University Degree: MA Educational Management
I started my teaching career in Teddington School in the UK many years ago after an experience of working in hospital labs. Initially I decided to become a teacher because I wanted to interact with young people and wanted to try to spread my enthusiasm for my main subject Biology. I also wanted to see more of the biological world and knew that by teaching overseas I would be able to achieve that ambition. This ideal life of teaching and travelling has brought me into contact with people of so many different nationalities and cultures that have made me what I am today. Hopefully, a truly internationally minded person.
So far, I have travelled to every continent, apart from Antarctica, and been to so many countries that I have lost count. Fortunately, the schools I have worked in have allowed me to lead overseas trips to study and enhance my learning of my subject from environments as diverse as rainforests to the desert. The highlight of these trips has been a trip to the Galapagos Islands, which inspired Charles Darwin to write his theory of evolution. I travelled to China in 1993 and it has been a long-term ambition to work here. I am fortunate that I will begin to start work at BSG in one of the best schools in the South China and hopefully will get a chance to see the Panda in its natural environment.
I have five main interests: football, playing squash, music, traveling and food. I passionately support Liverpool, listen to many different types of music and love to taste as many different types of foods on my travels.