign languages at the CEP Jaume Cañellas of Palma.

Carmen Moreno Huart has taught English and Spanish as a foreign language in the Balearic Islands, England and the United States. She was the director of the Socrates National Agency for three years. Also a teacher trainer and material developer she has been the coordinator of International Programs at the Conselleria d’Educació i Cultura de les Illes Balears until 2011. She’s currently at IES Bendinat teaching English.

Margarita Truyols Taberner is Head of Studies and English Teacher at a Primary School. She’s taking part in the European Sections Programme. She is the coordinator of the English language seminar ”We improve our methodological proposals in the English classroom” and coauthor of the cd-rom “Learn English playing with stories” published by the Teachers’ Centre in Palma.


Board Members

Assumpta Sureda Obrador BA in English Language and Literature. Secondary School teacher, open learning and EOI teacher. Teacher of English and English Literature in Catalunya and Mallorca. Teacher of Spanish at the Spanish Education Office (UK). Teacher trainer, training material developer and curriculum designer. Former Head of the English Department at the Palma de Mallorca EOI.


Aina Trias Roca has been teaching English at a Primary School since 1995. She is the author of the cd-rom “Festivals through stories” and coauthor of “London”, both published by the Teachers’ Centre in Palma. She has been involved in teachers’ training, specially in courses related to English methodologies for the very young learners.


Ana Gonell Monfort has a degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences from the University of Lleida. Before finishing her studies, Ana spent a year in Jyväskylä (Finland) as an exchange student. She completed a European Master’s degree in Health & Physical Activity at the University of Motor Sciences in Rome (Italy), and spent a two-month internship in Germany and Denmark. Ana worked as a PE teacher in Secondary school for 2 years, then she moved to Dallas (Texas) where she worked in a bilingual school as Kindergarten Teacher for 3 years. After this, she came back to Spain and currently she is working as a PE teacher and as tutor in the Mallorca Island.

Karen Jacob is an assistant lecturer at the University of the Balearic Islands where she teaches subjects in the English Studies degree, the degree in Primary Education, the Master for Teacher Training and the Master in Linguistics and Literature. She finished a degree in English Philology in 2006 and a PhD in Language and Applied Linguistics in 2013.  Her main research interests include innovation in English language teaching, CLIL, and cultural competence in EFL. 

Vivienne Birch has been teaching English privately for nearly 25 years, mainly in Castilla La Mancha, before moving to Mallorca 14 years ago. She has taught all levels, from very young learners to EOI teachers and has given classes in business, medical and military English; over the last decade she has coached “opositores” and taken on teaching in various CEP courses, including CLIL training.