Patrick went to university in Liverpool where he studied for a degree in English. He moved to Birmingham to complete a PGCE course in Teacher Training. During his time in Birmingham, he completed the CCRS certificate (Catholic Teaching in Primary Schools). This year, he has completed a Master accredited ESL training course through the government of South Australia.
Patrick took the decision to come to NAIS because of the great reputation the school has for academic excellence. He has always wanted to work in China, currently he is learning to speak Mandarin.