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  • A Premium Education

    We provide a rigorous but nurturing environment in which our students will become active and capable citizens of tomorrow.

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    Our students will leave school prepared to enter a very competitive world where they will need all their academic ability, strength of character and personal skills to be happy and successful.

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David Poppinga

Primary EAL Teacher



•    Bachelor of Arts History, Colorado State University, USA
•    CELTA and TESOL

David earned his BA in History and then moved on to work as an academic director at an after school program at a primary school in San Francisco, California. When he first began teaching abroad, he worked as a history and humanities teacher at Patai Udom Suska school in Bangkok, Thailand. David has been in Hanoi for the past 8 years where he has been working in a number of public and private schools across the city. David is joining the BIS community after spending the past 4 years with Hanoi Academy as a grade 5 homeroom teacher, primary coordinator, as well as head coach of the girls’ basketball team. Outside of teaching, David enjoys playing sports, cycling and travelling

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