Assistant Head of Global Languages and Teacher of Spanish
Bastian has a degree in Spanish from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and taught Spanish up to A-Level in Auckland for 14 years. Before moving to Shanghai, Bastian led the Faculty of Languages at one of the top ten state schools in New Zealand. He took the decision to come to NAIS Pudong in order to do more extensive travelling and to meet more like-minded people around the world.
In his spare time, Bastian enjoys learning languages, watching foreign television programmes and playing the piano. He loves using his language skills to interact with local people and learn about their culture whilst travelling around the world. Bastian is keen to help young people acquire linguistic as well as social skills to enable them to become well-rounded, open-minded global citizens.