Chrystelle Ruinat joined La Côte International School in 2012 to introduce the Language A programme in the MYP. She subsequently took on the role of Head of the French Department.
She is a French citizen and has lived for 14 years in England. She studied at the University of Kent as well as in Grenoble, France. She obtained respectively a Masters of Arts (M.A) in French Literature and a Maîtrise de Lettres Modernes. In recent years, she graduated at Endicott College, Massachusetts where she completed a Master of Education in International Administration (MEd). She has over 19 years’ experience in international schools, both as a teacher and school administrator. She enjoys dancing Argentine tango and playing classical as well as jazz music on the flute. She loves to travel to discover new people and cultures. As well as French, she can speak English and Spanish.