Alyssa Dyrdal

Alyssa Dyrdal

Preschool Teacher (Pre4), American

Bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Development, with a specialty in Child Development from San Diego State University in San Diego, California. She left her job at an Early Education Center in Los Angeles teaching 2 year olds to come live in Norway.

Anna Barbara Nowak

Anna Barbara Nowak

Assistant, Polish

Jacob Silkstone

Jacob Silkstone

Assistant, British

Jacob graduated from Lancaster University with an MA and a TEFL qualification, and has previously taught in the UK and at an International School in Dhaka (Bangladesh). He started at ISB shortly after moving to Norway in spring 2013. Outside teaching, he has been a Lifeguard, a magazine editor, and a (not very successful) University Challenge contestant.

Laura A McGuffie

Laura A McGuffie

Kindergarten Teacher, Scottish

Laura grew up in a small Scottish town near the border with England and has a PGDE in Primary Education from University of South West Scotland. In addition she has a BA (Hons) Business with Tourism and a MSC Human Resource Management. She has been a primary teacher since 2009, teaching in Scotland and Kuwait before coming to ISB.

Laura Williams

Laura Williams

Assistant, British

Rosie Bjerkestrand

Rosie Bjerkestrand

Assistant, British

Torill Stenseth

Torill Stenseth

Preschool Teacher (Pre3), Norwegian

Yutong Pu

Yutong Pu

Assistant, Chinese

Yutong has a B.A. in English and a Teaching Certificate with a specialism in English Education, in addition to an M.A. in Comparative and International Education from University of Oslo and an M.A. in Linguistics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She worked as a primary teacher in the public school system in China before moving to Norway.

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