Head of Humanities, Teacher of History
Matthew Lowish gained a BA (Hons) degree in War Studies at Kings College London. After graduation he worked for 3 years at a Chinese senior school in Hunan province as a teacher of English as a Second Language and as an I.E.L.T.S. coach. Matthew then moved to Beijing to teach English at a local English language school as well as being employed as a free-lance business English coach at several hotel chains and at the Beijing Equities Exchange. After returning home to the Isle of Wight, Matthew completed the Graduate Teacher Program and then worked at a local high school teaching A-Level, AS Level and GCSE History and supporting EAL students. Matthew is passionate about his current role as Head of Humanities and is keen to promote creativity and collaboration in the classroom. He is in Beijing with his Chinese wife, Jian, who runs an educational travel company, and their two young daughters, Kaili (4) and Tiesha (2). Matthew's interests include playing football, badminton and carom.