Tracey EmmsTracey serves as Bebegarten’s Deputy Head of Curriculum and is an integral part of Bebegarten’s team having been with us since our opening Academic Year.
Magda ZuberMagda joins Bebegarten with an exceptional track record in Early Years Management and Education - an award winning practitioner in her most recent role as Senior Nursery Manager for a Private Nursery in the UK - she will be undertaking the role of Under 3’s Coordinator at Bebegarten.
Kathy WongKathy is our Mandarin Programme Coordinator and was born and raised in Malaysia. She graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a B.A. Hons in Teaching Mandarin as a Second Language and obtained her National PSC Mandarin Proficiency Certification in China.
Alex LauAlex was born and raised in the UK and joins Bebegarten with a tangible passion for Drama and Arts Education; holding a B.A. Hons in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK.
Ashley O’Connor CoxBorn in Dublin, Ireland, Ashley is making the journey to Hong Kong in her second role in International Education; previously working as Manager and Head teacher of an International Kindergarten and Daycare in Munich, Germany for the past 7 years.
Bianca SungBorn in Hong Kong but spending the majority of her formative years in Canada from 2 - 18 years old, Bianca’s first-hand experiences of living life as a third-culture-child and within International education contexts strengthened her resolve to provide inspiring Early Years platforms for all children and parents alike.
Catriona BriggsBorn and raised in the UK, Catriona is a passionate Early Years practitioner with a keen interest in charitable and community development.
Grace MerrittGrace is a familiar face to not only our parents but to many of our children moving into Upper Nursery class. Having served Bebegarten wonderfully since 2014 in a variety of teaching posts and in leadership as our Under 3’s Coordinator, Grace will be moving into our Upper Nursery class to share not only her expertise and understanding of the Language of ChildrenTM framework but to stretch our classroom provision to even greater heights.
Hannah DenttenHannah was born and raised in England, UK before moving to Hong Kong in 2012 and holds a B.A. Hons in Textiles from Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich, UK along with a Higher National Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology from London College of Fashion.
Jenny CunninghamJenny was born and raised in New Zealand and has been working in Early Years Education for the past 12 years. Hong Kong marks a return to East Asia for Jenny, having briefly held a Nursery teaching post in China, and she is delighted to be continuing her extensive career travels with us here at Bebegarten.
Marco IannelliMarco serves as Bebegarten’s Artistic Director and is an Italian composer, musicologist, conductor and music educator - honoured with numerous international composition awards and his work can be heard around the world. Such career highlights include the role of Artistic Coordinator for the supporting events during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
May HendersonMay joined Bebegarten from an inclusive school in Thailand and serves as our Learning Support Coordinator, in house Speech and Language Therapist and an Early Years Class Teacher. Born and raised in the UK, May has amassed a wealth of classroom and casework experience with includes working with a wide range of children with speech, language and communication needs.
Miriam MaMiriam brings Bebegarten alive with a wealth of experience as a performer and practitioner of multiple disciplines. As a Bebegarten Artist in Residence, she inspires our children to fulfil their passions as budding music, singing and performing enthusiasts.
Nichola LewisBorn and raised in the UK, Nichola is returning to Hong Kong for a second time with deep ties to the region; with two of her children now serving as International teachers themselves here.
Rachel ZhaoBorn and raised in China, Rachel moved to Hong Kong in 2011 to continue her studies and direct her focus towards Early Years learners. Having previously gained a B.Sc. in Applied Psychology, Soochow University, China, it was her decision to pursue her M.Ed. in Educational and Developmental Psychology, Hong Kong Institute of Education, which aligned her focus towards the developmental and educational milestones of children from 6 months to 6 years old.
Shaun HandfordBorn and raised in the UK, Shaun was inspired to work within the Early Years after becoming an Uncle in his teenage years and only wanting the best experiences for his Niece and Nephew. A focus on Early Years studies followed and culminated in a B.A. Hons degree during his time with the highly reputable Pre-School Learning Alliance, UK.
Sydney LottSydney was born and raised in California, USA and has worked internationally in Education for the past 4 years between Thailand and Hong Kong.
Vanessa Mac DonaldVanessa joins Bebegarten on the next step in her Early Years adventure into Hong Kong, having worked in an International Day Care Centre here during the past year - her first year here in Hong Kong. Her ties to Hong Kong do run deep, with her niece happily living here for many years.