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Geoff Buck

Subject Area Learning Leader - Science and Mathematics & Theory of Knowledge Teacher


Geoff is originally from the United Kingdom and joined UWC Thailand in 2018. He is an experienced educator who began teaching in the United Kingdom. He then moved into international education and has since taught the IB curriculum in Tanzania and Thailand. Geoff specialises in teaching IB Diploma Programme Physics and Theory of Knowledge, although he can sometimes also be found teaching Mathematics and Middle Years Science. Geoff originally studied philosophy at the University of Bristol and physics at the University of Sussex; he initially followed a career in aviation, working as a commercial pilot and a flying instructor, before returning to university to train as a secondary school teacher.

Geoff is passionate about sharing his enthusiasm for scientific inquiry and deep philosophical questions; he enjoys helping students to improve their confidence and understanding of challenging concepts.

When not in the classroom, Geoff enjoys the outdoor Phuket life and likes to kitesurf and scuba dive; he also regularly plays tennis and tries to play the piano.