Founding members

I’m Hannah, founder and president of the Associazione Culturale Ready, Set…English.

I’m an English teacher with a big heart and a love for animals.

After spending a year in Pavia on Erasmus scheme in 2004, I fell in love with Italy and haven’t looked back since.

I have a degree in French and Italian, hold a Trinity CertTESOL certificate and am a qualified Jolly Phonics® teacher. I specialise in the 2-6 age range, plan the curriculum and coordinate the team.


I’m Giulia, founder and vice-president of the Associazione Culturale Ready, Set…English.

I’m half English and half Italian, and have a degree in Child Psychology.

I am a qualified Jolly Phonics® teacher I love to teach young children and observe how they benefit cognitively from bilingualism.

Helping them develop their uniqueness and gain independence is for me, very fulfilling. I love to travel and discover different cultures and traditions.


I’m Chiara, founder and secretary of the Associazione Culturale Ready, Set…English.

I am an Italian primary school teacher, committed to accompanying each and every child in my class on their individual learning journey.

My patience knows no bounds, especially when children are concerned. Committed to supporting the members of the organisation in any way possible. I also love animals.