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Alexander Baines

Alexander Baines BIS Hanoi 2018

Year 5 Teacher

•    BSc in Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
•    QTS , Cornwall SCITT, UK


Alex is an experienced and passionate teacher. He has a BSc from the University of Birmingham and completed his teacher training through the Cornwall SCITT programme. He has since taught in a wide range of schools across the South West of England, New Zealand and Romania before moving to Hanoi. At his previous school, the British School of Bucharest, he taught in both Year 3 and Year 5, was Head of House and Science Coordinator. During the summer of 2017, Alex travelled to and worked with teachers in Nepal to develop their teaching pedagogy.

While working at BIS Hanoi, Alex has taught in Year 3, Year 2 and now Year 5. He has recently taken on the role of Primary School Data Leader and has enjoyed exploring the different ways that data and assessment can be used to develop the quality of teaching and learning. 

When not in the classroom, Alex enjoys sport, cooking, travelling and running around after his inquisitive baby daughter.

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