Nordic International School Kronoberg

Get to know our staff

Mr Gurhan Ercelik

Languages: English, Turkish

Mr Gurhan Ercelik is from the city Denizli in Western Turkey. He studied Science Education in the Faculty of Education at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. He then completed a Master’s degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction at the North American University in Texas, USA.

Ms Constantina Filios

Languages: English, Romanian, French and Swedish

Ms Constantina Filios lives in Jönköping and is a certified teacher holding a degree in Pedagogical studies – Psychopedagogic module as well as a degree in Hydro Power Engineering from the Faculty of Power Engineering at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. She has since devoted herself to teaching Mathematics and making a difference in the next generations’ education and development.

Ms Rebecka Szemenkar

Languages: English, Swedish

Ms Rebecka Szemenkar is a certified teacher in the subjects of Social Studies, Swedish, English and Mathematics. She also currently pursuing a certification as a Special Education teacher. She lives and has worked in Växjö kommun as a special education teacher for the past year. Her prior teaching experience includes the International English School in Hässleholm as well as the International School in Älmhult.

Mr Stephen Elliott

Languages: English, Irish

Mr Stephen Elliott lives in Malmö and is a qualified teacher who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University College Dublin, the Republic of Ireland, in both history and English. He has also completed a Master of Arts in International Relations and a Higher Diploma in Education.

Ms Görel Kumerius

Languages: English, Swedish

Ms Görel Kumerius was born in Stockholm (Ekerö) and moved to Vadstena in 1993. Initially, she trained as a nurse but later retrained as a textile teacher and studied textiles at Vadstena Folk High School.  Previously, she worked as a textile teacher in Vadstena but moved to Växjö 5 years ago.

Ms Johanna Skagert

Languages: English, Swedish

Ms Johanna Skagert is a certified teacher who holds a teaching degree from Linneaus University in Växjö. She is certified to teach Swedish, English, maths and social sciences from years 3 – 6. She was born and grew up close to Växjö but now lives inside of Växjö city.

Ms Stefani Ijou

Languages: English, Swedish, French, Arabic

Ms Stefani Ijou is joining our staff as the Administrator for Nordic International School Kronoberg. She has a background in marketing and customer service and worked in the Digital Marketing sector in Dubai, UAE for the past 10 years. She is a passionate believer in the international system, and the inherent skills the qualification offers.

Ms Victoria Hagberg

Languages: English, Swedish, French

Ms Victoria Hagberg is a certified principal and teacher of Swedish, English and French. Ms Hagberg holds a teaching degree from Linneaus University where she majored in Swedish, French and English and she has also completed the national program to become a certified principal at the University of Umeå.