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    Situated in the heart of a thriving expat community, our school is home to families from all over the world

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Pre Nursery Teachers

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    Therese Faerestrand

    Pre-Nursery Teacher

    Therese Faerestrand

    2001 I took a Real Estate-degree, but I did not find this job interesting at that time. My passion was working with children. Took my bachelor-degree as a Pre-School-Teacher in Norway (2005-2008). Moved to Denmark and started working as a teacher in a kindergarten. After 7 years in Denmark we moved to Shanghai (2015) because of my husband work.

     

    It has always been my passion to work with children. To see the children from they are little and see how they are growing their learning and confident, that makes me sure that I have chosen the right job. The feeling that you have achieved something with doing your best.

    What makes me a strong classroom practitioner: I am creative, spontaneous and good to see every children different need.

     

    It was a fantastic opportunity that I could come to BISS and work. After 2 years enjoying Shanghai, I needed to do something more in my daily life. And being teacher here at BISS was the best thing that could happen. 

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  • Yasmin Bjork

    Pre Nursery Teacher

    Yasmin Bjork

    Yasmin graduation form Manchester Metropolitan University with an BA (Hons) in Early Years Education followed by a PGCE from Sunderland University. Yasmin has a diverse background in education having worked with Nursery students in the UK to China were she’s lived for the past 19 years. In China she’s worked at many schools with differing educational systems and ages which have enriched her ongoing teaching.Yasmin graduation form Manchester Metropolitan University with an BA (Hons) in Early Years Education followed by a PGCE from Sunderland University. Yasmin has a diverse background in education having worked with Nursery students in the UK to China were she’s lived for the past 19 years. In China she’s worked at many schools with differing educational systems and ages which have enriched her ongoing teaching.

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  • Sau-Wan Gin

    Sau-Wan Gin

    Pre-Nursery Teacher

    Sau-Wan Gin

    Sau-wan graduated from Birmingham City University with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. She has experience working with children of all ages across the Early Years Foundation Stage and has taught in International schools for a number of years before moving to BISS Puxi. Prior to her move to Shanghai, Sau-wan also taught Reception and Nursery classes at our sister school in Beijing – BSB Sanlitun.  Sau-wan has also had the opportunity of working alongside multiple agencies in Sure Start children’s centres in the UK.  

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  • Sheree Brown

    Sheree Anne Brown

    Early Years Teacher

    Sheree Anne Brown

    Sheree Brown is from Australia and graduated with a Bachelor of Primary Education in Brisbane in 2005. She immediately fell in love with teaching abroad and moved to Beijing in 2006, as a Year 6 teacher. Since then Sheree has been back and forth teaching in China, Australia and Thailand from Year 6 to Reception and has some experience in SEN.
    During her career, she has worked her way into Early Years and has found how vital “play” is to all children! Young students are naturally curious and in a supportive and secure environment, they are able to inquire about the world and create links through their play. It is her passion, as a teacher, to nurture children in a physically and emotionally safe environment, which enables them to independently make links to a future that is still unpredicted.

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