Mark Johnson has been teaching high school History and English for the past 15 years, eight of which have been at Concordia. Before that, he taught in Seattle and Boston. His passion is to come up with approaches to teaching history that empower students as historians, that allow students to explore their own passions through […]
Erik Paulson has been teaching for almost 20 years, all of it internationally. The constant at every school whether in Mexico, Egypt, Ghana, Panama or the last seven years at Concordia International School Shanghai, has been a course on International Relations, and an involvement in Model UN as a natural extension of that class. Whether […]
Mike Burns is so passionate about History that he changed careers to be able to teach it. Since he made the switch, Mike has taught students in elementary, middle and high school in the United States, Qatar and for the past eight years, China, nearly six of those at Concordia International School Shanghai. Of all […]
In my interviews, I hear it over and over again – success as an expat depends greatly upon your community, on how willing you are to dig in and dig deep with those around you. There’s no such thing as a successful ‘lone ranger’ here or anywhere else in the world for that matter; life […]
Originally from California, Suzanne has been living in China for the past nine years. She is a preschool teacher at SMIC Private Kindergarten and she is joined by her husband, Jeff, and their two young daughters. In this episode, Suzanne shares insight into what it’s like working at a Chinese private school as an international […]
Originally from the UK, Thomas has been in Shanghai for over 6 years and just recently had a baby girl with his wife, Jules. As a keen sportsman who has enjoyed many years as a competitive cyclist and endurance athlete, Thomas’ position as the Director of Sport for the British International School Shanghai Puxi campus […]
#66 Erin Kent – Literacy expert finds professional fulfillment & growth opportunities at Concordia Shanghai
Erin is a wife, mother, teacher and learner. She works as an Instructional Coach at Concordia International School Shanghai, supporting elementary teachers in implementing best-practice reading and writing strategies in classrooms. She and her husband, Nicholas, have been in China for nine years and have a young daughter. This is a school that brings in […]
Cathal is one of the many thousands of people who left Ireland shortly after the economic downturn in 2008. He has since lived in Canada, where he met his wife, and England before embarking on his journey to China two years ago. He is a Year 5 International Co-Teacher at Yew Chung International School in […]
Founder and managing partner of TEAM Education Consulting Company, Tess Robinson, knows a thing or two about how to help students and families access fantastic educational opportunities abroad. She has been assisting students in preparing for and applying to colleges and universities in the U.S since 1998 and she has quite the list of impressive […]
This week, I had to ask myself some tough questions after many sleepless nights up with sick babies. As the week went on, my fuse got shorter than short. I complained behind closed doors almost as badly as my flu-ridden loved ones cried. Any yet, I totally missed it. I had the opportunity to give […]
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