Principal's Blog

Principal's Blog

The Power of Non-Academic Interaction

by Tilly Erguder Is the key to better academic success and student well-being outside the classroom? Throughout my journey as a teacher and an administrator, I have had the opportunity to experience ...

CPD: The Ultimate Tool for Teacher Recruitment and Retention

by John Woodberry The Grey Rhino on the Horizon The international education sector is on the brink of a significant recruitment crisis. According to ISC Research, the demand for international school ...

Understanding the Importance of Family Partnerships in Leading Your International School

by Nicolas Belcher Context: The topic of this overarching article and the potential expansion of understanding the importance of partnerships in an International school context continues to enrich, ...

Skills and Application for International School Leaders: How do you shape the future in the Age of AI?

by Conan Magruder We live in a data-driven and complex educational landscape. There were windows behind the curtain for me before I moved into educational leadership when I learned just how small the ...

Staff Wellbeing: Does it Have to be Principles or Profit?

by Martin Boother Over the past few years, and even more so since COVID, student wellbeing has shot to the top of the priority list for schools. No one could argue this is not an essential part of ...

Developing and Sustaining a Strong Organisational Culture in a Dynamic 21st Century School

by Juma Nyamori In my leadership journey, I have found that school culture has a profound influence on the achievement of the various goals and objectives the school pursues. Every school will have a ...

From Gatekeeper to Leader: Unleashing the Potential of Your School Librarian

by Sarah Pavey Imagine your international school library as a vibrant hub, not just for borrowing books, but for promoting global citizenship, igniting a love of learning, and nurturing students as ...

Legacy in Progress: Charterhouse, Lagos’ Commitment to Nigeria

by John Todd I consider myself fortunate to have been involved in international education since 1996; I actually flew out to Singapore on the same plane as the woman who would go on to become my wife, ...

The Value of Your Boarding Programme

by Richard Stokes My Life in Boarding I’ve been running boarding schools for nearly forty years. The largest I have worked at, had over 600 borders, and it’s been a long journey. I started ...