Maider was born in Bilbao, a vibrant city in northern Spain. She has a degree in Hispanic Studies and a Master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the University of Alcalá de Henares. She is also an examiner for the DELE Spanish diploma, certified by the Cervantes Institute.
Maider has more than eight years of experience teaching Spanish in several schools, academies and companies in Italy and Spain. She has also collaborated in a variety of projects related to teaching Spanish, such as tourist guide for the linguistic immersion programs with school groups, examiner for DELE exams, content developer for online courses and has been the co-author of ELE handbooks.
She has always seen new technologies as a powerful tool to teach and learn languages, that is the reason why some years ago she began to create her own videos and youtube channel, to teach Spanish and to make the Spanish culture widely available.
Maider plays accordion and loves morning coffee. She is idealistic, enthusiastic and curious about the world and its people. For her, learning a new language means seeing the world through new eyes.