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Leslie Hammel

Leslie Hammel

Year 6 Bronze Teacher

Certificate of Education, Alsager College of Education (Keele University)

18 credits “Masters In International Education” , Michigan State University 

ESL in The Mainstream,  University of South Australia

‘Essential Skills for International Schools Counsellor’     Principal Training Centre London

BSME Middle Management Course

EBBA FA Overseas Coaching 

Les began his teaching life in the UK, and after three years he started a new career in international education which has taken him to Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Norway and finally Budapest.  He has coached sports at all levels with a speciality in Basketball, Football and Athletics.

Les joined the British School of Budapest in September 2015.

Les firmly believes in an open sharing classroom where students take responsibility for their own learning. His ambition is to implement the Learning Power philosophy of Guy Claxton into his teaching and create strong, compassionate and dedicated lifelong learners.

In his spare time, Les enjoys living in a vibrant city.  He is an avid historian and keen cyclist so his weekends go quickly. He is looking forward to exploring sailing opportunities on Lake Balaton in the summer months and becoming an Hungarian culture expert to impress his friends across the world. 

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