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Alexander Kolb


Mathematics Teacher and Head of Year 11

Alexander Kolb

LLB (Hons), PGCE

Alexander graduated from the University of Leicester with degree in Law and later, completed a Mathematics conversion course and Mathematics PGCE at Bath Spa University. He previously worked in the United Kingdom as the Head of Mathematics at a secondary school in Hampshire. Alexander has worked with a huge array of different ability students and is extremely proud of the excellent results his students have achieved. 

Alexander is excited about living in Shanghai and is pleased to be working in such a reputable and successful school as BISS Puxi. He loves working with young people and has a passion for inspiring others. He enjoys developing reasoning and problem solving skills with those he teaches and can’t wait to show others the beauty of Mathematics. 

Alexander has an interest in travelling and enjoys exploring new countries and cultures. He is especially looking forward to exploring Asia as much as possible over the next few years. He likes the outdoors, staying active and trying new things. He is also a keen DIYer and has spent many summers in the UK renovating his Victorian house. 

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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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