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Staff Profile: Alexander Cattell


Spanish/French Teacher & Secondary Global Campus Leader

Alexander graduated with a first class honours degree in Modern Languages with distinction in spoken Spanish from the University of Exeter. After completing an MA in Spanish and Latin American Studies at King’s College, London, followed by a PhD in Spanish History at the University of Exeter, he undertook a PGCE in Modern Languages (Spanish and French) at the University of Cambridge.

Alexander has lived and worked in both Spain and France and he has taught languages extensively at secondary level and in the higher education sector. Before joining BISS Puxi, Alexander taught Spanish and Theory of Knowledge at a leading IB World School in the UK where he coordinated higher education links in Modern Languages and led and assisted with a number of initiatives for gifted and talented students (including the European Mock Council for Schools).

At BISS Puxi, Alexander is the Secondary School Global Campus Leader and he runs Model United Nations. Alexander is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and he is an examiner for Language B (Spanish) for the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

His interests include reading (particularly Spanish literature), international cinema, travel, and music. Alexander loves working in an international environment and sharing his passion for European languages and culture with his students. In his spare time Alexander enjoys exploring Asia and he is trying to learn Mandarin.