Teach First Germany, Germany
Ulf Matysiak is one of six shareholders of Teach First Deutschland and has been holding the position of CEO since 2011. As part of Teach First Deutschland’s founding team he was responsible for the development of the pedagogical concept. Before joining Teach First Deutschland, Ulf worked as a teacher for German as a foreign language as well as a teacher trainer at International House Berlin.
Ulf’s passion for education and policy already shone through quite early in his life when he became the students‘ representative of his high school in the Black Forest region. He continued his work on education, youth, and community in political engagement on a municipal as well as state level before and during his studies of Law and Education Science until he returned to his childhood home of Berlin.
Ulf still lives in Berlin, only a few hundred meters from where he was born and spend his childhood, now with his wife and son.