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Shnell Donacien


Year 5 Teacher

Shnell Donacien

BA (Hons), PGCE

Shnell attended Goldsmiths College, a part of the University of London, and obtained her Post Graduate Certificate of Education in 2008. For the past ten years, Shnell has developed her teaching skills in different environments. Prior to spending a year as Assistant Head Teacher at a private school in Chennai, India, she worked in a French/English bilingual school in London for eight years. During this time, as well as being responsible for teaching and learning in Years 2, 3 and 4, Shnell was an NQT mentor, ICT Coordinator and part of the Senior Leadership Team. 

Shnell has a passion for technology and has taught Computing from Nursery to Year 6. She loves blogging with her class and has developed many class blogs over the years. Her fundamental love is for teaching and inspiring children to achieve their dreams.

Shnell is an active participant in everything she does. Coming from the Caribbean, she loves cricket. Over and above this, Shnell loves to travel. She loves to learn from new cultures and garner new experiences from people she meets. She is currently learning Chinese and hoping to explore many beautiful provinces in China.

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The British International School Shanghai, Puxi

111 Jinguang RoadHuacao TownMinhang201107Shanghai


金光路111号华漕镇上海市 闵行区201107

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4th Floor, Nova South
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