Principal's Blog

Principal's Blog

Navigating the Waters of Teacher Workload: A Personal Reflection

by Jake Madden Throughout my journey in the education sector, which spans several enriching years, I’ve come face to face with the escalating challenge of teacher workload—a dilemma that’s ...

Nurturing Foundations: A Holistic Approach to Early Years Education

by Gayathri Loganathan I find it essential to reflect on the significance of early years education and the challenges we face in cultivating a well-rounded foundation for our students. In the Primary ...

Cultivating a Culture of Mentorship

by Nicholas Nightingale In the ever-evolving landscape of international education, fostering a culture of mentorship is paramount. At Ardingly College Zhongshan, we believe that mentorship should ...

Journeys in International Education – Culture, Identity and Belonging

by Simon Probert Only through Time, Time is Conquered* I’ve been reflecting recently on my journey through international education, the different schools and communities I have worked within, and ways ...

The Pursuit of Inspiring CPD: Empowered Educators – No Rocket Science Required

by Helen Caroline Bowen Taking on the role of High School and Middle School Principal at Tarabya British Schools, Istanbul, at the start of this academic year brought with it the privilege of crafting ...

How Can You Ensure Your Timetable is Responsive to the Evolving Needs of Your School?

by Iain Sinton Has Your School Tapped into the Vast Potential Your Timetable Has to Offer to Accelerate Your School to the Next Level? The positive impact your timetable can have on your school is ...

How to Reset the Culture In Your International School: A Case Study

by Dr Liam Hammer Introduction As Osterwalder et al. (2016) say, “Don’t let your company culture just happen”. If you are not driving the culture in your school, then others will be. Recently, at the ...

Shape the Wheel, Don’t Remake It

by Lee Sanders In my 24 years as an educator, there have always been new trends – something that we must follow, that will change the way students learn. We completely change systems, reshape our ...

Leading Your School Through International Accreditation

by Alistair Downs Leading a school through international accreditation for the first time (or any time!) can be a daunting proposition. Where to start? and what does the process look like? Read ...