Teacher of English / Head of English and Modern Foreign Languages
Full name: Paul James Bicker – Caarten
Position at Renaissance: Teacher of English / Head of English and Modern Foreign Languages
Education and Qualifications: Hertfordshire University, UK BA (Hons) Humanities – Literature Major. European Secondary and Middle School English Language and Literature teacher. UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
Teaching Experience: More than 24 years as a classroom Secondary School teacher. More than 10 years in leadership. Taught: KS3, KS4 and KS5 English Language and Literature, English as a second language and IGCSE Global Perspectives. Taught in Singapore, Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and now Vietnam. Academic and Pastoral trips, Assistant party leader for Cross Curricular Geography, Humanities and English one week trips for KS3 year groups (Pantanal and Iguazu falls), field trips, Adventure Holidays and Ski trips.
Professional Accomplishments: KS4 Coordinator, Deputy Head of Sixth Form University Applications guide House Coordinator Head of the Global Citizenship Department
Description: I taught seven years in Italy, eight years in London and seven years in Brazil before coming to Vietnam in 2015. I have had extensive IB and IGCSE training and have attended leadership training and international education conferences. I am a popular Extended Essay tutor and have given University guidance and workshops. I am a keen traveller and sportsman (swimming, skiing, football, kite-surfing and 24 years paragliding).