Barbara Maleki is Ellern Mede School’s general science and biology teacher. She had over ten years´ experience of highlevel science, teaching Human Physiology to nursing students before retraining as a -school teacher. Following her teaching qualification she worked in international schools in Spain teaching biology and general science. Barbara moved to the UK in 2015 to teach in schools in London. Her passion is to teach students to develop their scientific thinking based on sound reasoning and drawing evidence-based conclusions. She believes that this will help them in future to successfully face different and challenging situations and make good decisions about their future life path.