Meet the Team

Maiko Experience in Kyoto

Dressed as a Maiko in Kyoto, Japan

Rebecca Gillard BSc.
Managing Director
Beginner’s Japanese Classes, English lessons, and Proofreading Services
Rebecca has an A* in GCSE Japanese, A Levels in English Literature and Language, a degree in Psychology, and has taken TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) courses in English teaching and grammar. She has vast experience working with teenagers and adults with special needs and can offer specialist tutoring for those needing extra help. Rebecca also has two years teaching experience in Japan, teaching English as a foreign language to students aged 3-65 years old. These classes ranged in size from one-to-one to up to 20 students. Rebecca also studied Japanese whilst living in Japan, and since returning to the UK in 2013 has tutored English and Japanese.

Specialist Proofreading Services

Dawn Gillard
Administrative Secretary
Executive Proofreading Services
Dawn has O-Levels in English Literature and Language and has worked in secretarial and PA positions over several years, proofreading and editing manuscripts for various companies. She has several qualifications in secretarial work, including Pitman’s Typing, RSA 1, 2, and 3 typing, RSA 1 and 2 audio typing, RSA 1 and 2 word processing, a CSC in typing with office practice, and further oral English qualifications.


Examination Centres
Tutors & Exams is the only Exam Partner of Able Language Services Ltd., so if you’re looking to take your GCSE in Japanese, Rebecca can act as your speaking examiner through Tutors & Exams.

Tutors and Exams is there to provide learners who wouldn’t normally have direct access to tutoring and exams such as home educated, distance-learners, excluded learners and private candidates a safe, calm and welcoming environment. With a supportive and caring eye, you can be assured of the best level of care and service throughout the entire process.

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Tutors & Exams