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Katalin Biró

Teacher of Biology and Chemistry; Teacher i/c DofE

Teacher of Biology and Chemistry; Teacher i/c the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Team Katalin has lived and taught in five different countries. After graduating from Lorand Eotvos University, Budapest, with a Master’s degree in Biology and Chemistry and her teaching certificate, she worked in an independent high school in Budapest for six years, which had the aim of educating neglected young people with challenging behaviour. In 1997, Katalin was granted a fellowship by the George Soros Foundation Hungary to teach Science in the USA. Arriving back in Hungary in 1999, new challenges awaited her.

Teaching KS3 Science was her first experience of working with middle school students and becoming familiar with the British National Curriculum. After ten years of teaching in international schools in Budapest, Katalin decided to continue her career internationally. She worked for four years in an international school in Brunei Darussalam. After four fantastic years teaching in South East Asia, she decided to move back to Europe and joined the English College in Prague. Katalin has a passion for travel and outdoor activities. She enjoys cycling, hiking and camping.