Raymonde Burke

Raymonde Burke has been a part-time instructor in the United Nations English Language Programme, New York since 1991.

Born in Ireland, Raymonde globe trotted with her husband and children for a number of years. Thus, she has had a very varied and international teaching career. In the Middle East (Bahrain), she was an Elementary school teacher for three years. When she and her family moved to Switzerland, she taught ESL at the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN).Back in Ireland for one year, she taught French at a Montessori School. Raymonde continued her French teaching career at a private school in Kenya. She later joined the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Kenya - first as an English teacher and later as the English Language Co-Coordinator for five years.
Currently, in addition to working for the United Nations English Language Programme, Raymonde is also an English instructor at Manhattanville College in Westchester.

Raymonde feels that teaching is a marvelous profession and very transportable! She loves her work, her colleagues and her students!

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