Our teachers

Russian school "Suworow" offers lessons conducted by highly qualified teachers (all our teachers have Russian University and High Pedagogical College Diplomas and many years of teaching experience in Russia and in Europe.

Maria E. Mikhaylova-Boulter

Director of Russian School "Suworow", Russian Language Coordinator (Canton Schwyz), Russian language teacher

  • Born in Moscow; married, has one son; Russian/British citizen
  • 1980-85 study at Moscow State Linguistic University; MA, Teacher’s Diploma (English/French/ Russian)
  • 1985-91 – Moscow University, lecturer (English/French)
  • 1991- post-graduate course at Moscow State Linguistic University (German languages)
  • 1991-99 work as legal translator/ interpreter and HR manager in international organisations in Moscow
  • 2001 – Russian teacher at the World of Languages School, Zurich
  • 2004 – teacher of Russian as a foreign language in Ipswich, UK
  • From March 2010 – teacher at the Russian class in Pfäffikon (SZ)
  • From May 2010 – director and proprietor of Zurichsee International Language Studio in Wollerau (SZ)
  • December 2010 – Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
  • From January 2011 – President of the cultural society and director of the Russian School “Suworow”

Svitlana V. Steiner

Russian language teacher (and "ABC" class) in Wollerau, HSK Certificate (ZH)

  • Born in Gujwa, Zhitomir region of Ukraine; married; has two sons, Ukrainian citizen
  • 1988-93 study at the Pedagogical Institute in Zhitomir; Primary Teacher's Diploma
  • 1993-97 — Teacher at a Primary School in Zhitomir (Ukraine)
  • 1998-2008 — Teacher at a Primary School in Borispol (Kiew)
  • 2005-08 — study at Goethe-Institut in Kiew (Ukraine), Goethe Diploma
  • since August 2009 — Russian teacher at a Russian class in Pfäffikon SZ
  • Mai 2010 — HSK Certificate (Hochschule für Pädagogik Zürich)
  • from August 2011 — Russian teacher at the Russian school "Suworow" (Wollerau)

Anna Fadeeva-Wiesbeck

Russian teacher to Russian-speaking children

  • Born in Moscow, Russia; married; has one daughter and one son, Russian citizen
  • 1993 — graduated from a Pedagogical College in Moscow, Kindergarten Teacher's Diploma
  • 1993 — Teacher/Social support teacher at a Primary/Secondary School №172, Moscow, Russia
  • 1995-2000 — study at High Pedagogical School, Moscow; Diploma of Russian Language & Literature Teacher
  • 1995-1996 — primary school teacher (Russian Language and Russian Literature), Moscow
  • 1996-2000 — Russian Language & Literature Middle School teacher, Moscow, Russia
  • 2001-2010 — worked as a psychologist at HR departments at various private companies, Moscow
  • 2010 – relocation to Switzerland
  • since 2013 — Russian teacher (Russian as a mother tongue) at Zürichsee International Language Studio in Wollerau and the Russian School "Suworow" in Wollerau/Pfäffikon SZ
  • Languages: Russian (native), German (fair)

Olga V. Echser

Art teacher, class "Art and Culture" in Wollerau

  • Born in Rostov-on-the Don, Russia; married; has one son, Swiss / Russian citizen
  • 1987-92 study at the Pedagogical Institute (Art Department) in Rostov-on-the Don; Art Teacher Diploma
  • 1997 worked as an illustrator; moved to Switzerland
  • work in Marketing at Zwinglihaus (Kulturmarkt)
  • 2001 Teacher (Painting and Drawing) at Klubschule Migros in Zürich
  • conducted Art Classes in Altdorf (UR) and "Artelier 29" in Richterswil (ZH)
  • since August 2010 — Teacher of Art and Culture at the Russian class in Pfäffikon SZ
  • from August 2011 — Teacher of Art and Culture at the Russian School "Suworow" (Wollerau)