UISZ Welcome to our New Teachers 2021

03-08-2021

Head of Secondary
中学校长

Mr. Mohammed Zawid Naseem

Thirty years ago, Mohammed was busy preparing himself to become a marine biologist. A twist of the task took him to the Maldives in 1999, in what was then the only A level school of the islands, and the budding Maldives National University.  

30年前,还在准备努力成为一个海洋生物学家的穆罕默德(Mohammed)先生,在1999年的一次去马尔代夫的工作中,改变了他的人生。他被委任在马尔代夫的最顶尖的学校工作,而这所学校就是现在马尔代夫国立大学的前身。

In 2006, Mohammed moved to the world of IB, working with a Qatar Foundation school, the Canadian International School in India, and later in China at the United World College (UWC) Changshu, and The International School of Rhodes of the Suzhou International Foreign Language School.  

2006年,穆罕默德先生转战IB教学,先后曾任教于卡塔尔基础学校、加拿大国际学校印度分校、中国常熟世界联合学院和苏州国际外国语学校罗兹国际学校。

Mohammed uses his time as an IB educator to volunteer for the IB Asia Pacific (IBAP) region. He worked with the IBAP as IB Recognition Ambassador for India and as an IB Educators Network (IBEN) member. As an IBEN member, he worked as a Consultant, School Visit Team  Leader for authorization and evaluation, and Workshop Leader. He has led IB regional and in-school workshops for different categories of subjects and themes such as Biology and DP Coordination.  

穆罕默德先生作为一名IB教育者也在亚太地区进行了许多IB志愿教育工作。他曾与IBAP一起担任IB印度大使,也是一名IB教育者联合会(IBEN)成员。作为IBEN成员,他曾担任顾问,负责访问和评估学校,是团队负责人和讲习班负责人。他领导了IB在区域内和学校间内针对不同类别的主题和课题的研讨会,担任过生物学老师,也担任过DP协调员。

Curriculum and assessment design is Mohammed's passion, which he has used to develop contemporary curricula for schools in Qatar and China. Mohammed has led the accreditation (CIS/NEASC/MSA), evaluation, and program authorization initiatives of his schools during the past two decades as an educational administrator.

制定课程和评估教学是穆罕默德先生的热情所在,他为卡塔尔和中国的学校开发了许多与时俱进的课程。在过去的二十年中,穆罕默德先生作为教育管理者,领导了所任职学校的许多资格认证(CIS / NEASC / MSA),评估和负责授予教学许可。

Mohammed has a daughter who studies in Australia, and a wife who works as a School Counselor in Tianjin. Mohammed loves to go for learning expeditions, SCUBA diving, and playing golf when free and active.

穆罕默德先生有一个在澳大利亚学习的女儿,一个在天津担任学校咨询顾问的妻子。穆Economics and Business Teacher 经济与商务教师 Mr. Benard OpangaEconomics and Business Teacher 经济与商务教师 Mr. Benard OpangaEconomics and Business Teacher 经济与商务教师 Mr. Benard Opanga默德先生喜欢探险,学习潜水和在闲暇时打高尔夫球。


Economics and Business Teacher
经济与商务教师

Mr. Benard Opanga

Benard was born and raised in Kenya and this is his 13th year of teaching. His current academic standing is a B/ED (Business Studies &Mathematics) and a post graduate MBA (Finance) both from The University of Nairobi. He is also a Certified Public Accountant recognized by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.

Benard先生在肯尼亚出生和长大,这是他执教的第13个年头。他目前的学历是内罗毕大学的商业研究和数学工商管理硕士和金融工商管理硕士。他也是肯尼亚注册会计师协会认可的注册会计师。

His teaching experience ranges from secondary to tertiary level in both Economics and Business Studies. He is well versed in both IB and CIE curricula. Over the years, he has closely guided learners in their Extended Essays and Internal Assessments in line with IBDP Economics as well as IBMYP Integrated Humanities.他的教学经验从中学到大学不等,包括经济学和商学。他精通IB和CIE课程。多年来,他一直密切指导学生进行符合IBDP经济学以及IBMYP综合人文学科科目的扩展论文和内部评估。

Benard actively takes part in cross country, track running, football, mentorship programs and played the role of an assistant coordinator for MUN. Benard先生积极参加越野赛、径赛、足球、导师项目,并担任MUN的助理协调员。

He looks forward to collaborating with UISZ staff to continue developing and implementing student-centered experiential teaching so that their full potential may be achieved. 他期待着与UISZ的教职人员合作,继续开发和实施以学生为中心的体验式教学,从而实现他们的全部潜力。

Benard believes in educating both the mind and the soul to prepare transformative long-life leaders for a sustainable fast-changing world, thus embracing Aristotle’s phrase ‘’The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” Benard先生相信思维和灵魂并驾齐驱的教育方式,可以为持续变化万千的世界培养变革性的长远领导者,因此他信奉亚里士多德的那句话:“整体大于各个部分的总和。”

He will be joined by his wife Eunice, and two children (Beauden and Laika).他会和妻子Eunice以及两位孩子Beauden 和 Laika一起加入我们。


Chinese Teacher
中文老师

Ms. Yuan Ling

Ms.Yuan was born and raised in China. She graduated with a master degree of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in Foreign Languages. Before she devoted herself to education world,she was working as a journalist for Japan Broadcasting Corporation which based in Beijing. A China-certified educator, she has experience of teaching  IBMYP&DP Chinese, School Supported Self-Taught Japanese A Literature etc. Outside of school,she enjoys reading, writing, learning languages, traveling. 

凌老师在中国出生和长大。她毕业时获得了语言学和外语应用语言学硕士学位。在投身于教育界之前,她在总部位于北京的日本广播公司担任记者。作为一名中国认证的教育工作者,她有教授IBMYP&DP中文课程以及学校资助的自学日语A文学等的经验。在校外,她喜欢阅读、写作、学习语言、旅游。


Chinese Teacher
中文老师

Ms. Yolanda Yan

Yolanda Yan is a Master of Comparative Literature and World Literature. She has Mandarin teaching experience in a Confucius Institute and IGCSE tutoring experience in an international school of Thailand. She also worked at an international school of the Bright Scholar Education Group for three years. She is a MYP Chinese Language and Literature teacher there, as well as the ATL coordinator. Yolanda is a life-long learner, who will achieve her IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning of Diploma Programme this winter, which is trained by University of Toronto. 

颜老师是比较文学和世界文学硕士。她在孔子学院有普通话教学经验,在泰国一所国际学校有IGCSE辅导经验。她也曾在光明学者教育集团的国际学校工作过三年。她是那里的MYP中文语言文学老师,也是ATL协调员。Yolanda是一名终身学习者,她将在今年冬天获得由多伦多大学教授的文凭课程教学IB证书。

Yolanda enjoys reading, doing crafts and traveling in her spare time. She’s obsessed with volunteering overseas especially. She has been to Thailand and Nepal to be a volunteer teacher in the past five years. She loves hand crafts, particularly weaving. Here is her and her crafts.

颜老师喜欢在空闲时间看书、做手工和旅游。她特别痴迷于海外志愿服务。在过去的五年里,她曾经去过泰国和尼泊尔当志愿者老师。她擅长做一些工艺品,尤其是编织。这是她和她的手工艺品。


Secondary English Teacher
中学英语老师

Mr. Dustin Robert Mattison

Dustin has been pursuing an international lifestyle since he was a student in the late1990s studying marketing and the Chinese language. He then worked in the international business world for 10 years, doing marketing for foreign companies in Shanghai and Chicago. Through this experience he learned what type of work gives him the most satisfaction. Naturally, he shifted his career focus to international education. For 9 years Dustin taught business English, marketing, classical logic, and supply chain management to university students in China. Most recently he earned his US K-12 teaching license and is looking forward to teaching at UISZ. 

自上世纪90年代末,作为学生的Dustin就开始追求国际化的生活方式,学习市场营销和中文。随后,他在国际商界工作了10年,在上海和芝加哥为外国公司做营销。通过这次经历,他了解到什么样的工作最能够让他满意。自然而然地,他将职业重心转移到了国际教育上。9年来,Dustin为中国的大学生教授商务英语、市场营销、经典逻辑和供应链管理。最近,他获得了美国K-12教学执照,并期待在增城誉德莱国际学校任教。

Dustin is passionate about healthy living that is in tune with nature. In the mountains of Sichuan province. he built a small clay house using his own two hands. He also likes to do daily meditation and fitness exercises. Dustin hopes he can find ways to inspire his students become curious and eager to write their own scripts for their lives.

Dustin热衷于与自然和谐相处的健康生活。在四川省的山区。他用自己的双手建造了一座小粘土房子。他还喜欢每天做冥想和健身运动。Dustin希望他能找到方法来激励他的学生充满好奇心,渴望为他们的生活编写属于自己的剧本。


Secondary Korean Teacher
中学韩语老师

Mr. Jaemin Chung

Jaemin Chung’s favorite quote is “上善若水,水善利万物而不争。The greatest virtue is like water.” by Lao Tzu, which reminds him of being respectful of the community he connects with; students, parents, neighbors, and colleagues from different cultures and beliefs. He enjoys building a close relationship with his colleagues and students playing on the local netball team and badminton team.

我们新韩文老师名字是Jaemin Chung。他的座右铭是“上善若水,水利万物而不争”。这句话出自老子,喻义水具有最好的品质。这句话时刻提醒着他要尊重自己身边的人;尊重来自不同文化背景和持有不同信仰的学生,家长,邻居还有同事们。他很享受和自己的同事还有学生们交朋友,比如加入当地的网球还有羽毛球队,和他们一起打球。

Jaemin has taught Korean Language and Literature in public and international schools in Korea and Vietnam for more than 10 years. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Korean Education from Seoul National University. He is also qualified by Korean government as a middle and high school teacher.

Jaemin老师拥有超过10年公立和国际学校的韩文与韩国文学教学经验。他毕业于首尔国立大学并获得韩语教育专业的学士学位。他同时也是被韩国政府认证的中学和高中老师。

As UISZ’s new Secondary Korean teacher, Jaemin is keen to engage with his students building on student-led lessons through various discussions and activities. His spouse Eunhae and his five-year-old daughter Hayden are also very excited to belong to UISZ community in China this summer!

作为增城誉德莱国际学校的新中学韩文老师,Jaemin老师非常期待通过组织多种多样的讨论和活动,让学生更多的参与到自己的课堂教学中。他的妻子Eunhae和他五岁的女儿Havden也非常期待在今年夏天加入我们UISZ大家庭!


Deputy Head of boarding and MYP Math Teacher
宿舍副主管及 MYP 数学老师

Ms. Holly Wilson

Holly is an American originally from Louisville, Kentucky.  She is the youngest of 9 children, and still has a brother and sister and families living in Kentucky, and another brother who lives in the UK.  Holly moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to attend Oral Roberts University, and has spent half of her life living in Oklahoma as well.   

Holly 女士是美国人,原籍肯塔基州,路易斯维尔。她是9个孩子中最小的一个,还有一个住在肯塔基州的哥哥、姐姐和家人,一个住在英国的哥哥。Holly搬到了俄克拉荷马州的塔尔萨,就读于奥罗尔罗伯茨大学,她的大半生也生活在俄克拉荷马州。

Holly holds a BS degree in Business Administration, an MA in Teaching Math and Business, and an MA in Global Leadership.  She also holds a Certificate from Harvard University in School Management and Leadership.  She is has served in numerous leadership roles in the US and China.   

Holly拥有工商管理学士学位、数学和商业教学硕士学位以及全球领导力硕士学位。她还拥有哈佛大学的学校管理和领导力证书。她在美国和中国担任过许多领导职务。 

Holly has been a classroom teacher for over 15 years in the private sector and public sector in the US as well as in China.  She came to China in 2017 to work for Kang Chiao International School in Kunshan (between Shanghai and Suzhou).  She taught Algebra II and was promoted to Coordinator in the 2nd year.  She was promoted in 2018 to Director of Academics for the International Department for KCIS’s new campus in Xi’an. 

Holly在美国和中国的私营和公立部门担任课堂教师长达15年以上。她于2017年来到中国,在昆山(上海和苏州之间)的康桥国际学校工作。她教代数II,第二年被提升为协调员。2018年,她被提升为KCIS西安新校区国际部学术总监。

Holly loves movies, cooking, traveling, Disney, and riding motorcycles.  She also loves getting together with friends and playing cards (Nertz – not poker).   

霍莉喜欢电影、烹饪、旅游、迪士尼和骑摩托车。她也喜欢和朋友聚在一起打牌(Nertz卡牌——而非扑克牌)。 


IBDP Physics and Maths Teacher
IBDP 物理及数学老师

Ms. Josephine Yumul Ballesteros

Miss Ballesteros holds a Bachelor in Secondary Education Major in Mathematics from Philippine Normal University and a Master of Arts in Education major in Educational Management from Northeastern University.  She also finished academic requirements in Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics from Isabela State University, and is pursuing her Doctoral Degree Major in Educational Management at Northeastern University.  She is a Professional Licensed Teacher and a National Principal Qualifier. 

Ballesteros小姐拥有菲律宾师范大学中学教育数学专业学士学位和东北大学教育管理专业教育文学硕士学位。她还完成了伊莎贝尔州立大学数学教学文学硕士的学业要求,并在东北大学攻读教育管理博士学位。她是一名专业的持证教师,也拥有全国级校长资格。

Ms Ballesteros started her teaching journey at Alicia National High School, a public school, following the presidential decree as a Mathematics and Physics teacher and quickly served as a district mathematics coordinator for secondary.  She headed Mathematics contests in the district and also prepared mock tests in Mathematics and Physics for the district in preparation for national examinations. This endeavor paved her class and other schools to top the National Achievement Test for Fourth Year (10th Grade).  As a recognition to her competence and expertise, commitment, dedication and passion for excellence, she was awarded as Most Outstanding Teacher on three occasions. 

根据总统令,Ballesteros女士在公立学校艾丽西娅国家高中开始了她的教学生涯,担任数学和物理教师,并很快担任行政区的中学数学协调员。她不仅领导了该行政区的数学竞赛,还为该区准备了数学和物理模拟考试来为全国考试做准备。这些努力为她的班级和其他学校在十年级的全国成绩测试中的名列前茅铺平了道路。作为对她能力和专业知识、投入、奉献和追求卓越热情的认可,她三次被授予最杰出教师。

Over the past years, was the Head Teacher of Integrated School, Quirino, Philippines and led an accreditation enabling the school to better respond to their specific education needs.  Throughout this time, with all the trust given by her school head, she helped and trained teachers not only in her school, but also other schools in another divisions.   

在过去的几年里,她作为菲律宾基里诺综合学校的校长,领导了一项认证工作,使学校能够更好地满足他们的具体教育需求。在这段时间里,她得到了学校领导的信任,不仅帮助和培训了学校的老师,还培训了其他部门的其他学校老师。 

In 2019, Josephine decided to go to China at Kang Chiao International School, where she taught Geometry, Algebra 1 and Algebra II.  She developed the Algebra II curriculum in this school.   

2019年,Josephine决定去中国加入康桥国际学校,她在那里教几何、代数1和代数2。她在这所学校开发了代数二课程。 

Josephine has two sons both in College studying in Philippines, and a husband. She likes adventure, is a risk taker and loves watching, cooking and gardening. 

Josephine 和丈夫有两个儿子,都在菲律宾读大学。她是一个喜欢冒险,敢于冒险的人,喜欢考察、烹饪和园艺。


Athletics Director and PE Teacher
体育总监及体育老师

Ms. Chevonne Williams

Chevonne comes to UISZ with over 20 years of experience working in professional sports, collegiate coaching, sports administration, health, and physical education. She also received a full athletic scholarship to play sports as a collegiate athlete. She is a certificated physical education health prevention specialist, along with establishing youth athletic programs. Chevonne holds a Bachelor in Exercise Science and Wellness, Masters in Sports Administration, and a Masters in Physical Education. She has taught and coached various sports in the US, Qatar, Hong Kong, and China.

即将加入我们UISZ的Chevonne女士在专业体育、大学教练、体育管理、健康和体育教育领域拥有超过20年的工作经验。她还获得过全额体育奖学金,作为大学运动员参加体育运动。她是一名持证的体育健康预防专家,同时还建立了许多青少年体育项目。Chevonne拥有运动科学和健康学士学位、体育管理硕士学位和体育教育硕士学位。她曾在美国、卡塔尔、香港和中国教授和指导过各种体育项目。

 

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