Ivana has a Certificate in Early Years Practice, Level 4 qualification for Teaching Assistants from the Open University. She started as a teaching assistant at BISB in 2006, having already spent a year in the school as a volunteer doing research for her Open University courses. Years of experience working in the early years have given her an insight into how children learn and how best to support them to reach their full potential. She currently supports children’s learning in our Reception class. She speaks English and Serbian and has a good understanding of French and Dutch. She spends her free time reading and cooking delicious vegan food.