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    We provide international education to over 1,100 students ages 1-18. We are at the heart of our community, a hub for many expat families in living Beijing.

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    Through the Nord Anglia University we focus our teachers professional development to ensure that your child receives high quality teaching experience.

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    You will immediately recognise one of our students when you meet them by their evident respect for others, their intellectual and social confidence.

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    We are a high achieving school with excellent academic success. We believe in bringing out the best in every student of all abilities.

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    We teach the English National Curriculum, offer a German curriculum at primary level and IB Diploma for Years 12 & 13 students.

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Jakob Illek

Jacob Illek s

German Klasse 1 Teacher

I have received my Bachelor of  Education degree for Primary Education from the University for Teaching Education Styria in Graz, the second largest city in Austria. After finishing my degree, I  have participated in the Foreign Language Teaching Assistance program of the Fulbright fellowship. Working as a German native speaker at St. John's University in Minnesota, USA was a very valuable and amazing experience, that taught me a lot.

After returning home, I have completed one year of teaching at the VS Algersdorf, a primary school in a very diverse neighborhood in Graz. Teaching at BSB Shunyi is my first experience at an International School and my first time in China and I am already very excited about this opportunity.

I have been a passionate Scout since I was seven years old and in my spare time I volunteer as a youth leader. Being a Scout has taught me to cherish all members of our society and to be open-minded and respectful to everybody, regardless religion or ethnicity. I believe that communcation and a healthy portion of humor are very important in any life situation and also in early education.

Besides Scouting I specifically enjoy playing and watching football, spending time with friends and family and all kinds of outdoor-adventures.