About Us

Discovery Languages

Discovery Languages Ltd launched in April 2020, continuing the tuition of Tayside Language Centre, a long-standing language school in Dundee. We have a pool of highly-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic tutors, many of whom worked with TLC prior to our launch. We are proud to continue the tradition of high-quality language teaching in the Tayside area.

If you would like to join our teaching team, please send your CV to hello@discoverylanguages.co.uk

Sandra Crowther

As well as being a Director of Discovery Languages, Sandra is a teacher of English as a foreign language. She is an experienced English teacher, and has taught in Germany, for where she lived for six years, and Scotland. She has worked for a variety of companies, institutions and schools such as Sanofi, Michelin, ThyssenKrupp, Dundee International Women’s Centre and Dundee & Angus College. Her experience includes engaging with a range of students of all ages and abilities, in 1:1 and group settings. Sandra is a lifelong learner and is currently refining her German language skills.

Ruth Bickerton

Ruth is a Director of Discovery Languages and works on the business side of the school. She has previously run her own small business, as well as worked in private consultancy in Glasgow, Cambridge and London, and lectured and researched at the University of Dundee. She has Masters Degrees from University College London and the University of Dundee and a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University. Her rusty French is currently improving through participation in the French chit-chat group.