We are IT experts and teachers in one !

"Don't be afraid of programming, we will guide you..."

We have 20 years of experience in information systems development, IT management, and people management. We have degrees in pedagogy and direct pedagogical experience in both public and private schools. We are looking for courageous and creative colleagues who would like to join our team.

Mgr. Markéta Fibigerová

Founder and Director of the schoolTeacher of informatics and humanities and sport

Graduated from the Faculty of Education at Charles University, majoring in Teacher Training for 2nd and 3rd Grade in Czech Language and History.

During her studies in humanities she began to devote herself to programming and technical analysis and happen to be a key member of 1. PF, s.r.o. focused on software development and delivery of IT solutions and services that have been on the market for more than twenty years. She has traveled to countries such as Venezuela, Mexico, Peru, Tanzania, India, China and Iran. 

In her free time she enjoys mountaineering, alpine hiking, skiing and ski mountaineering, she also writes about the mountains. She is an instructor of skiing, ski mountaineering, climbing and water tourism, which she also uses at school events. She has two children, aged 12 and 15. She writes the blog aktualne.cz/blogy/marketa-fibigerova about the school, cuts videos from school events and invites guests to the school. In 2021, Hospodářské noviny and CzechCrunch selected her among the 20 most innovative personalities in the Czech Republic in 2020.

Interviews and podcasts with Markéta Fibigerová.

marketa.fibigerova@itgymnazium.cz


Mgr. Markéta Tuhá

Founder and Deputy Director of the school, Teacher of humanities, Educational Consultant

Markéta graduated from the Faculty of Education in Ústí nad Labem, majoring in Primary Education. She worked for 8 years as a primary school teacher. She then exchanged active teaching for work of a methodologist and an education trainer and participated in the development of innovative projects for schools. She also founded her own business in a completely different field of design and production of technological switchboards, automation of industrial machines and the implementation of IoT technology https://www.gusto-energy.cz/.

The impulse for her return to the teaching profession was the cooperation with the network of private primary schools https://www.zsheureka.cz/, where she worked for several years as the principal of a primary school. She was at the birth of the 1st IT Gymnázium (Grammar School) and participates in it's management, ensuring mainly administrative matters and the smooth operation of the school.

Since 2014, she has been cooperating with the AFS organisation https://www.afs.cz/ . She and her family welcomed students from Chile, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy and Hungary into their home as a host family, each student for 3-10 months. She has two children aged 19 and 22.

marketa.tuha@itgymnazium.cz


Mgr. Radka Čapková

Teacher of humanities and foreign languages

Radka graduated from the Faculty of Education at Charles University, majoring in Teaching for the 2nd and 3rd Grade: Czech Language and History and completed state exams in English and Spanish.

Starting as a teacher, she later found herself working for Interpol and then for the Criminal Police in Prague, where she dealt with the international search for missing children and wanted persons and fugitives.

She has just simply decided to join a team of like-minded, creative and active people to build a new school that meets her vision of education. 

"School should primarily be a guide for pupils in the modern-day flood of data, ever-changing rules and exceptions, and to teach everything with integrity and causality, and what is needed and useful for today's world and real life."

She has two children aged 11 and 14. In her free time she enjoys sports, traveling, or doing handstands in bars or baking cakes at home.

radka.capkova@itgymnazium.cz 


Mgr. Petr Matyáš

Teacher of informatics, mathematics and science

Petr graduated from the Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University in Brno, majoring in Informatics. After his studies, he worked at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University. Immediately, after the founding of the Faculty of Information Technology there, he became an assistant professor at that new arisen faculty. He gained valuable experience in creating the content and study materials of the subjects that he was teaching at the Faculty. In addition, he was working as a software project manager for three years. Since he enjoys educating and working with children and youth very much, he has currently been active as a high school teacher too.

His family is the biggest hobby of his, together with an association called Opři se that he founded with other volunteers. Its aim is to help children from children's homes to integrate into society, organize mainly motion-oriented activities for them, offer tutoring and try to support them after leaving home. Petr likes cycling, hiking, skiing, he likes good music and theater. He has two children aged 7 and 11 years.

petr.matyas@itgymnazium.cz 


Bc. Ladislav Kožej

Teacher of informatics

He studied Applied Informatics at University in Ústí nad Labem. During his studies, he started to work as a programmer and teach computer science subjects in a secondary school.

He got into programming because he always wanted to create games. However, later on he has been developing web applications for various companies. Besides programming, he enjoys sharing his experience and helping students orient themselves in today's technologies.

He likes running, jogging and doing pull ups. He loves science fiction. Sometimes he plays both board games and PC games

ladislav.kozej@itgymnazium.cz 



Gheslaine Birkenberger

Teacher of English, native US speaker, music teacher and tandem teacher 

Gheslaine is a recent graduate from Central Connecticut State University where she earned her degree in History and a certification in Elementary Education, specializing in grades 1-6.

Originally from the United States, Gheslaine has a strong passion for education which started as a child when she would regularly create "lessons" for her own classroom teachers to incorporate into her class. Growing up she was heavily influenced by music and was classically trained with a focus in opera for several years, even considering it as a possible career option at one point. She eventually decided to focus on elementary education all while maintaining her love of singing, through her involvement in multiple choirs and singing groups during her time in college. While in the US she worked as a classroom teacher before eventually deciding to travel to Prague to pursue her lifelong dream of teaching.

In her free time, she likes to explore the historic corners of Prague, watch horror movies, sing and face-time her cat back home in America.

https://ghesbirkenberger.wixsite.com/itgymnaziumenglish 

ghes.birkenberger@itgymnazium.cz 


Bc. Monika Píchová, Dis

Teacher of physical education, art education and tandem teacher

She graduated from the Palestra College of Physical Education and Sport, majoring in Sports and Leisure Education, and also the College of Pedagogy, Preschool Teacher and Art Instructor for Children and Youth. During her studies she started to teach in kindergarten. She has extended her teaching activities by a foreign stay in the UK focused on CLIL pedagogical approach. She completed a state exam in English. She has also started to work as a trainer of children's athletics in AC Líbeznice, and she is still working there. Moreover, she goes in for the art - teaching of children, youth and adults. She considers working with children and youth to be a unique way of personal mutual growth, motivation and inspiration.

In her free time Monika likes painting pictures, going out to the countryside and mountains and listening to music. She enjoys cycling, jogging, climbing and spending time with friends and watching good movies. She has two children at the age of 16 and 12 years.

monika.pichova@itgymnazium.cz  


Mgr. Jitka Matyášová

Teacher of humanities, tandem teacher

Jitka graduates from the Faculty of Education at Charles University, majoring in Teaching for the 2nd and 3rd Grade: Czech Language and History. While studying at University, she took an Antiques course, did guiding at a medieval castle, worked for a restoration company or did proofreadig. Then she started to work in the archives of the Security Forces Archive and she tried to show pupils and students of all grades schools that the archive is not only a series of shelves with old papers in boxes, but a living history through educational programs and excursions as well. Jitka also coopereates with the IT department on projects and programs that make it easier for researchers to study digitized archives.

In her free time she still reads all kinds of books, she likes cultural life of the city, city architecture, galleries, clubs and cafes. Simultaneously, she enjoys to spend time in the peacefullness of countryside. She likes mountains and skiing. Jitka has two daughters (16 and 11 years old) who are the most demanding teachers for her.

She is convinced that it is not necessary to remember every fact or nonsense, but to be able to find the appropriate fact and give it the appropriate weight and put it in a social context. "What really matters, is not to confuse facts with opinions, not to stop searching the facts, not to stop thinking about them and interpreting them."

jitka.matyasova@itgymnazium.cz


Ing. Daniel Kopecký

Teacher of science and informatics

Daniel graduated from the University of Chemical Technology in the field of Technology of Organic Substances and Chemical Specialties. He is a co-author of two technologies - formic acid production technology and technology for the production of diesel additive.

Daniel worked as a chemical designer at Casaleproject a.s., where he designed nitric acid production, then at Zentiva a.s., where he was responsible for solving a complex project for the production of a drug for oncological diseases.

Within his studies and early stages of his career, he learned programming. He encountered several programming languages ​like Maple, Matlab, Visual Basic, C, Javascript and Python. Python has fascinated Daniel the most and so he started to work as a developer for the National Repository web application in the consortium of state institutions of the National Technical Library, the University of Chemical Technology and the Cesnet Association.

Daniel enjoys exploring the world and exploring how things work around it. He has dediced to teach because he believes that the way to a better society leads through meaningful education.

In his free time, he enjoys sports, having fun with friends, playing board games or reading popular science literature.

daniel.kopecky@itgymnazium.cz


Marek Valášek

Teacher of Math

Well-known Matematicator, popular youtuber and Zlatý Amos 2022 (the most popular teacher in the Czech Republic for the school year 2021/22).

He has been teaching since 2000 and helps people understand mathematics, physics and statistics. It also prepares students for entrance exams to all types of high schools and universities.

His math videos on Youtube have millions of views, the channel itself has over 80,000 subscribers, and math courses on LearnTube are also celebrating success.

He studied at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University.

marek.valasek@itgymnazium.cz

Dominik Obruča

Teacher of geography and humanities

Studied Sociology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, and International Development Studies at the Faculty of Science, Palacky Universit Olomouc. He enjoys discovering foreign cultures and hiking in the mountains. He has visited a number of countries with his backpack. At the age of seventeen, he left for the United States for a year, where he studied local High School. During his university studies, he spent three months in Pune, India, where he conducted research focused on internal migration in India. He spent one semester in Turin, Italy, and completed an internship in Bratislava, Slovakia. During the refugee crisis in 2015-2016 he volunteered for humanitarian aid in the Balkans and Greece. He described this experience in documentary prose "Berkasovo."

He has published a number of articles about traveling and development, essays, short stories or absurd dramas. He also published a collection of poems. Dominik likes to take photos on his travels, and for several years he has been devoting himself to a series of experimental photos "The World in Reflections." Samples of his literary and photographic work can be found at www.dominikobruca.eu.

He has been a member of the Scout organization since he was ten. For several years he was involved in the leadership of a boy Scout troop. He is inspired by ecumenical initiatives, such as the Taizé community or an artistic group Karavana. He is not a friend of memorizing long lists of information, he prefers analytical skills and critical thinking.

dominik.obruca@itgymnazium.cz


Eileen Nidrle

Teacher of Spanish, native Spanish speaker

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Juridical Sciences of the National Polytechnic University of Nicaragua. During and after her studies, she worked as Director of the Caribbean Youth Organisation of Nicaragua gaining several years of experience leading social programs to reincorporate young individuals into education and reduce risk factors for youth in Latinamerica. Later, She enrolled as a foreign affairs expert for the National Parliament of Nicaragua were she counsel and assisted diplomatic forums and multilateral treaties.

Her understanding of LATAM region and the domain of the Spanish, English and Portuguese language gave her the opportunity to become the legal counsellor of a diversity of public and private investment projects in the region, in fields such as renewable energy, biofuels, agrotechnology, sustainable urbanisation, etc. In consequence, She founded her first entrepreneurial project dedicated to bees cultivation and bee products manufacturing, which also made her travel extensively, arriving one day in Prague, where she married and lives now.

Eileen strongly believes in bringing the best education possible to the youth to forge a better society enjoying a culture of peace and sustainable progress among nations.

She loves cultivating her hobbies: singing, playing music, sewing clothes, cooking, traveling, painting, playing video games, and also enjoys hiking and practising zumba. 

eileen.nidrle@itgymnazium.cz


Ing. Milada Klubalová, Ph.D

Co-creator of the Humanities, lecturing on topics in the areas of finance and financial literacy

She graduated in Finance and has spent her entire twenty-year career in banking. She currently works as a Chief Operating Officer at the Czech branch of the corporate bank HSBC in Prague.In the past she was also leading, among other things, Risk Management at the Czech branch of Credit Agricole. Part of her work consists of the preparation of crisis scenarios and she always wants to have a backup plan (preferably several plans) for everything.

She is actively involved in mentoring, personal development with emphasis on mental health and work-life balance. She spends her free time actively in the mountains or by the river with her husband and children (11 and 8 years old), usually in the company of good friends.

milada.klubalova@itgymnazium.cz 


Zuzana Vedej, DiS

Teacher's assistant, physical education teacher, back office assistant

She graduated from the Palestra University of Physical Education and Sport, majoring in Physical Education and Sport Management. During her parental leave she also completed a one-year training program in the field of Nutrition Specialist. She continues her education in the field of sports, most recently obtained a certificate as a physical education instructor and trained as a TRX or CROSSFIT instructor. In addition to sports, she has worked professionally with customers, corporate training with a focus on expertise and communication skills.

For Zuzana, sport is not only a job, but above all a hobby and a lifestyle. She can pass on the joy of movement to children and adults alike. She has a large family, relaxes by listening to music.

zuzana.vedej@itgymnazium.cz 


Mgr. Eva Kotlánová, Ph.D.

Teacher of Science

She graduated from the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University in Brno, majoring in Zoology. After her studies, she worked at the Department of Nature Protection at the Directorate of the State Environmental Inspectorate, where she was in charge of species protection and GMOs. She also worked at the State Environmental Fund, where she provided advice on subsidies. Subsequently, she graduated from the "Učitel naživo" program, which focuses on the training of future teachers. After completing these programs, she taught at the primary school in Zeleneč.


Adéla Tuhá

Student at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University, majoring in Cybernetics and Robotics

At the 1. IT Gymnazium, Adela participates in the preparation of the technical curriculum and she is involved into the team as a tandem teacher.

Every summer she goes as a program leader to children's camps that are focused on teaching English education. She holds a CAE certificate of the C2 level.

She likes to spend her free time with her friends and she is also an enthusiastic self-taught ukulele player.

adela.tuha@itgymnazium.cz  


Ing. Jan Stuchlík

Teacher of informatics and IT curriculum supervisor

He studied system programming with overlap into computer graphics at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.

For a long time, he worked as a programmer, team leader and software architect for the company Aquasoft and there he was creating large information systems, particularly for the state administration business.

He has been working with computers since his childhood and he has gone through the 8-bit up to 64-bit computers and from recording programs from a cassette recorder up to communication with a farm of computing servers in the cloud. Currently he has been working on several projects as a freelancer. He enjoys things related to outer space, 3D printing, small hardware and last but not least - programming. He has three children.

jan.stuchlik@itgymnazium.cz 


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