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Libuš Teachers

Meet the teachers at Libuš Campus.

  • Meehan-Niki

    Niki Meehan

    Principal

    Niki Meehan

    Niki Meehan has extensive school leadership experience, with a career spanning over twenty five years and several countries. Prior to joining PBIS, Niki was Principal at Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam. She has also held leadership positions at other prestigious Nord Anglia schools in Jakarta, Shanghai, and Bratislava, where she successfully built inspirational communities for students, parents, and colleagues.

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  • Cordes-Jane

    Jane Cordes

    Head of Libuš Campus

    Jane Cordes

    Jane was born in Liverpool, England. She studied Sport, Health and Physical Education at Bangor University and PGCE Physical Education at Chichester University. She also holds the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) awarded by the National College of School Leadership. Jane has been teaching for 25 years and has taught a number of subjects in 6 secondary schools across the UK and has been in leadership since her first year of teaching. PBIS will be her third headship. In her first headship in the UK she moved the school to good and results from 0 – 71% A*-C at GCSE in just 2 years. 

    Jane has a vast array of experience in a range of UK qualifications including BTEC, GCSE and A Level. She was also a Principal Moderator for A Level Physical Education for 10 years which she only gave up when appointed to Headship. She has also trained over 30 student teachers and 10 Newly Qualified teachers; many who are now middle or senior leaders. Jane believes in supporting and empowering staff to deliver quality education to the young people in her care.

    Jane has also successfully run a training and consultancy business where she delivered hundreds of courses to thousands of teachers, leaders and support staff throughout the UK. She also supported schools through improvement projects in primary, secondary and special schools. In addition, she worked with the national ADHD Foundation delivering training on all aspects of special needs and mental health. Whilst in post she authored and launched the national framework for ADHD Friendly Schools and has written articles for SEN Leader magazine. Jane is looking forward to working with all the staff at Libus and PBIS.

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  • Lawlor David

    David Lawlor

    Deputy Head Academic - Teacher of Computer Science

    David Lawlor

    David was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and completed his studies in Newcastle, England before becoming a Computer Business Analyst before training to become a teacher. He is now in his 17th year in Prague and with our school so has a goo understanding of the nucleolus of our community here in Prague. His role as Deputy Head in charge of Academic study is focused on supporting the academic program of the students at Libus from deciding on the right pathway with subject choices, monitoring achievement, providing academic guidance and helping student and parents get the most from their studies during their time at PBIS. David is responsible for leading the IGCSE, BTEC and IB qualifications at the Libus Campus.

    David is a Computer Science, ITGS and Business teacher who has taught a range of subjects at PBIS across various qualifications. He enjoys the philosophical study of the impact of technology around us while also teaching students fundamental systems design concepts for databases and programming.

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  • O'Keeffe Robert

    Robert O'Keeffe

    Deputy Head of Pastoral - Upper Secondary Teacher of Chemistry...

    Robert O'Keeffe

    Originally from Ireland, Robert qualified from the University of Limerick in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) in Science Education. Soon after this he moved to Barcelona where he taught MYP Sciences for two years before moving to Prague in 2013 to teach English. Robert joined the school in 2014 as a Chemistry teacher, then in 2015 became a Head of Year. A passionate musician, he has written and released his own music since his early twenties and enjoys running, hiking and skiing to relax.

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  • Pesova-Sam

    Samantha Pešova

    Head of English Language and Literature

    Samantha Pešova

    Originally from Cardiff, Sam gained her BA (Hons) and PGCE in English and Outdoor Education from the University of Leeds and has a MA in Linguistics. She has taught in the UK, Australia and the Czech Republic and has 10 years experience working as an IB English teacher. Sam has also worked for many years as an IB examiner and is a Principal Examiner for English A at the school. 

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  • Greener-Andrew

    Andrew Greener

    English and Film Teacher

    Andrew Greener

    Andy completed his teacher training in the UK and worked for 5 years at an Academy-based school in Leeds, West Yorkshire where he became Head of Year 8. Andy then moved to Thailand and taught for 5 years in Bangkok, including 3 years at another Nord Anglia institution. Prior to his career in teaching, Andy voluntarily taught English on behalf of a UK-based charity in both The Gambia and Nepal.

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  • Davies Lee

    Lee Davies

    English and Literature Teacher

    Lee Davies

    Lee Davies has been teaching now for 20 years. He began his career as a teacher of English as an Additional Language in Bangkok, Osaka & Kyoto, then after studying Victorian Literature at post-graduate level, achieved a Graduate Diploma in Education from Monash University in Australia. Since then he has also gained a Masters in Applied Linguistics. He taught English, Psychology and Religious Studies at an international school in Bangkok for many years before moving to the Czech Republic in August 2017.

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  • Phillipa T.

    Phillippa Tichotova

    UNICEF and Global Goals Coordinator, English/Theory of Knowled...

    Phillippa Tichotova

    Phillippa graduated from the University of St. Andrews with a master’s degree in English and has a PGCE from the University of Nottingham. She joined the school in 2006 and worked as the school’s EAL leader from 2013-2018. In August this year, Phillippa will complete a master’s degree in International Education and she is currently writing her thesis on engaging students with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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