Welcome to NICE

We are a multicultural and creative hub in Hull and Humber Region that provides educational, artistic and community projects. Our highly qualified team is experienced in delivering exciting and unique education programmes, engaging people in various creative community participation projects and supporting community cohesion.

In the heart of NICE lay integration, innovation and diversity.
We believe in EPIC values:

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All our staff and contractors are trained in Safeguarding Children and Adults.

First Aid

Our teachers hold current First Aid Certificate and Mental Health First Aid for Youth.

Equality and Diveristy

Directors of NICE hold Level 2 Qualification in Equality and Diversity.

Data Protection and Health and Safety

Each year, all staff refreshes their knowledge and Data Protection and Health and Safety.

Do you want to join us?

Are you a teacher, an artist or A Youth worker? Or maybe you work for a community group or culture organisation?

If you are interested in a collaboration, have an idea for an interesting project or looking for specialists in community engagement - contact us!
We'd love to hear from you.

Our Team

Anna Grzybowska Executive Director
Anna is the public face of NICE. Her role focuses on management, new project and service development, fundraising and partnerships. She is qualified in therapeutic education, biology and therapy. Anna's rich experience of working in the third and private sector, brings resourcefulness and raises high expectations to create the services delivered at the exceptional standard.
Magda Moses Artistic Director
Magda is the Artistic Director of NICE, responsible for the creative projects and community participation. She is the Modern Foreign Languages lead at NICE. She is a qualified teacher and has over 12 years experience in delivering ESOL and Polish GCSE and A Level. Her passions are theatre and literature. She loves Hull and delivers Hullitage project.
Sergio Alba Teacher
Sergio teaches Functional Skills English, Maths and PSHCE. Additionally, he delivers GCSE Spanish and ESOL for adults. He also works as a translator and 1-2-1 tutor. His passions are history, art and travelling.
Elena Andreea Doicaru Psychologist
Andreea is a Clinical Psychologist specialised in Child Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychosexuology with a great experience in working with children, teenagers and their families. She has 4 years experience in working as an Applied Behavioural Analysis Therapist with children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorders.
Amirah Sultan Teacher
Amirah teachers the youngest group in Learning Sanctuary (age 4-9). She has graduated in Biomedical Science and then qualified as a Primary School Teacher. For 9 years, she has been teaching in primary schools in Hull and Manchester. She runs an events and baking business and loves to bring creativity into the classroom. She speaks English and Bengali.
Soumaya Gobbi Teaching Assisstant
Soumaya is a qualified Teaching Assistant. She has worked with children in primary schools supporting them in achieving their full potential. She speaks English, French and Arabic. She runs a music club for our local community in Hull. She has graduated as a Music Teacher and currently is studying MA in Music and Musicology.
Ayse Cosgun Admin
Ayse is a multilingual Teaching Assistant and an interpreter. She speaks Kurdish, Turkish, German and English. She co-chairs the Kurdish Community Centre in Hull. Ayse has a diploma in Business Management. She loves travelling and learning about new cultures.
Sozan Doski Teaching Assistant
Sozan is a multilingual Teaching Assistant and an interpreter. She speaks Kurdish, Arabic and English. Sozan is passionate about creative teaching and making learning fun and exciting.
Rachel Elm Teacher
Rachel teaches the youngest group. She brings a lot of creativity into the classroom. Her lessons are holistic and full of adventure. Rachel also delivers Art lessons for teenagers and creative workshops for adults.
Joe Hakim Literacy Support
Joe supports language acquisition and delivers creative workshops. He has performed at venues and festivals around the UK, including Latitude, Big Chill and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He was a Hull 2017 and 2018 poet at the BBC Contains Strong Language spoken word festival.
Monika Biesek Maths Teaching Assistant
Monika specialises in Maths - GCSE and Functional Skills. She supports Maths lessons for KS3 and KS4.