Mr. Leif Raiha graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art and Art History and holds a diploma from Sheridan College. He completed his Bachelor of Education at Nipissing University. Leif also holds additional qualifications in Senior Visual Arts and Special Education. Leif taught in Canada and South Korea before coming to China to teach at the Canadian International School in Kunshan, undertaking various curriculum responsibilities including Technology, Science, and Art & Design in addition to his role as IB Coordinator.
He then took a position as Head of Art at Kaiwen Academy in Haidian District Beijing, establishing the department, and developing curriculum and enrichment programs. In his free time, Leif enjoys exploring. Traveling and hiking around China affords plentiful opportunities for drawing and photography, and to experience culture and cuisine.