Kanthie is a Highly qualified in Pre/Primary Education and worked as a Head Teacher/ Teacher and Educationist, Obtained International Diploma from Association Montessori International Amsterdam, Netherlands. (2004 -2005) Kanthie is also a certified registered teacher having fulfilled the Entry Criteria in accordance with the Bench Marked Standards – for Elocution, Speech and Drama at the Institute for Examinations in English Music and Speech in Sri Lanka, and The Voice Over Festival of Performing Arts (Pvt.) Ltd. Sri Lanka – Member of The British Arts Festivals Association, UK’s Longest Established Festival Network.
Currently working as a Jolly Phonics and Grammar Instructor to International Schools in Sri Lanka. Worked as a Jolly Phonics Instructor at Trinity College Kandy Sri Lanka.She has been teaching children, Jolly phonics for 18 years and has seen that Jolly Phonics gives children the tools and confidence to read and write effectively, in which she uses these skills to run workshops on basic and advanced phonics with children aged 3- 16 years, of age.
She specializes in unique learning methods based on the individual needs of students alongside Jolly Learning which has led to an extraordinary results in written and spoken English. She now trains School Directors, Teachers and Parents on Jolly Phonics, and Jolly Grammar, so that the knowledge can be passed on to help more students achieve higher levels of English.