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Swiss Education in Beijing
Yildiz Aksel holds a bachelor in German Pedagogy as well as a primary teaching diploma. She is German and gained working experience in Germany and in Turkey, before taking a break from her professional career to raise her two children. She’s looking forward to back in the classroom and being part of the Swiss School Beijing team. Yildiz Aksel speaks German, English and Turkish.
Dr. med. Alexandra Schwarz- works as a parttime Learning support sub-teacher. She passed her final state exam in medical studies in Germany and worked as a doctor, specialized in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic and psychotherapy. She attended several training on ADHD, behavior therapy, concentration training and self-reflection. Dr. Schwarz- speaks German, English and French, with basic knowledge of Mandarin. happy .
Ivy Zhao is the Chinese teaching assistant for the Early Years and Kindergarten group, as well as the Arts subject teacher in all our classes. Before joining the Swiss School, she worked ten years in WAB’s art department. Ivy has a master’s degree in teaching Chinese as a second language. She speaks Chinese and English and has basic knowledge of German.
Candice Lv is a teaching assistant for the Primary section, as well as our Textile and technical design subject teacher. She is Chinese and holds 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). She 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.
Blake Wang holds a qualification as Physical Education (PE) teacher. He is employed by WABX as a community supervisor and coach and will also teach one of two weekly sport lessons to our students.
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.