Mr.Kwok Hei NgHong Kong
Mr Ng is originally from Hong Kong but he has lived in New Zealand for a long time. He received his first degree in Surveying and second degree in Mathematics from University of Otago, New Zealand. After finishing his Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching from University of Canterbury, New Zealand, he taught in New Zealand for more than three years before going to teach at an international school in Korea for two years. During his teaching career, he has taught all middle school and high school level Mathematics, and high school level Statistics and Physics.
He enjoys travelling and exploring new places. He travels whenever he can. Beijing is one of his favourite places since it is full of history and dynamic. This is his first year at BISS and he expects that his time here will be filled with enjoyable memories with his students and BISS family.
Mr. Christopher BolducUSA
Mr. Christopher Bolduc comes from the hinterlands of New Hampshire, USA. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Arts in comparative literature from Hong Kong University. He was also a recipient of a Korean Government Scholarship for Korean language studies. He has lived in South Korea and China since 2006, and has taught English literature at both international schools and within the private sector in both countries. He comes to Beijing, from Hanoi, Vietnam, where he taught Shakespeare and coached an ultimate Frisbee club.
Outside of the classroom, he enjoys reading and writing and music. His favorite novelist is Knut Hamsun and his favorite philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. At the age of fifteen he toured the United States in a progressive metal band. Mr. Bolduc aspires to the Nietzschean epigram on education: “A true teacher doesn’t take anything seriously except in relation to his pupils—not even himself.”
Ms. Rosaria BangVisual Arts South Korean
Ms. Rosaria E. Bang is from Atlanta, Georgia and originally from Seoul, Korea. At the age of 3, she immigrated to the United States. She has a Master's in Art Education and a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Art Education from Georgia State University, but has also studied abroad in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, as well as Normandy, France. She has a Specialist in Curriculum and Design from Tennessee.
She has lived and worked abroad developing curriculum and teaching in Japan and the UAE. She enjoys cuisine, design, and architecture from various regions of the world and looks forward to incorporating the history and art of China into her teaching repertoire. On her spare time, she likes taking photographs of landscapes and reading biographies, especially of artists and historical figures.
This is her first year in China and she looks forward to working with the IB program for Secondary Visual Arts. Her extensive educational background, working internationally, and travels around the world for the past 16 years, as well as, knowledge of linguistics will provide the basis for her approach to teaching art in a global context and cross-disciplinary perspective. She looks forward to sharing her love and passion for the visual arts and various ethnic cultures by preparing students with a strong basis for art knowledge, appreciation, and skills.