Besides his academic education, Jan undergoes systematic training in his field (interpreter’s certificate, test compilation methodology, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, methodological and didactic courses at the Goethe Institut etc.). He is a sponsor of student exchanges with the partner MSO School in Bad Hersfeld. He works as Open Gate’s DofE Trainer and Expedition Assessor.
1991–1992 Universität Hamburg
1989–1998 Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, German Studies and Czech Studies Departments
Jan worked at the PORG eight-year grammar school in Prague from 1995. At the time, he also collaborated with Scio on language tests for the Sonda Maturant and the National Comparative Test programmes. He worked as a translator and interpreter at Škoda Auto from 1999 to 2007.
Jan likes hiking, skiing, history and Sudeten history. He also has likes art, architecture and photography.