Staff Profile: Christopher Kalff
Christopher obtained a BA in Primary Education at Curtin University in Perth, Australia and immediately moved to Indonesia where he started his international teaching career in the year 2000. Since then, for the past 17 years, he has worked in countries all over the world, including India, Switzerland, Australia, Spain and Egypt. Christopher has experience teaching at different year levels in the primary and middle school and also enjoys getting involved in all spheres of school life, particularly working with students of all age groups through the House System, Student Leadership and programmes focused on sports or outdoor pursuits such as the International Award. At NAIS Pudong he has held various roles including Year Group Leader, Year 4 and Year 6 Teacher and Year 7 Computing Teacher. Being passionate about the importance of the Computing curriculum and with the speed in which it is growing and developing in our everyday lives, Christopher has spent a lot of time developing this program here at NAIS. This has led to his position of Primary ICT Subject Leader and Whole School ICT Coordinator
Christopher and his wife, also a teacher, have been at NAIS Pudong for 4 years now and have loved living in South East Asia, a region of the world where they both grew up and of which they are very fond. They have loved the opportunity of exploring both China and the many countries that surround it. They have also loved living in Shanghai, China, one of the fastest growing economies in the world.