Aysel Mammadova

Principal of Landau Secondary School

A passionate Historian, whose love for her subject drives and ignites the passion of all of her students, Ms.Aysel brings more than 12 years of teaching a British curriculum to the school. As the Principal of LANDAU High School, she ensures that our school has the highest quality of teaching and learning. Ms Aysel holds BA and MA degrees in International Relations and Political Studies and a Qualified Teacher Status issued by the Teacher Regulation Agency, England

Konul Huseynova

Deputy Principal and Head of Humanities Department, German, Geography Teacher

Ms Konul is a graduate of Azerbaijani University of Languages. She holds BA and MA in German philology. Ms Konul has 15 years of experience in teaching German and attending numerous teacher trainings. She is currently working on her “Grunes Diploma” which international recognised Teacher Qualification. Ms Konul is a Deputy Principal at Landau Zabitler Campus.

Sabina Farajova

Deputy Principal Head of English Department

Sabina Farajova graduated from Azerbaijan State University of Languages with a bachelor degree in Romano-Germanic Philology and master’s degree in General Linguistics with honors; CELTA Bournemouth, UK. Her work history in education is over 20 years including 18 years in international secondary education specifically. Sabina Farajova worked as a lecturer and instructor at Azerbaijan University of Languages as well as performed at teaching and leadership positions in various international schools in Baku. Sabina Farajova is LANDAU International Secondary School Deputy Principal in charge of KS3/Year 5 & 6, Head of English and head of school preparatory program— PreLANDAU Secondary. Sabina believes in the family and school fostering multicultural, environmental and humanist values together for a better tomorrow.

Zahira Mammadova


As a Head of Mathematics Department in Landau School, Mrs Zahira tries to makes all mathematics classes the place where students want to be. As a successful math teacher Mrs Zahira has an extensive knowledge of mathematics. She holds a PhD in Mathematics from Baku State University and a PGCE from The University of Buckingham, UK. With 12 years of teaching experience in international schools, she prepares students for IGCSE Mathematics, AS/A-Level Mathematics and Statistics. Mrs Mammadova is a trained Cambridge A-Level Mathematics Assessor and UAE certification holder of Middle School Leaders.

Sona Niyazova

Principal’s PA of Secondary School

She is actually a French teacher but is assisting the Principal of Landau School. Sona has graduated Baku Slavic University in 2017. She is very enthusiastic and passionate about her work. In a very short period of time she got loved by everyone, including our students. 

Gunay Huseynova


Ms. Gunay is LANDAU Secondary Office PA. Gunay is a cheerful, light-hearted young lady who is very enthusiastic about her job. Gunay speaks Azerbaijani, English and Russian. She graduated from Azerbaijan State Economic University2015, Bachelor of Economics and Industry. Gunay worked as an observer marshal at Formula 1 races and Baku City Circuit as well as a medal awards ceremony team member at the first European Games. Moreover, Gunay participated in a summer volunteers programme in Germany. Gunay’s previous professional experience was in the accounting department in SOCAR.

Parvin Zeynalova


Ms Parvin is a graduate of History Faculty from Baku State University. A teacher at heart she has joined LANDAU School as a PA to Principal from the very first day. She is a caring and passionate lady who is equally loved and respected by colleagues, students and parents. She has had several years of experience in the Customer Service field and can easily handle any stressful situation with her natural calmness and professionalism.

Adam Rakhamim

English Language Teacher

With a degree in Psychology from The City University of New York, Mr.Adam is a native speaker of English and is here to ensure that every single one of our students excel in the language. With 4 years of teaching experience in Baku and 7 years in New York, he has helped hundreds of students to achieve their goals.

Natavan Miriyeva

Head of Science Department Biology and Science Teacher

As a head of Science department, Ms.Natavan brings more than 10 years of teaching experience in Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Ms.Natavan spreads positive energy to whichever class she teaches.

Mehriban Mikayilova

Azerbaijani Language Teacher

As an experienced teacher and a professional speechwriter, Ms.Mehriban is well known in Azerbaijan for her innovative methods of teaching that she brings to the students of LANDAU school.    

Gular Hasanova

Head of Modern Foreign Languages Departmen and Pearson Exam Coordinator, French Language Teacher

With many years of teaching experience in international schools, PhD in Multimedia Language Learning Technologies, Ms.Gular proves how much fun learning French can be. Ms Gular is also our Exam Officer for Pearson IGCSE and A level Exams.

Gulshan Mammadzade

Maths Teacher

Ms.Gulshan holds a bachelor’s degree from Baku Engineering University and is doing her master degree at Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University. She has been experiencing  SAT Math since 2019. Her hard work, persistence, motivation, and diligence is obvious from the first impression.She has been able to differentiate herself from her peers with the above-mentioned characteristics and intention to catch up everything going on around her. She is instrumental in keeping the overall dynamics of the class quite active. Her advanced skills and passion for the subject make her an ideal  as a professional educator. She is exceptionally creative in his teaching approach setting high standards for students and motivating them to, not only meet, but to exceed those standards. Gulshan will continue her educational path and planning to receive PHD degree.

Ayvaz Huseynov

English Language Teacher

Mr Ayvaz is a linguist by education and passion with over ten years of experience in translation work and teaching. He has done translations of a number of books related to economic, business, historical and other topics.  Over the course of teaching practice, he has taught General English, Business English, English for Specific Purposes, IGCSE English as Second Language and IGCSE English as a First Language, IELTS, TOEFL, SAT and GMAT. Apart from his university diploma in teaching English and German languages, he has got CELTA certificate from International House World Organization and Teaching English for Specific Purposes from Oregon University (USA). Mr Ayvaz is a great advocate of the communicative language learning and student-centered teaching approach and is a strong believer in lifelong learning.

Elchin Mammadov

Azerbaijani History Teacher

With a degree in History and years of experience in teaching Azerbaijani History, Mr.Elchin joins LANDAU High School Team to ensure students have comprehensive knowledge of Azerbaijani history.

Sevda Aliyeva

KS3 and IGCSE Maths Teacher

Ms Sevda started working at Leznik&Co, where she found her passion for teaching children. Having worked with Mr Emil Leznik, she was inspired and joined Landau School Maths team soon afterwards. She works hard and pays attention to the details. She makes the complicated world of Mathematics seem simple and achievable.

Elnur Asgerov

German Teacher

Beloved by all of his students, Mr.Elnur ensures our students speak proper German and are ready to step into a world of modern foreign languages.

Abuhayat Guliyeva

English Language Teacher

Ms Abuhayat is a graduate of Azerbaijani University of Languages, the school of English language Teaching. Currently, she is doing her MA on Education Management at the ADA University. Ms Abuhayat is an IELTS and ESL instructor with a teaching and leadership development background in Educational field. She loves the idea of nurturing good citizens with quality education and, consequently, leading to positive changes in society. 

Sabina Alandarova

KS3 Maths Teacher

Ms.Sabina is our beloved Maths teacher at Landau School and Pre LANDAU courses. She has a degree from the National Aviation Academy. She is one of the former students of Emil Leznik and is proud to be a part of the “Dream Team”.  

Sabina Ibragimli

Russian Teacher

Ms Sabina is a teacher of Russian Language and Literature. She has a PhD degree in Russian. She loves children so much that dedicated her career to teaching. Ms Sabina’s enthusiasm and passion brings magic world of Russian literature alive.

Rauf Pashabeyli


Mr Rauf is a graduate of Azerbaijani University of Languages. He is passionate about communication and teaching and beloved by all of his students. Mr Rauf delivers KS3 ICT lessons.

Kushvar Hajiyeva

IGCSE and A Level Chemistry Teacher, Pearson IPLS Exam Officer

Ms Kushvar graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry from Baku State University. Her PhD research was in “Fine Organic Synthesis” Research Center at Baku State University. During her PhD study she won a scholarship, and within the program of Erasmus Mundus “Electra Project” had six-month internship as a PhD student in Prof. Dr. Jürgen Marten’s research group at Oldenburg University, Germany. She has started her career as a Chemistry teacher from 2015, preparing students for IGCSE, Foundation and A-level examinations according to Cambridge and Edexcel syllabus. She has publications in several local and foreign scientific journals. Morever, from 2018 Ms Kushvar has taken over the role of Pearson IPLS Exam Officer. Ms Kushvar speaks fluently in English, Russian, German and Turkish.

Tofiq Rzayev

History Teacher

Mr Tofiq is a graduate of Baku Oxford School. He did his Bachelor studies and Masters Degree on International Relations & Political Science at Cyprus International University. His main aim as a teacher is to inspire students to learn and most importantly understand World History and it’s importance in today’s society

Kamran Mammadli

IGCSE, SAT and A Level Chemistry Teacher

Mr Kamran is a graduate of Canakkale 18 March University in Turkey. In the early years of his career he worked as a Chemist in Port of Canakkale – Waste reception facility. He has also worked as an IT Manager and website developer and was distinguished with a bronze medal in website design competition. He has a professional knowledge of computer programming. He has attended and successfully completed seminars on child psychology and development. His students took part in International Chemistry Olympiad and made their teacher and school proud by getting gold medals and different achievements. Mr Kamran is also an official ambassador of OWLYPIA Global Competition in Azerbaijan and a number of students under her guidance achieved high grades in the exam. With eight years of experience in teaching Chemistry, his only aim is to make his students love Chemistry. He believes that if someone hates Chemistry then he has probably learnt it from a wrong teacher.

Hajibala Khasiyev

KS3 Science, IGCSE Chemistry Teacher

With a BS in Chemistry and MA in Engineering Mr. Hajibala brings energy to the classroom and helps cultivate new ideas among his students. He has experience in teaching Science, IGCSE, SAT Chemistry Subject Test, and University program lessons. Mr Hajibala has successfully completed an online A-Level Chemistry program and ready to prepare students for multilevel tests according to Cambridge and Edexcel syllabus.

Venera Mukhtarzade


Ms Venera is a certified tutor with pluriannual experience of teaching foreign languages and cultures to people of different age groups. She has a double-degree in Italian and Arabic/English studies – both completed in Italy (University of Pisa, University of Macerata) – which assists her today in pursuing her career goal as a school teacher. She is enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge with students by implementing innovative didactic strategies, whilist falicitating their deeper understanding of the subject. Outside the professional environment she is a passionate cook, avid reader and an animal activist. 

Ulviya Gadzhieva

English Language Teacher

Ms Ulviya graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Foreign Languages in 2011. She lived and studied in Moscow for a few years. She brings in years of experience and is a CELTA qualified teacher. She successfuly completed her CELTA course in Prague, Czech Republic.  

Gunay Mammadova

English teacher

Ms. Gunay is a graduate of the faculty of English Language Teaching from Azerbaijan University of Languages. She also holds a Master degree in English Literatures and Cultures from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Ms. Gunay got her CELTA certificate from International House Frankfurt in 2020. She has actively been engaged in teaching IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, GMAT and other standardized tests of English since 2016. She is a bilingual teacher who is also fluent in German. Along with her passion for teaching and learning languages, Ms. Gunay is an avid reader who is in love with cultural studies, film and literary analysis.

Khanim Tapdigova

German teacher

Ms. Khanim graduated from the Azerbaijan Art Academy. She worked in various educational centers with children. Her teaching career began with teaching art and conducting art workshops. But having a great love for the German language and also wanting to develop in foreign languages directions, she decided to study German. She currently holds an international language certificate from Goethe and teaches German in LANDAU School. Ms. Khanim creates a pleasant atmosphere with her students by combining her German knowledge, love for children and art.

Nubar Gasimzade

Biology and Science Teacher

With a BS in Biology and MA in Educational Management, we are proud to have Ms.Nubar in our team. Students enjoy her engaging Biology.

Khatira Shiraliyeva

IGCSE Physics Teacher

Ms Khatira is a graduate of the faculty of Physics at Baku State University. She has Master Degree in Quantum Electronics from Azerbaijan National Academy of Science. She started working as a laboratory assistant and researcher from 2016. She adores children and is eager to spread the love of Physics. She has experience in teaching KS3 and IGCSE Physics.

Ayshan Safarli

KS3 Maths Teacher

Ms Ayshan has been involved in a number of experience programs organised by Maths faculty. This young and energetic maths teacher contributes greatly to teaching with new and motivating educational methods.

Tornike Mgebrishvili

English Language Teacher

Mr Tornike is a CELTA qualified professional teacher with an international background and years of experience in various areas of teaching, including Cambridge exams and Business English. He is keen to apply modern standards and methodology of teaching, deliver interesting and effective lessons and ensure rapid and steady development of the students. 

Sevana Rahimli

Maths Teacher

Ms Sevana is a graduate of Baku Engineering
University with a Bachelor Degree in Mathematical Analysis and doing a master degree in Optimization methods at Baku State University. She has been teaching SAT Math since 2018. She is young, pro-active, enthusiastic, talented, yet experienced and energetic teacher of Maths at LANDAU School and Pre-LANDAU courses. Great Maths teachers know that they are not perfect. That is why they constantly read new materials to update their knowledge base. Ms Sevana tries to encourage active participation from your children. Ms Sevana continues her education career to receive her PHD degree

Gunel Aslanova


Ms Gunel is a graduate of Baku Engineering University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She has completed University with a distinction. Currently, is doing a Master of Science in Industrial Microbiology at Baku State University. She has successfully completed an online Microbiology program at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Throughout her studies, she has proactively participated in many research projects and has worked with many experimental methods in biology including PCR, ion chromatography, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and electrophoresis. Through applying this knowledge, she has published several publications on different branches of biology in a number of peer-reviewed journals. During her undergraduate study she won a scholarship in the grant competition funded by the Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Presently, she is doing a research project on the “Microorganisms involved in treatment of wastewater obtained during production of soft drinks” at Coca-Cola Azerbaijan. She has several international certificates in the area of teaching and biology. Ms Gunel has started her teaching experience while she was studying at the university. She will teach students how to love science, understand its importance, and gain excellent laboratory skills.

Husniya Gasimova

German Language Teacher

Ms Husniya is a graduate of the University of Foreign Languages. She holds BA and MA degrees in German language and Philology. Language is a form of art for her. She loves creativity and encourages her students to be pro-active.

Rustam Sheydayev

ICT Teacher & Front-end lecturer

Mr Rustam is young and energetic Teacher of ICT at LANDAU School and Front-End Lecturer at LANDAU IT Academy.

Madina Huseynova

French Language Teacher

Ms Madina is a graduate of Azerbaijan University of Languages, faculty of French-Russian translation. Recently she became a winner of the competition for French teachers and had an opportunity to take part in trainings for French teachers in Nice (France). She has a six-year teaching experience and international  diplomas such as DELF and TCF. She also is currently getting a master degree via distance education in France on a specialty “ Teaching French as a second foreign language in schools and enterprises”. She loves working with children.

Aygun Bayramova

German Language Teacher

Ms Aygun is a graduate of the Azerbaijan University of Languages. She has 15 years of experience in teaching German. Although her career started with teaching she also worked as a translator. She has improved her teaching methodology knowledge by attending difference conferences in and out of Azerbaijan. She loves music, art and history along with her passion for German.

Aytaj Ibrahimli

Geography Teacher

Ms Aytaj is our Geography teacher.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Art in American Studies degree from Baku State University in 2014 and a Master of Art in International Relations degree from Eastern Mediterranean University (Famagusta, Cyprus) in 2017. She is also CELTA certificate holder which is the most highly recognized qualification regarded English language teaching. Her passion for education dates far back from running summer schools to assisting students in MA years. She began her teaching career as an assistant of Prof.Dr.Wojciech Forysinski at EMU in 2016. Teaching tutorial classes of Theories and Practice of International Relations let her understand –“she was basically born into it”. She strongly believes that each child is a unique one who needs a secure and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow emotionally, intellectually, and socially.

Seljan Gaffarli

Azerbaijani Langauge and Literature Teacher

Ms Seljan joined our team to deliver Azerbaijani Language and Literature lessons. She is passionate about her subject. She promotes the love of native language not only to local but also our expat students. Currently, she is working on her PhD research.

Ahiyaddin Chobanzada

KS3 Maths Teacher

Mr Ahiyaddin graduated from Baku Engineering University and is currently pursuing a Masters degree at the Baku State University. He is one of our young teachers who enjoys teaching math. He has also been a member of the Young Teachers Club throughout the university and has helped organize many seminars on how to become a good teacher . He is currently engaged in both SAT and IGCSE Maths. Ahiyaddin is insistent on continuing his education and obtaining his PHD.

Elnara Sardarli

KS3 Maths Teacher

With a bachelor degree in Mathematics and Informatics Ms Elnara is a valuable member of our team, who loves students and teaching Math.She explains with patience. Her love for students and Maths makes her lessons enjoyable. After graduating from Baku Engineering University, she is currently doing her master degree in Khazar University.

Fikrat Mammadov

Physical Education Teacher

Mr Fikrat graduated from the University of Physical Education. He has been working as a swimming coach for 15 years. Most of his former students are the members of Azerbaijan National Team. Mr Fikrat loves children and is eager to teach them self-defense tenchniques such as Judo. His goal is to take Landau students to local and international competitions both in Baku and abroad.

Tebriz Idrisov

Chess Teacher

FIDE Master, 3 times in a row he was Baku champion, medalist of European and World Championships prepares LANDAU students to participate in various tournaments. Mr.Tebriz graduated Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport and has great experience in the teaching field.    

Marina Tankaskaya

PE teacher in Secondary School

Marina is a PE teacher in LANDAU School. Having graduated from Baku Slavic University Regional Studies and Translation, Marina became known as a prominent female handball player. She has been a multiple champion of Azerbaijan, Turkey and internationally. Marina Tankaskaya, a master of sports in handball, has been the Azerbaijan National Handball Team Captain for 15 years. She has played in various handball clubs in Turkey for 10 years. Marina is fluent in Russian, English, Turkish, Macedonian and Serbian. There are Wikipedia articles about Marina Tankaskaya in three languages.

Anna Gamidova

PE teacher in Secondary School

She is a PE teacher in LANDAU School. Anna graduated from Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport with the specialization of PE teaching and sport training at school. She is a master of sports in handball. Anna has played in the National Female Handball team for 20 years with previous 10 years in the National Junior Team. Anna has played for Azerbaijani and Romanian female handball clubs. Anna has been a volleyball trainer in the Youth Sports School for 5 years. Anna is the second coach in Qarabag Handball Club. She is fluent is Azerbaijani and Russian.

Bilgeyis Tahmasib

IGCSE and SAT Maths Teacher

Ms Bella began her career in education in 2007 and has worn many hats since then serving students of all ages. She has graduated from Olympic High School in Charlotte, North Carolina and attended Baku State University for her bachelors, majoring in Mathematics and Mechanics. Ms Bella is a proud holder of a CELTA certificate. She pursued her master’s degree in Data Science through University of Warsaw, writing her thesis on “Predicting credit card fraudulent transactions on unbalanced data using machine learning”. Ms Bella comes with over ten years of professional teaching experience and is very excited to bring her passion for education to the Landau students.

Khanim Gahramanova

KS3 and IGCSE Maths Teacher

Being a graduate of Baku Engineering University as a Math teacher, Ms Khanim was awarded with “Honor Diploma” and has been teaching Math since graduation. During her Bachelor years, she has been involved in teaching Calculus in university because of being an exceptional student. For the past two years, she has been providing Math classes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) students and Middle Year Programme (MYP) students in international schools. At the same time, Ms Khanim has been teaching Maths courses according to different international programs such as IGCSE, IB, PreSAT and SAT.

Aynura Nasibova

Maths Teacher

Ms Aynura holds a Bachelor Degree from Baku Engineering University and is doing her Master Degree at Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University. She is engaged in SAT Maths from 2019. She is enthusiastic about teaching and guidance, using her emotional intelligence skills to effectively manage classroom behavior. Ms Aynura plans to continue her education and receive her PHD degree.

Lamiya Gurbanli

Maths Teacher

Ms Lamia is a graduate of the faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics at Baku State University. She has obtained Master Degree in Computer Engineering from Azerbaijan Technical University. She has been working as a Math teacher since graduation. She loves children a lot and makes difficult math problems easy to understand during learning process. Ms Lamia continues her education career to receive her PHD degree.

Gultan Hamidova

Maths Teacher

Ms Gultan has graduated from Baku State University, faculty of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics and from Azerbaijan Pedagogical University, faculty of Mathematics and ICT teacher. She has about 10  years of teaching experience in a community college and then in a private high school. She has received LANDAU Academy certificate. She loves children and motivates them. Students in her classes love Maths and look forward to studying with her.

Pari Mirzayeva

Maths Teacher

Ms Mirzayeva has graduated from Baku Engineering University, faculty of Mathematics and Informatics. During her Bachelor years, she worked as a Maths teacher and YOS teacher assistant. She also participated in a number of trainings, focusing on Math teaching methodology, as well as building positive relationship with the students. Her main aim as a teacher is to explain Math in more clear and simple way and make it more entertaining for students.

Nurana Abbasova

Maths Teacher

Ms Nurana earned her Bachelor Degree in Mathematics from Baku State University. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree, she took part in some Mathematics and Informatics courses at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany. She has been teaching Mathematics according to local and different international programs. Ms Nurana has dedicated herself to becoming a life-long educator and learner, and she strives to instill a similar desire in all of the students with whom she works. She has a lot of patience to work with slow learners and ability to engage class and create a learning environment.

Telli Bayramova

Maths Teacher

Ms Telli is a graduate of Baku Engineering University. She made her major in Mathematics and she has been working at LANDAU School and Pre-LANDAU for more than a year. In such a brief period, she has proven herself as a favorite teacher of her students. Teaching is not only a profession but also a life passion for her. She is mastering herself in student psychology by attending several indoor and out of school conferences and activities.

Sevil Aliyeva

Maths Teacher

Ms Sevil Aliyeva entered Baku Engineering University,  Mathematics (in English) in 2015. She was a member of the Young Teachers Club and actively participated many seminars on how to become a good teacher. At the same time, she worked as news reporter and presenter at a media club in Baku Engineering University. Her Diploma Thesis was on “Application of sequences to finance”. Her research field includes Application of Mathematics in different fields.  Currently, she is getting Master Degree Functional Analysis (in English) from Baku State University. Her interests include the history of Math, art and music. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic person who is eager to teach children.

Sevil Ramazanova

Maths Teacher

Ms Sevil is a graduate of Baku State University majoring in Mathematics. She completed her Master’s Degree in Differential equations at Baku Engineering University with an Honour diploma. Working as a volunteer at Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations’ Union on the Department of Science and Education she developed and implemented activities and special educational events. Ms Sevil focuses on building connections with students to strengthen their engagement and help each student reach full potential through skill-building.

Chichak Aliyeva

Maths Teacher

Ms Chichak Aliyeva graduated from Baku Engineering University, faculty of Mathematics and Informatics.  She worked as a Maths teacher in Pythagorean Academy as well as she gained pedagogical experience  in her last year in Azerbaijan British Collage. Besides , she successfully passed her exams and is pursuing Master Degree in Mathematics currently. Her essential goal as a teacher is to make a difference in the lives  of students as many as she can.

Khayala Shikhaliyeva

Maths Teacher

Ms.Khayala graduated from Baku Engineering University.Her faculty is a mathematics teacher.While studying at the university, she worked as a mathematics teacher.In the following years she worked as an Ales and YOS teacher. She has been working as a mathematics teacher for 3 years. First of all, she prefers to make children love mathematics and explain more difficult topics in such fun ways

Kamran Mahmudov

World History and Azeri History Teacher

Kamran Mahmudov is a graduate of Baku State University with Honors Bachelor Degree in History. He is highly motivated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable historian. During his Bachelor’s Degree, he became a winner of XVI Republican History Olympiad. As well as, Kamran was awarded with the Scholarship Program of Eurasia Research Institute (named after D. I. Mendeleev) because of his academic qualifications. After graduating and getting his BA, he began his teaching career in one of national Educational Company.  He has been working as a history teacher more than three years. He is also author of World History textbook which is authentic material for preparation to State Examination Board exams. Currently, he is doing his Master’s Degree on International Affairs and Diplomacy at the ADA university. He has also been selected to receive Graduate Assistantship – prestigious scholarship of ADA university.  So, he is working at ADA university as a research assistant as well. As a history teacher, Kamran’s main ambition is to support his students to apply critical thinking and understand historical processes rather than just memorizing them. He believes that, it will make history classes more engaging and entertaining.

Mirkamran Huseynli

World History and Azeri History Teacher

Mr Mirkamran is a graduate of American Studies with a B.A degree at Baku State University. His first (joint) M.A degree is in East European Studies at University of Bologna and International Relations at Corvinus University of Budapest. His second M.A degree is in Nationalism Studies at Central European University. Mr. Mirkamran worked as a Research Assistant at “Cold War History Research Center” in Budapest. He has academic publications in various edited volumes at “CEU press” and “CWHRC press”. He is also a co-founder of “CaucasusTalks” platform which aims to bring experts and activists into an open dialogue in the South Caucasus across borders. Apart from academic experience, he has conducted language instruction (American English and Spanish). He is also an advanced musician where he co-founded and played in “Old Baku” rock band which was active between 2012-2016.  Having such a diverse academic background with interdisciplinary research capabilities, Mr. Mirkamran will guide our students to the true meaning of history as a study.

Shovket Aslanova


Graduated from faculty of general psychology of Moscow State University in 2016. Right after graduation started working at the Logos Children’s Psychological Center as a child psychologist and teacher with 3-14 year old children. Have experience working as a trainter with teachers, parents in various projects of the ministry of education as well as for skills development of psychologists in Baku and different regions of Azerbaijan. Additionally, have been a staff member in an international project TIMSS.

Ismayil Zeynalli

World History and Azeri History Teacher

Mr Ismayil graduated from ADA University with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and he is currently doing his master’s degree at UNEC. He has two years of teaching experience at Ders Evi Education Center. Furthermore, he co-authored a textbook of Azerbaijani language during the years of employment. He considers teaching History to the next generations beyond a career path that corresponds with his future plans. He believes that service in education is also related to the fulfillment of citizenship obligations. As he believes that a strong education is fundament to a strong society, his passion for teaching never ends.


Gunel Taghizade

World History and Azeri History Teacher

Gunel Taghizade graduated from Baku State University, faculty of history. She has a BA and MA in History. She has also graduated from the institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (doctoral student). Currently, she is writing her dissertation and scientific research to get a PhD in History. She is an author of a number of scientific articles in Azerbaijan and abroad.

Hayat Nasirova

Geography Teacher

Working in Science and Contemporary Art fields allowed Ms Hayat to utilize her knowledge in natural sciences. Geography as a life tool is essential for each student and Ms Hayat is determined to spread the love of Geography among the students of LANDAU School.

Leyla Mammadyarova

Geography Teacher

Ms Leyla is a graduate of the Faculty of Geography, Baku State University. She holds a Master Degree in “Teaching methods and methodology of Geography”. Her previous professional experience was in Baku State University as a lecturer at American Studies and Tourism and Hospitality Departments for English division students. She has also taught Geography at secondary school for two years.She has worked at Baku 2015 First European Olympic Games, Baku 2017 Fourth Islamic Games, ASAN service, and many other events as a volunteer because she loves to contribute to Community Building. Her primary teaching goal is to improve students’ “sense of place”.

Sevinj Karimova

Azerbaijani Language and Literature Teacher

Ms Sevinj holds BA from Baku Slavic University in Azerbaijan Language and Literature. In addition to this, she also holds her second BA from Baku Slavic University in Russian Language and Literature with distinction. Ms Sevinj has been teaching language and literature in various educational institutions, including universities, college and schools since 1995 incessantly. She tries to prefer innovative methods in the course of teaching. She is keen on her subject and enjoys teaching it.

Narmina Safarli

Azerbaijani Language and Literature Teacher

Ms Narmina is professional and friendly Azerbaijani language teacher with positive attitude and strong work ethic. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Baku State University and did her Master’s degree at Baku Slavic University. Ms Narmina started her teaching career at Baku Girls University. She is the part of LANDAU school family since 2020 and as Azerbaijani language teacher her main goal is to create innovative teaching atmosphere for students.

Ilaha Gasimzade

Azerbaijani Language and Literature Teacher

Ms Ilaha is a devoted Azerbaijani Language and Literature teacher with an outgoing, dynamic, and fun personality and teaching style. Pursuing her passion for linguistics and teaching she gained her Bachelor`s Degree at Khazar University majoring in Azerbaijani Language and Literature (with honored diploma)  and her Master`s degree at ASPU in Education Management. Ms Ilaha  can speak Turkish and English very well and knows Arabic, Persian for doing her researches. With her extensive teaching experience in different well-known private schools in Azerbaijan she knows how to provide an environment full of love, trust and creativity in her classes which is the key to effective learning.  She continuously researches and develops  modern techniques and methods of teaching Azerbaijani as a second language.

Lala Pashayeva

KS3 Science Teacher

Ms Lala is a graduate of Baku State University with a Bachelor degree in Biology. She then has pursued her Master degree in Botany from Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University.  Ms Lala has worked as a Scientists in ANAS Microbiology Institute and AzerKimya Institute. Her love and passion for science brought her to the world of education. She is happy to teach KS3 Science and spread the love of Science.



Farid Javadov

KS3 Science and IGCSE Physics Teacher

Mr Farid Javadov is a graduate of Baku Engineering University with a degree in Physics.  He then pursued his Master’s in Science from Kaunas Technology University. Has was a participant of Mevlana student Exchange program by Uludag University in Turkey. Mr Farid loves researching challenging Physics topics.  His love and passion for physics lured him to pursue the teaching career and inspire young future scientists. He has worked as a teacher in a number of international schools and has got experience in teaching KS3 Science, IGCSE Physics, National Curriculum Physics and IBDP. Mr Farid can’t wait to teach Physics to his new students at LANDAU Secondary School

Sarkhan Butdayev

KS3 Science and Physics Teacher

Mr Sarkhan is a graduate of Baku Engineering University with a BS degree in Physics. He then pursued his Master degree in Nanobiophysics from Dresden Technical University, Germany. Mr Sarkhan dived into the research of topics such as Stem cell culture, 3D cell culture, Fluorescence microscopy imaging of biological samples and many more. He loves researching Science problems and wants to spread love of Science amongst his students.

Lala Isgandarova

KS3 Science Teacher

Lala Isgandarova graduated from Baku Engineering University. Her specialty is Biology teaching (EN). After graduation, she pursued Master Degree in Science at the Institute of Botany of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. She specialized in Botany, Plant Systematics. She gained teaching experience while she was studying at the University. Besides teaching experience, she also participated in local and international conferences. In addition, she took part in the course of “Introduction into Molecular Phylogenetics” that was organized by The Faculty of Freie University Berlin. Since 2017 she has been working at the Institute of Botany as a research assistant. She is now pursuing an academic career as a Ph.D. student.

Parviz Ismayilov

IGCSE, A Level, SAT Biology Teacher

Mr Parviz graduated from Baku State University in 2005 with a degree in Biology. He has been teaching for 15 years in different private and international schools. Mr Parviz has also pursued his Master degree in Genetics. He has been marking official State Biology Exams. He is experienced in teaching IB Biology, A level Biology, AP and SAT programs. In his free time, Mr Parviz play football and travels a lot. He is keen to meet Biology lovers at LANDAU School.

Aytaj Ahmadzade

KS Science Teacher

After graduating from Baku Engineering University with a degree in Biology,

Ms. Aytaj got International TESOL and SAT certificates. Ms Aytaj loves exploring different Science programs and teaching young scientists. She acted asna jury in 30th International Biology Olympiad in Hungary, worked under professional staff, and lead participants who came from all around the world. She believes that each student brings different experiences and strengths to the classroom and she hopes is that she can support and appropriately challenge students to help them reach their full potential.