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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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Joe Shepley Clarke

Joe Shepley Clarke portrait

Head of English

•    English Language and Literature (Hons), Durham University, UK
•    PGCE, Manchester University, UK
•    Bachelor of Arts (Education), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
•    National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership

Joanna graduated from Durham University with a BA (Hons) in Language and Literature. After a gap year travelling around the world and a PGCE (English) she worked in a number of schools in Manchester and completed her Masters in Education. BIS Hanoi will be Joanna's fourth international school: she has previously taught in Jakarta, Malaysia and at another Nord Anglia school - TBS Warsaw. As a classroom practitioner, she is passionate about English language and literature and instilling a love of reading in her students. 

Outside of the classroom, Joanna has been involved with the Duke of Edinburgh International Award for over 20 years, leading many adventurous journeys in Great Britain, Australia, Nepal and Java. Her interests include travel, scuba diving, yoga and mountain biking.

  • Teacher Story – Emily Brawn, Performing Arts Teacher

    Teacher Story – Emily Brawn, Performing Arts Teacher

    We recruit some of the best teachers in the world, whose dedication and professionalism ensure that students have every opportunity to achieve their dreams.