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MYP Teacher

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Sarah Alexander

  • Dean of High School Students

Ms Sarah has extensive experience working in various SLT positions within international schools in Viet Nam and in Hong Kong, as well as her home country - England. Her experience as a Senior Leader has been through the IBDP Coordinator role, leading a Sixth Form, and leading the pastoral systems in a High School. She is passionate in her belief that student welfare is the key which gives every student the opportunity to thrive in life after ISHCMC. Through the culture of care, students will be empowered and energized to lead change and work toward a more just world for all. She has three cats that were all rescued from the streets of Saigon and is devoted to animal welfare.

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DP Teacher

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Mark Scott Clement

  • InSoc & TOK Teacher

Mark is a keen classroom practitioner who enjoys teaching secondary school students of all ages. He values the diverse international community at ISHCMC and the culture, land, and people of Vietnam, which has become his home. A lifelong learner, he continues to research and write about his historical interests. 

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DP & MYP Teacher

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Jon Paterson

  • DP Geography, MYP Individuals & Societies, Leader of Learning

Jon has many years experience teaching a variety of curriculum types and has been part of the ISHCMC community since 2013. Jon is a lifelong learner who enjoys developing pedagogically and collaborating with other professionals. Jon is passionate about teaching Individuals and Societies in the MYP and Geography in the DP and is dedicated to the ensuring students are responsible empathetic global citizens.

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DP & MYP Teacher

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Robin Paul Klymow

  • DP Geography, MYP Individuals & Societies, Leader of Learning

Robin was working in Batam, Indonesia from 2000 and Prior to that he was establishing schools in Vietnam with IB programmes. He has  been involved in the IB since 1989 when he moved to Japan, later Malaysia, China, Thailand and Germany. His roles have been quite varied as a teacher first and foremost, but also as an IB Coordinator, Principal,  Head of School and Board Member.  He guided schools through authorisations and evaluations as well as being a workshop leader, IB consultant and team leader. Most recently  he was fortunate to work with staff at Harvard, Project Zero, Turku University Finland and Reggio Emilia. He is married and his wife is also an IB consultant and workshop leader. His daughter is a MYP  student currently in Grade 6.

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MYP Teacher

Andrew Withers

  • MYP Individuals & Societies

  • Secondary Middle School Generalist Teacher

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Mr. Withers looks much too young to have two daughters in university and  more than 25 years of experience teaching social studies and mathematics.  He enjoys learning new things, reading mystery novels, playing cards, golfing, cooking and growing tomatoes.

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MYP Teacher

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Ashwitha Mangesh Uchil

  • DP Psychology, TOK, MYP

Ashwitha operationalizes an ‘education philosophy statement’ as her purpose in a classroom. Ashwitha’s aims/goals are to cultivate an environment that facilitates respectful dialogue between all members of a classroom and encourage students to apply theoretical knowledge gained in class to real-life circumstances of a student

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DP & MYP Teacher

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Barry Michael Delaney

  • DP Economics, MYP InSoc Teacher

Barry has spent the last eleven years in international schools. Barry is passionate about inclusive learning and works hard to ensure every student has an equal opportunity to reach their full potential and achieve their educational goals. Barry strives to develop and apply new and effective teaching approaches and strategies, that engages students in their learning and encourages creativity, independence and problem-solving skills.

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DP & MYP Teacher

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Robyn Jane Growett

  • DP Economics, MYP InSoc Teacher

Robyn Growett is from South Australia. She comes to us with a diverse background. After spending a decade in the agricultural and humanitarian sectors, Robyn decided to switch gears and become an educator. Since then, Robyn has worked as a teacher, Head of Department, Coordinator, and Librarian. Robyn has a passion for helping students reach their full potential, whilst having fun in the classroom, and is looking forward to the year ahead.

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DP & MYP Teacher

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Jason Brett Petrasanta

  • DP Business Management, MYP InSoc Teacher, SA Assistant 

Jason is committed to pastoral care and making both his classroom a safe and accommodating place for all students. Jason heartedly believes that a classroom should be a safe, collaborative community that promotes growth and an opportunity to blossom and excel. Jason is of the opinion that an active classroom that is both fun and engaging are keys for children to fulfill their goals. Lessons should be differentiated and customized to meet the needs of each and every student. Classes should incorporate 21st century learning skills that are relevant and challenging.

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