Kindie・s team of dedicated teachers and curriculum specialists has many years of international teaching and education experience. Collaborating with our network of worldwide partners and schools, our team has created a culturally-rich learning environment.
Ms Ines Martinčić is the co-founder of
Kindie International Kindergarten. She has a BA degree in Language Arts from
the University of Zagreb. Ines・ teaching career started in Croatia in 2004.
After being registered as a Qualified Native English Teacher, she moved to Hong
Kong to pursue teaching English as a foreign language. Ines started working at
Hong Kong Preschool. She helped redefine the kindergarten・s curriculum by
infusing a needed dose of creativity and enthusiasm. She returned to Zagreb in
2009 to jumpstart her lifelong dream - Kindie.
Ms Vanessa Lewis is the curriculum
specialist of Kindie International Kindergarten. In 1995, she graduated from
Lancaster University (UK) with a BA (Honours) degree. Vanessa quickly gave up a
career in business for one in education. She has over 15 years of early
childhood (QKT) and primary school experience and played an instrumental role
in the setting up of two private preschools in Hong Kong. In 2008, Vanessa and Vedran
set up their own educational company. In just over one year, Vanessa has helped
Edupower grow to become a leading English language provider. Vanessa is
currently working on her first publication.
Ms Agnes Chu is the
language learning specialist of Kindie International Kindergarten. She has both
a Bachelor・s Degree in Education and a Master・s Degree in English. Agnes has invaluable
experience as a teacher and curriculum developer. She has developed an
excellent ability to concurrently manage classrooms of children with varying
levels and abilities. One of her special interests has been using drama as a
vital tool for language learning. Using drama has helped students develop
self-expression and allowed them to experience language through emotions and
Mr Vedran Rožić is
the co-founder of Kindie International Kindergarten. After graduating from
Cornell University with a BA (Distinction) degree, Vedran joined an educational
software company in New York City. Working as a curriculum analyst and
developer, he planned and designed the company・s core curriculum. In 2002,
Vedran moved to Silicon Valley, California, where he helped to launch the
company・s first educational products. In 2005, he moved to Hong Kong and joined
Edupower English Club as a curriculum manager. In 2008, Vedran and Vanessa
started their own entrepreneurial venture. Their company quickly grew into a
premier language service provider. Vedran has had the privilege of studying,
living and working in countries across four continents and he brings an
international perspective to the project.
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