Our team

Teachers

  • Alfia Yarkina - Russian

    Alfia Yarkina - Russian

    Alfia graduated from Tambov State Pedagogic Institute in 1990. After graduating Alfia attended professional training in 1996.

    She has 25 years of qualified work experience in both private and public schools. Alfia has worked at P'tit CREF since 2012.

    She enjoys reading, travelling and she is in the process of updating her qualifications.

  • Wilfrid Dumontier - French

    Wilfrid Dumontier - French

    Wilfrid Dumontier is from Rouen, Normandy.

    He graduated from Rouen International School of Management. He has a lot of experience working with international students and enjoys helping people to engage with the French language.He is very patient and enjoys learning about cultural differences.

    He came to P’tit Cref1905 because he wanted to use his skills to work with children and help them discover the fascinating world of the French language and French culture.

  • Morgan Malie - French

    Morgan Malie - French

    Morgan Malie comes from Bordeaux. In 2007 he finished school with great honours (speciality litterature and russian).

    In 2009 Morgan attained his bachelor's degree in literature, specialising in French as a foreign language.

    He worked in SibAGS (Siberian Academy of Public Administration in Novosibirsk) and in a gymnasium in Flensburg (Germany). In 2014, Morgan started to work in P'titCREF1905 with the group Toddlers. He as well led some weeks of holiday program (summer, Christmas and the week of cinema during which he wrote the scenario of “Nutcracker” and organised its filming). He led the music and cooking extracurricular activities and gives individual lessons for all age and all levels, including preparation to the french school. He is a cofounder and actor of the children puppet theater “P'titThéâtre”.

    In 2016, Morgan got a Montessori training (Technologies for healthy instruction and education of prescholar children). He speaks french, russian, english and esperanto. This year, Morgan will work again with the Toddlers group. 

  • Salamatu Abbas - English

    Salamatu Abbas - English

    Salamatu has been working for P’titCREF1905 since 2015, in Toddlers group. She is from Ghana, West Africa and graduated from the University of Ghana with Bachelor of Arts in political science and Theatre Arts. She completed her TESOL training in May, 2015 from Canada. She is very passionate about teaching young learners and she is very experienced in enlightening early learners. She has been working with the toddler groups at P’titCREF1905, Moscow since September, 2015. As a creative teacher, she prepared summer camp programs, extracurricular in English and Language courses for the little ones. Salamatu intends to introduce the children to the fascinating world of English language and the English culture. Salamatu loves cooking, reading, music and singing.



  • Zakaria HUSEINI - English, science, Langages4kids

    Zakaria HUSEINI - English, science, Langages4kids

    Zak has over three years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language to young learners, as a tutor and EFL teacher using the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; Learning, Teaching and Assessments abbreviated in English as CEFR. As a multilingual person Zak is flexible and a creative English tutor who adjusts his teaching methods to suit every English learner making use of several teaching methods.

    Zak graduated from the University of Ghana in 2012. He successfully completed his Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign language (TEFL) from United Kingdom in August 2015. He joined P’titCREF1905 to enlighten the kids on different cultures, languages and science. Zak is a sports fan, loves travelling, swimming, reading and theatre. 

  • Tatiana MILETITCH - French

    Tatiana MILETITCH - French

    Tatiana is French of slavic origin and has been living in Moscow for 8 years.

    She holds a  degree in psychology and in teaching.

    She has been studying psychology in the EPP in Paris. After graduating in clinical psychology, she decided to come back to Moscow, where she lived in her youth. She worked as governess for Russian VIP families in Russia and Israel, and also gave private lessons to a various auditory (children, teens and adults).

    Eager to enlarge her knowledge of teaching and methodology, she trained at the Alliance Francaise in teaching French as a foreign language specializing in teaching to kids. She is very  fond of Montessory methodology and hopes to find time to specialize in this methodology.

    Tatiana has been working for P’titCREF1905 since 2015.

    She enjoys reading French and Russian classics, playing the piano and doing crafts. She loves running but also just walking around in Moscow with friends.

  • Natalia PUNIGOVA - Russian, speech terapist

    Natalia PUNIGOVA - Russian, speech terapist

    Natalia graduated from the M.E. Evseev Mordovian State Pedagogical University with a specialisation in correctional pedagogy. She has a secondary medical education. Natalia regularly improves upon her qualifications.

    Natalia is specialised in giving knowledge of the world around and developing good speech skills, correction of any problems in speech or written skills and development of higher psychological functions - perception, memory, reason and fine motor skills.

    Natalia has successful experience of working in kindergartens, a rehabilitation institution for disabled children, as well as private practices.

    She approaches any work with responsibility. She loves good movies, theatre and music. Natalia is keen on psychology and she is studying English.

  • Olivia Rohman - English

    Olivia Rohman - English

    Olivia is from the United States.  She graduated from university with specializations in Russian as a Foreign Language and English Language and Literature.  Olivia studied abroad in Saint Petersburg in 2009 and decided she likes Russia so much that she moved there permanently in 2010.  She attended the Lesotekhnicheskaya Akademia in Saint Petersburg to do a year-long intensive Russian language study in the Russian Language Department.  Olivia began teaching English as a foreign language for both groups and private students in 2010 while also doing Russian to English translations.  Eventually, she decided she loved working with children and became a teacher in an International private school in Saint Petersburg and later in Moscow.  This is Olivia’s first year at P’tit Cref where she is currently teaching the Junior group.

  • Claire WArhurst - English

    Claire WArhurst - English

    Claire Warhurst comes from the United Kingdom. She has graduated from Chester University College (University of Liverpool) where she studied History and Archaeology.  

    Claire has been teaching English as a Foreign language for over five years.  Before coming to Russia she lived in Inner Mongolia in China for four years, teaching a variety of ages from 3+  Claire enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures.  And especially enjoys the cold weather and snow! 

  • Sherryl Fritz - English

    Sherryl Fritz - English

    Sheryl Fritz was born in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Her love for children started from the age of twelve when her first nephew arrived.

    Sherryl left my country, South Africa in 2004 and since then she has been living in many countries. Her teaching experience stems from South Africa, Indonesia and now Russia. She has over ten years’ experience teaching English as a foreign/second language. She loves to engage in arts and crafts as this type of way truly expresses the meaning of the child’s creativity.  Her teaching method is love what you do and you will do it well!

  • Galina Sherbakova - russian, psycologist

    Galina graduated from the Psychology and Sociology Institute MGPU in 2008. She has as well got a diploma as a clinical psychologist. She is upgrading her qualifications at workshops, webinars and courses. She has been working for state educaional institutions in Moscow for over 10 years. Galina loves theatre, music, travelling and reading.

  • Yuriy Pryalkin - music teacher

    Yuriy Pryalkin - music teacher

    Yuriy is a professional musician, orchestra artist and teacher. Soloist of Moscow's largest orchestras.

    Laureate of several international competitions.

    He plays the flute, recorder and piano, is fond of playing the guitar, and is teaching vocal.

    Has a wide experience of teaching in Russia and abroad. He is the author of a collection of songs for children, and also develops special programs for teaching children to play on various instruments.

    Together with his wife he brings up two sons, loves traveling, enjoys photography.