Ollie Ives

Head of English and EAL
  • BA in English and Art History (Joint Honours), University of Aberystwyth, Wales from 2006 - 2009
  • Completed Graduate teacher program as a Secondary English Teacher in Essex, England from 2011 – 2012
  • English Teacher at the British School of Costa Rica, 2019 - 2021
  • English Teacher at the British School of Kuwait, 2015 - 2018
  • English teacher and Head of Media Studies at Ras al Khaimah Academy, UAE, 2013 - 2015


Ollie Ives has been teaching in international schools around the world for nearly ten years now. He is very passionate about English Literature and enjoys teaching creative, challenging and lively classes. Ollie has never been to Uzbekistan before and is looking forward to exploring the country; he enjoys hiking, travelling and meeting new people. Ollie also has a keen interest in art, and spends much of his spare time roaming around art galleries, taking photographs of interesting things and painting pictures.