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Rachel Boylan


Year 2 Teacher, Eastman House Captain

I am very proud to be from Manchester, a city known for football (soccer), music, and (strangely enough) bees! I have a real passion for all three. I have taught in Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, and Prague. I am now in my second year at BISC-LP. I love exploring the city of Chicago, especially by bike, and eating lots of delicious cuisines along the way.

I believe that both creativity and challenges help students get better every day. In the past, schooling was focused on making each child reach the same end result with a finite level. I am excited to be part of a teaching community that is striving to make each child unique by presenting them with opportunities to be creative and explore this creativity through all subjects in the curriculum. I aim to challenge all the students in my class to go beyond the expected level in order for them to reach their full potential.

  • Universities Attended: Keele University, Manchester Metropolitan University    
  • Degrees Earned: Business Administration, Graduate Teacher with QTS     
  • Certificates Earned: BA Honours, Qualified Teachers Status           
  • Professional Development Experience: Attending Inquiry Based Teaching course with Kath Murdoch a pioneer in the field