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Meet our Young Learners team

Our teachers all have extensive experience in teaching English to children and work together to ensure that students have a fulfilling and happy time at Bell. 

Elaine Cash, Head of Nursery and Young Learners

Elaine Cash, Head of Nursery and Young Learners

Elaine has nearly three decades of experience in early years education, 16 years in Switzerland and France, and 12 years prior to that in England. 

Elaine is a qualified English teacher and nursery nurse, and her senior roles have included School Governor and Nursery Manager. Elaine still visits Bell in the UK and is involved in global projects. 


Sharon Heduvan, Academic Manager (Young Learners)

Sharon Heduvan, Academic Manager (Young Learners)

Sharon has an extensive background in the EFL industry. She became an EFL teacher in 1997 and has taught both young learners and adults during her career. In 2005 she became a teacher trainer, teaching CELTA, Delta and the Young Learner extension to CELTA. Sharon has a BA, MA, CELTA, Delta and is also a published EFL author. One of her key achievements has been working with high level civil servants and ministers from the Bavarian government. 


Jenna Ajda Milich, Young Learners Coordinator

Jenna Ajda Milich, Young Learners Coordinator

With a background in social work, Jenna manages the Young Learner courses taught at the World Council of Churches, as well as our Summer Programme. She is CELTA and CELTYL (Young Learner extension) qualified and has previously taught both adults and young learners. She is a keen Swiss explorer and loves the outdoors. 


Eve Harrison, Teacher (Young Learners)

Eve Harrison, Teacher (Young Learners)

Eve teaches on our Nursery, Primary and Young Learners courses. She has a PGCE in Primary Education with a Qualified Teaching Status and used to teach in English primary schools. Eve relocated to France in August 2016 and joined Bell shortly after. 


Hannah MacFarlane, Teacher (Nursery and Young Learners)

Hannah MacFarlane, Teacher (Nursery and Young Learners)

Prior to joining Bell in 2016, Hannah spent 5 years working as an English teacher in French schools. She moved to Geneva 17 years ago and speaks fluent French and English. Before becoming a teacher, Hannah used to be a nurse and midwife. She is currently completing her PGCE qualification. 


Iram Zaidi, Teacher (Young Learners)

Iram Zaidi, Teacher (Young Learners)

Iram holds a Masters degree in Economics and is CELTA qualified. Well-travelled, Iram used to live in Egypt, Poland and Pakistan. 


Patrick De Jura, Teacher (Young Learners)

Patrick De Jura, Teacher (Young Learners)

Before becoming an EFL teacher, Patrick used to work in events and international marketing and was a Global Marketing Manager for Polaroid. He has an MBA in Marketing and is CELTA qualified. 


Doreen Chang, Teacher (Young Learners)

Doreen Chang, Teacher (Young Learners)

Holding a BA, Doreen teaches on our Young Learner courses.