Claudine graduated from the University of Sussex, Brighton with a 2:1 BA Degree In International Relations with French. She studied at The Political Science Institute in Strasbourg, France, where she also worked for an MEP, translating at The European Parliament. She is a bilingual (English-French) CELTA qualified English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher with good knowledge of Spanish and Italian. She has nine years experience teaching English at all levels to both adults and children in Australia, Italy and the UK. Claudine followed a professional development training course in Australia where she specialised in pronunciation. During her last year in Australia, she held the position of Senior Teacher, managing a team of seven teachers and two administrators.