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Upper School Teacher - French and Norwegian, Homeroom teacher grade 10, French
A Law graduate from Pantheon-Sorbonne Paris, Anne moved to Norway in 1978 where she worked in international banking for 11 years. During this time, she studied economics at Norwegian Business School (BI). In 1990 she stepped into the educational system, while completing a Master's degree in French as well as the pedagogical programme at University of Bergen. She has been working at ISB since 1996.
Upper School Teacher - English and Design - Homeroom teacher grade 10, American
Jennifer holds a Bachelor degree in Slavic Languages and Literatures from UC Berkeley, a Master dregree of International Business from the Norwegian School of Economics, and a PGCE from the University of Bergen. Before moving to Bergen in 1992, Jennifer lived in USA and Germany.
Upper School Teacher - Maths and Science, Homeroom teacher grade 8, British
Joe holds a BA(hons) in Electrical Engineering and Music from the University of Leeds and a PGCE in Mathematics Education from the University of Sunderland.
Before moving to Norway, Joe worked in two high achieving secondary schools in the north east of England.
Away from the classroom, he is also in demand as a tuba soloist and brass band conductor, as well as an examiner for the Edexcel UK examination board in Mathematics.
Upper School Teacher - Science, Norwegian
Master of science (siv.ing) in Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology with specialization in biotechnology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Worked as an high school Activity therapist before finishing PGCE at the University of Bergen in 2016. One year as homeroom teacher in Norwegian school teaching maths, science and physical education.
Upper School Teacher - Individuals and Societies, English, British
Bachelor degree in History, English Language and Social studies as well as Teacher training from the University of Bergen. In addition, she has studied translation at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and is a qualified teletexter. She is also a trained guide and a swimming instructor. Before moving to Norway, Lorraine lived in Britain, Germany and Gibraltar.
Upper School teacher - English, Individuals and Societies, English Language Support, Performing Arts, Canadian
Michael holds a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature, minoring in History from Brock University (Canada). He completed the Indigenous Perspectives Teacher Education Module (IPTEM) receiving a BA.Education from Simon Fraser University (Canada). Before entering the field of Education, Michael studied for Social Service Worker Diploma at Centennial College (Canada) while working in a residential treatment facility for youth. Michael has taught English as a Second Language in Brazil, Canada and Norway as well as working as a clerical marker with the Cambridge University IELTS centre. Between teaching Michael spends time competing in freestyle snowboarding competitions, writing for various arts and culture publications and has been a speaker at The Global Education Conference. Michael is currently completing his Master’s degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Bergen.
Upper School Teacher - PHE and Maths, French-Canadian
Nicole Dubé is raised in Ottawa, Canada with both French and English as main languages. After graduating from a bachelor in health and physical education specialized in outdoors from Laurentian University in Canada, Nicole came to Norway for the first time in 2012. She completed her teachers certification at the university college in Volda, Norway. On her free time, Nicole likes to spend her time downhill skiing and whitewater kayaking.
Upper School Teacher - Visual Arts, Design and Norwegian, Homeroom teacher grade 6, Norwegian
Solveig has a bachelor degree in Visual Communication Design from Middlesex University London in Britain, a 4-year teaching degree with an intergrated Bachelor degree in Norwegian language from Høgskolen i Bergen and a 1-year programme in Art History from Universitetet i Bergen. She has also been a staff-elected member of the Board for several terms.
Upper School Teacher - Norwegian, Homeroom teacher grade 8, Norwegian