James Lotter

Secondary English & Humanities Teacher


James is a Humanities and English teacher from the UK with over six years of experience working and studying at various educational institutions around the world. He began his career in academia where he studied and taught Political Science and International Relations at university. He went on to conduct research and produce a number of publications on global politics and identity; earning a Master’s degree with distinction from Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

Due to his passion for teaching, James decided to pursue a career in international education and completed his fourth degree, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (International Secondary) from the University of East London. James’ educational philosophy is embedded in the practice of inclusive and adaptive facilitation, with a focus on student autonomy. He believes that students make progress both academically and socially when they are given the ability to make choices in their learning journey.

James has worked as a History, Geography and English teacher, as well as a Head of Year. He is thrilled to be part of the ISPH community and is always eager to learn from others, develop his practice, and grow professionally. With a passion for travel, history, culture and nature, James looks forward to learning more about the richness and diversity Vietnam has to offer.