ABOUT USSTAFF TEAM — Preschool Team 2018-19
Carmen Prinsloo, Preschool Coordinator and Preschool 3 Form Teacher
Ms Carmen graduated from the North West University of South Africa with a BA in Education in Foundation Phase learning, and is a certified teacher at the South African Council of Educators, accredited to teach Foundation Phase. Ms Carmen worked in international preschools in both South Africa and South Korea for 4 years prior to joining BIS in summer 2017 as Preschool Coordinator, where she has led our preschool to even greater heights than before.
Begimai Keneshbekova, Preschool 3 Teacher Assistant
Ms Begimai joined BIS in June 2016 as a Preschool Teacher Assistant. She graduated from the Bishkek Humanities University and worked as an English teacher in №69 Secondary school and Secondary school named Jekshen Aitikeev before joining our school. Ms Begimai very much enjoys working with the children at BIS.
Goulnara Assanova, Preschool 2 Form Teacher
Ms Goulnara has a Master Degree in History and Social Studies from St. Petersburg University, Russia and a Master Degree from George Mason University, USA. Ms. Goulnara studied Early Childhood Development at Northern Virginia Community College and has completed training and certification in Early Childhood Education. She is a specialist in Child Development and has worked with children for more than 16 years in both the USA and Kyrgyz Republic. Ms Goulnara is also trained in Mental Health and Special Education. She believes that every child is special and has a gift, and that we, as caregivers, should give children the opportunity to discover themselves.
Tinatin Oskonbaeva, Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher
Ms Tinatin has a degree in Linguistics from the Kyrgyz State University. She joined BIS in 2015 as a Preschool Teacher Assistant and now returns for the 2018-19 academic year following maternity leave.
Gulzat Osmonalieva, Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher
Ms Gulzat joined BIS in January 2019. She has a wealth of experience working in Preschools and Primary Schools in Dubai. Ms Gulzat has an interest in Inclusive Education and has built on her interests and career in Education through studying for her PGCEi with Nottingham University. Ms Gulzat will support in Pre-School, Primary and Secondary classes.
Oksana Rusanova, Preschool 1 Form Teacher
Ms Oksana studied the theory and practice of intercultural communication at the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University and has a bachelor honours degree in Linguistics and a British Council certificate of Language learning and development in early childhood. Prior to joining BIS in 2016, she had experience teaching English to children. Ms Oksana enjoys working with children and believes that not only children learn from their teachers but that teachers also learn new things from children every day. Ms. Oksana joined BIS in 2016 and now has an expanded role as Preschool 1 Homeroom Teacher.
Kulkaiyr Junusheva, Preschool 1 Teacher Assistant
Ms Kulkaiyr has many years of experience in childcare and education and is the longest serving member of BIS teaching staff, having joined in 2012 as a Preschool Teacher Assistant. Over the last six years, Ms Kulkaiyr has shown just how well she cares for our youngest students as she communicates so well and enjoys spending time with them.


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