11-12 grades

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Head of International Programmes (IBDP/IGCSE), IBDP College Counselor, IBDP/IGCSE Exam Officer

Marta Bobiatynska

Marta graduated from the University of Warsaw with M.Sc. in Geography, followed by a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences. She also holds a Qualified Teacher Status from Poland and the UK. Marta is involved in International Baccalaureate education since 2004. Firstly as a Geography teacher and Head of Faculty and most recently as a Head of Education and IB DP Coordinator. During her career, she worked in international schools in several countries, including Poland, Netherlands, Russia, and Armenia. Apart from that, she is also an experienced IB DP workshop leader, school visitor and examiner. Marta is looking forward to meeting all at the school and living in beautiful Lithuania, the country she has been visiting in the past on many occasions and which is dear to her.

Marta believes that “It’s worth being honest, although it doesn’t always pay off. It pays off to be dishonest, but it isn’t worth it”.

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International Baccalaureate and Cambridge (IBDP/IGCSE) Programmes Head Science Teacher, Students’ Projects Coordinator

Ash Ellis

Ash Ellis is a Lead chemistry and physics teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Ash has two BScs degrees which shows her thirst for knowledge and Postgraduate Diploma Secondary Education and Subject Knowledge Enhancement Science/Chemistry at University of Plymouth.  Ash is a prestige member of UK charted teachers, with a proven track record of helping students achieving extraordinary results. She joined this prestigious group by studying the science of learning, where through research they are improving teaching practices in educational environments. She has taught a variety of age groups and topics including, GCSE, IGCSE, A Level Chemistry, A Level Physics and Cambridge International A Level Physics.

Ash believes in training and encouraging the new generation to become lifelong learners and preparing them for the unknown future. “Nothing happens until something moves” – Albert Einstein.

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International Baccalaureate Computer Science and Digital Society and Cambridge Primary Programme Information Technology Teacher

Thierry Taberna

Mr Thierry has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Nantes as well as a Master’s Degree in Computing from the University of Toulouse, France and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Nottingham, England. For six years he worked as a Head of Computer Science and Design, IB DP Computer Science, IGCSE ICT teacher, MYP Design teacher and Primary ICT teacher at the Bishkek International School in Kyrgyzstan before joining Erudito in 2021. Prior to that he worked as a software engineer and software developer in various companies in France. Mr Thierry is very effective in inspiring a wide range of students to improve their computer science and design skills and in guiding students through their graduating year.

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Head of Mathematics ; teacher of IB Maths & TOK

Kevin Morice

Mr Kevin is Irish and has always enjoyed challenges. After studies in statistics in France and computer science in Germany, he decided to become a teacher to explore the world while sharing his passion: numbers were created to better understand our lives. In his spare time, he enjoys riding horses, the perfect combination of form and function, as well as some other unsafe sports. After working in Austria, Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan, he will join the international maths department of Erudito in August 2022 for a novel experience.

Kevin believes that when one door closes in life, another always opens. It’s important to look for the new door rather than focus on the old.

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Psychology Teacher

Monika Aleksė

In 2019 Monika graduated from Vytautas Magnus University with a master’s degree in Health Psychology, and is currently pursuing a research career in doctoral studies in Psychology. Monika is constantly raising her qualification and is interested in innovations in the science of psychology, prepares scientific publications, is engaged in public activities and interested in human rights issues as well as is pursuing consultation practice. In fact, from the first grade until now, Monika hasn’t had a break from studying, so it’s time to share her knowledge with others! The work and volunteering as a psychologist with young people and adults with complex disabilities, intellectual disabilities, addictions not only provided practical work experience, but also raised a big heart.

Monika believes that everyone deserves respect and listening. One well-spoken word, a changed environment, or just universal respect can really change lives.

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IBDP History, Cambridge Secondary School History, Geography, and Global Perspectives Teacher

Richard Coombs

Mr. Richard is from York in the north of England.  He received his BA in History from Manchester Metropolitan University and PGCE in History from the University of York. After his pedagogical career in Manchester, the UK, Mr. Richard worked for several years as a Teacher of Humanities at an international school in Köln, Germany. Mr. Richard is joining Erudito lyceum from an international school in Kyiv, Ukraine, where he taught History and Geography in both IB and Cambridge Curricula.

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme History and Theory of Knowledge Teacher

Donatas Šinkūnas

Donatas has solid international experience to educate students of the 21st century. He worked as a Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) and Diploma Programme (IB DP) teacher at an IB School in Bogota, Colombia. In Bogota, Donatas taught Social studies, Philosophy, and Theory of Knowledge (TOK). Also, he was in charge of the United Nations Module (MUN). The teacher received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Lithuanian (VMU) and Belgian (KU Leuven) universities. As an exchange student he also studied in Spain, Northern Ireland, and Finland. In 2019, Donatas earned a Ph.D. degree at Western University (London, Canada). The teacher is an IB enthusiast and believes in usefulness and benefits of interdisciplinary learning.

Donatas believes that ideas are man-made tools that help people cope with the world and make better decisions in life. Therefore, our students should be taught applicable principles of thinking and rely slightly less on memorization. This is in line with IB mission and philosophy.

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme History and Ethics Teacher

Gražvydas Kaškelis

He is an ethics teacher who received a bachelor’s degree in history in 2008. Actively participates in international projects in The Netherlands, Poland, Latvia. Interested in education news, apply the latest teaching methods. Gražvydas participated in the process of assessing the achievements of standardized pupils and developing self-assessment tools for general education schools and is a lecturer in various seminars. The teacher is interested in sports, nature, photography. He is pleased with the knowledge he has with the interests that can convey to the younger generation. Actively travels, has organized a dozen student excursions abroad, visiting science centers or interesting historical objects.

Gražvydas believes, that one of the most important things is to engage the student in the subject, and then learning becomes easier.

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International Baccalaureate  Programme Biology Teacher

Jurgita Makuškaitė

Jurgita graduated from Vilnius University with a master’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Ecology. She has also completed PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) studies at Middlesex University and received a qualified teacher’s status (QTS) in the United Kingdom. Jurgita has taught Biology, Chemistry, and Physics GCSE in Secondary Schools in London for the past three years. She gained invaluable international experience in teaching English National Curriculum for Science. Jurgita enjoys sharing her knowledge and skills with students and believes that perseverance, open-mindedness, positivity, and resilience are among the most important values needed for the students to be prepared for the challenges of this precious century.

Jurgita believes that “Teachers can open the door, but you must enter it yourself.”

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Cambridge International Science and IB DP Biology Teacher

Romnick Cajigal

Mr. Cajigal has a bachelor degree in Biology from the University of the Philippines – Manila and he got his teacher training certificate from the Philippine Normal University. He discovered a fascination for exploration and scientific research while studying at Manila Science High School wherein at a young age he was exposed to valuable contributions of science and technology in improving the lives of people.  After gaining experience in research through his stint at Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, he has decided to pursue a teaching profession.  Mr. Romnick has been teaching for more than 20 years now, facilitating the effective acquisition of knowledge of his students in the fields of Physical Sciences and Biology which has brought him to places outside of his home country the Philippines to the USA, Indonesia, Germany, and now in Lithuania. His various travels enable him to live the international education aspiration of becoming a citizen of the world.

Mr. Romnick strongly believes that effective education is a result of harmonious and positive home-school collaboration and that each learner is a unique individual with diverse needs.

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Physics Teacher

Edita Bitvinskaitė

Physics teacher – Methodologist with 23 years of experience. In 1995 she graduated from Vilnius University of Education and acquired a qualification as a teacher of physics, astronomy and IT. After the studies Edita worked at Onuškio secondary school in Trakai region for11 years. Since 2007 she has been working at Jonas Jablonskis gymnasium in Kaunas.

Edita believes it is important to work so that your lessons would inspire children to like your subject – physics, as a result, they would manage to see and hear it in the surrounding world.

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Lithuanian language and Literature Teacher

Meida Keršytė

Meida graduated from Vilnius University (VU) with a bachelor’s degree in Lithuanian philology, and is currently studying for a master’s degree in intermediate literature studies. She started her career as a teacher in 2017, while teaching Lithuanian to senior students. Meida has experience in preparing the 12th grade students for final exams, teaches argumentation, analytical thinking, writing of literary, reasoning essays, interpreting texts. Teacher is interested in culture: cinema, theatre, literature, literary theories and art in general, so she integrates focused knowledge into lessons, encourages students to think argumentatively, develops creativity and their individuality. In addition, she seeks to keep close contact with students, to be not only a teacher, but also a psychologist, listening to everyone’s expectations, appreciating each students’ uniqueness and abilities.

Meida believes that everything is interesting when you look at it more comprehensively. Science must provide the joy of cognition, and the educator is a guiding star in achieving this goal.

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International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Business & Management and Economics Teacher, Career Advisor

Christo Steyn

Christo earned a Master of Business Administration Degree, Bachelor of Arts Degree specialising in Education, Higher Education Diploma, and Certificates IV in Information Technology and Training and Assessment. He has eight years experience as a Principal/Director, four years’ experience as Head of Department and more than ten years experience in hands-on teaching across all levels from Early Years to University level. Christo gained his experience across the world in South Africa, Australia, China, Portugal, Russia, Hong Kong, Georgia, and Ukraine! He has qualified Teacher’s status in Australia, Germany and the UK.

Christo believes in holistic education, intending to make learning a process of self‐improvement.

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Cambridge International and IBDP English Teacher

Jens Vandevyvere

Mr. Jens grew up in Belgium, to move to Spain in 2011 where he discovered his passion for language learning and teaching. He studied English at the Spanish National University of Distance Education (UNED) and got his teaching degree from the University of Granada.  Mr. Jens has enjoyed teaching foreign languages for many years, and he is eager to continue to live and work in an international environment and to contribute to students’ development in a meaningful way. In his free time, Mr. Jens loves reading, watching, and playing sports, discussing politics, and going out with friends.

Mr. Jens believes that it is important to be more aware of other people and cultures around us and to learn to act responsibly in today’s globalised world.

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Cambridge and International baccalaureate(IB) English teacher

Robert O‘Leary

English and History teacher -Rob received his Masters in TESOL education in 2007 from Herbert Lehman College in the Bronx, New York. He taught in the New York City school system for ten years when he rejoined the United States Peace Corps as an education volunteer in Ukraine. After two years in Ukrainehe continued to train teachers and teach in Peru and China. He returned to Ukraine in 2021 to teach at an IB school but was forced to leave when the war began in February 2022. He hopes to return someday. In addition to teaching, Rob enjoys traveling, running, and photography. This will be his first time living in Lithuania.

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Cambridge English and IB Russian Literature Teacher

Anna Novikova

Anna comes from Saint Petersburg. She graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University and got bachelor degree in linguistics and master degree in history of European literature. Her working experiences combines both university teaching and school teaching. Anna worked at the Saint Petersburg State University, teaching English and introduction course of political science in English. She was German teacher at Saint Petersburg classical gymnasium № 610. Anna enjoys traveling, reading and of course working with children.

She believes that every personality is unique and a teacher needs to give students all the opportunities to reveal their talents and implement their potential.

Erudito licėjaus Kauno ir Vilniaus Informacinių technologijų ir robotikos mokytojas

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Information Technology and Robotics Teacher

Tomas Stasiukaitis

Teacher of information technology and robotics. He teaches how to apply technologies for practical tasks in life. A teacher with a master’s degree in Informatics not only works with children. Most likely, you have heard that in 2016, the Christmas tree of Kaunas was first connected to the Internet, and anyone who wanted could manage and change positions of Christmas tree decorations. It was our teacher’s job. Tomas Stasiukaitis has mostly worked with adults and older children, this year he is teaching all students, starting from the first grade.

Tom believes it is possible to achieve everything, and it depends only on our effort how long it can take. Everything comes true if you believe it.