Preschool Team

Head of Preschool and Preschool 3 Homeroom Teacher


Carmen Prinsloo

Ms Carmen graduated from the North West University of South Africa with a BA in Education in Foundation Phase learning, is a certified teacher at the South African Council of Educators and is accredited to teach Foundation Phase. Ms Carmen worked in international preschools in both South Africa and South Korea for 4 years prior to joining BIS in summer 2017 as Head of Preschool and has led our Preschool from strength to strength. 

Preschool 3 Co-Teacher

Gulsana Niiazbek kyzy

Gulsana Niiazbek kyzy

Ms Gulsana has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the International University of Central Asia. She has experience working with children in Poland and the Czech Republic in primary, middle and high school.  She believes that bilingual education has a very positive influence on children’s development. Ms Gulsana joined BIS as a Co-Teacher in 2019.


Preschool 2 Homeroom Teacher


Oksana Rusanova

Ms Oksana studied the theory and practice of intercultural communication at the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University and has a bachelor honours degree in Linguistics and a British Council certificate of ‘Language Learning and Development in Early Childhood’.  Prior to joining BIS in 2016, she had experience teaching English to children. Ms Oksana enjoys working with children and believes that not only do children learn from their teachers but that teachers also learn new things from their students every day. Ms Oksana is currently completing the UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) remote learning program.

Preschool 2 Co-Teacher


Aiperi  Zhyrgalbekova

Ms Aiperi graduated from International University of Central Asia and has diverse experience working with children. She has experience teaching English language at a private educational centers in China. She can speak Russian sign language. Her hobbies include learning languages, traveling, cooking, drawing and reading. Ms Aiperi joined BIS in September 2019.


Preschool 1 Homeroom Teacher


Begimai Keneshbekova

Ms Begimai joined BIS in June 2016 and has excelled in various roles in Preschool and has been Preschool 1 Homeroom Teacher since August 2019. Ms Begimai graduated from the Bishkek Humanities University and worked as an English teacher in №69 Secondary School and Jekshen Aitikeev Secondary School before joining BIS. She very much enjoys working with the children at BIS and is constantly focused on improving the educational experience of our students. Ms Begimai is currently completing the UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) remote learning program.

Preschool 1 Co-Teacher

Ms Gulya

Kulkayir Junusheva

 Ms. Kulkayir has many years of experience in childcare and education and is the longest serving member of BIS teaching staff having joined in 2012 as a Preschool Teacher Assistant. Over the last seven years, Ms Kulkaiyr has shown just how well she cares for our youngest students as she communicates so well and enjoys spending time with them.