Svetlana Kassymova has taught Russian as a foreign language at KIS for two years, and is also qualified to teach German and English! An experienced PYP and MYP teacher, Ms Svetlana belongs to the highest teacher qualification category according to the Kazakhstani educational system. Prior to joining KIS, Ms Svetlana taught primary and secondary classes in local schools. She has 30 years of teaching experience. 

Ms Svetlana likes to share her interests in knitting and handicrafts as after-school activities, and also gives courses in Russian rhetoric.