Matthew attended Brighton University where he gained a first class Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Geography and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education specialising in Secondary Geography. He worked in the UK for two years at an outstanding school in Northamptonshire where he was involved with a variety of ECAs including hockey coaching, Duke of Edinburgh Award and charity fundraising events. The move to BISS Puxi was an easy decision for a passionate geographer and educator, “I’m living in a case study! The rate of urban change in Shanghai is phenomenal, everywhere you look there is exciting human Geography happening right before your eyes. Industry, population, globalisation, Shanghai is a stunning example of it all. The sheer scale of China makes its physical landscapes incredibly diverse; there are examples of almost every environment and landform you could want to see. I can’t wait to explore the country, learn more about it and incorporate those experiences into my teaching”.
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