Diana Stroughair

English and Theory of Knowledge (IB) Teacher

E-mail: dstroughair@opengate.cz


Diana graduated from a language grammar school in her hometown of Pleven, Bulgaria. She then received her master’s degree in English Philology and a teacher’s qualification at the university in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria.


Diana has been teaching English all over the world and in various educational contexts for almost 20 years. For the last seven years, she has taught the IB programme at international schools. As part of her extensive educational career, she continues in her professional development though a master’s degree in education (TESOL) at the University of New England, NSW, Australia.


Diana’s passion for teaching is supplemented by additional weekend and holiday activities. She enjoys playing her acoustic guitar and listening to world music. She also loves spending time with her family in the outdoors and enjoys reading in the evenings. She is enthusiastic about joining the Open Gate community and will continue to learn from her colleagues as well as students.