Diploma Programme Business Teacher and Global Politics Teacher
Amanda is originally from Canada and joined UWC Thailand in 2021. She has been teaching internationally since 2013. She has called Indonesia, Malaysia and China home and learned so much about herself and the world while living in those places. Amanda has a Bachelor of Commerce and was a Chartered Accountant before making the amazing decision to become a teacher. She has also completed a Masters of Education with a focus on social justice and decolonizing international education. Her research took place in another island community: Bali, Indonesia. Amanda teaches DP Business, Economics and Global Politics, and strives to build community and connection in her classroom.
As an educator, she is holistic, community-focused, contemplative, contextual, and critical of the curriculum.
Outside of school, you can find her exploring markets, cooking, and spending time with her family.