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Swiss Education in Beijing
Rahel Sutter is a graduate teacher from the Thurgau University of Teacher Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Thurgau). After diverse internships in German, French and Englisch schools, she worked as a primary school teacher in Switzerland for 3 years. She is fluent in German, English and French and has a good conversational level in Mandarin. She is particularly interested in school development and innovative education models, and looks forward to being part of the Swiss School Beijing team.
Ivy Zhao is the Chinese teaching assistant for the Early Years and Kindergarten group. Before joining the Swiss School, she worked ten years in WAB’s art department. Ivy has a Master degree in teaching Chinese as a second language. She speaks Chinese and English and is currently studying German.
Candice Lv is a teaching assistant for the Primary section. She is Chinese and has a Bachelor of Primary Education. She is also fluent in German and worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Kindergarten of the German Embassy School and in House of Knowledge before joining the Swiss School.
Dan Bai is a teaching assistant for the Early Years and Kindergarten group. She is Chinese and has a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. She is fluent in German and lived in Germany for eight years, where she completed her studies and gathered experience in the education of young children through various internships.
Stella Jiang teaches chinese culture (from Early Years onwards) and English (from Pre-Primary/KG2 onwards). Stella has more than 12 years of experience working as a substitute teacher, Chinese teacher and homeroom teacher in various international schools in Shanghai. Stella is Chinese and has a master’s degree in teaching Chinese as a second language. She is fluent in Mandarin and English and has basic knowledge of German.
Early Years and Kindergarten
The Swiss School Beijing welcomes children that are 3 and 4 years old on 31st of August into its Early Years and Kindergarten (KG1) class.
A typical school day may look as follows:
8:30am Classes commence
10:15am-10:35am Morning break
3:20pm Classes end (11:40am on Wednesdays)
Pre-Primary and Primary
The Swiss School Beijing welcomes children that are 5 to 10 years old on 31st of August into its Pre-Primary (KG2) and Primary section.