Beatriz Bernal Valencia
, more familiar Bea came to Finland through Grundtvig programme in autumn 2011.
She had already spent seven months in Rovaniemi, Lapland and desided to go on with further 9 months job period in Salpaus Further Education in Lahti.
But why Spanish Bea became interested in Finland?
- When I had my exchange period in Aachen, Germany a couple of years ago my best friend there was a Finn. I decided to find out what kind of country Finland actually is.
In her work Bea helps for instance English and Spanish language teachers. She also hopes that she had possibility to give students work shops in cartoon making.
Bea has taken a master level graduation of visual arts. She intents to stay in Finland for longer time and even plans studies in University of Applied Sciences in visual arts study programme.