Madanie has worked in education for over 20 years, in Africa and the United Kingdom. With an MSc in Development Studies, Madanie uses traditional school improvement classroom techniques with a commitment to collaboration between the students and the teacher in order to accelerate standards. As a committed classroom practitioner, Madanie contributed to his UK school being an award-winning International Academy, being judged as Outstanding by Ofsted in March 2013. In 2015, it was in the top 1% of schools in the country for progress with 80% of Sixth Form students achieving top grades and ranked above world average results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Prior to becoming a teacher, Madanie worked at a major bank in Sierra Leone as Senior Banking Officer in the Research Department. Madanie has a cross-sector work experience, having also been a Financial Controller for a company in England. He has taught the IBDP Business Management and Economics for more than 10 years plus taught A Level Business Studies, Economics, GCSE Courses and Levels 2 & 3 BTEC courses in Business Studies. Madanie left his school in Westminster in August 2016 and joined another UK School for one term before joining BISB in January 2017.
Madanie joined NAE at the British International School in Budapest (BISB) in January 2017 as teacher of Business Studies with a view to launching Economics in August 2017. At BISB, he teaches KS5 IBDP Business Management, KS4 IGCSE Business Studies, KS4 PSHE and KS3 History. He enjoys working in such an organised, forward thinking school where colleagues and SMT are very supportive.
Madanie believes in advancing student learning, academic knowledge and creativity through independent, student-led learning with a collaborative approach. Madanie has found that his background in economics and business finance are an invaluable asset to the planning and classroom delivery of lessons. He is committed to the principles of business education in schools and sees part of his role is to develop whole rounded human beings. Madanie has very high expectations of all and endeavours to develop them to be future leaders who will make a visible difference as world ambassadors of BISB in the wider community. In his spare time, Madanie enjoys exploring the west end of Budapest by foot. He walks in the Buda Hills and other areas of historical interest. He likes reading a variety of literature, both academic and non-academic, and in particular materials of a financial nature. He also enjoys activities like swimming, football and athletics.