Principal's Blog

Principal's Blog

Shedding the Emperor’s Clothes: An Interview with Conrad Hughes 

Last week, Jane had the honour of meeting and talking with Conrad Hughes, Director General of the International School of Geneva. Here, we share some of the key takeaways from the interview.  ...

Developing Middle Leaders through Authentic Leadership

By Mr. Michael J. Norton. Bio: Michael Norton is currently a Deputy Headteacher at Dubai International Academy (Emirates Hills) in the UAE. He has worked at IB-Continuum schools for over six years, ...

A Letter to Founding Principals

By Gráinne O’ Reilly- Founding Principal at Foshan EtonHouse International School, China.  As I sat down to write this piece it occurred to me that a number of  leaders; Heads and ...

Founding Schools in Happiness

By Phil Mathe- Head of Student Opportunities at the British International School of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Begun in 2014 by UNESCO Bangkok, The Happy Schools Project (HSP) offers an alternative ...

Integrate the Best Practice From Online Learning Into Day-to-Day School Learning

By Gregory Michael Adam Macur-PYP Vice Principal at The Canadian International School, Hefei, China. We learnt a lot, these last few years. Almost every school in the world experienced a shift over to ...

Embracing Sustainability in International School Operations: Challenges and Pathways to Success

By Grace Hu- Head of Sustainability at Education in Motion (EiM). Introduction: In recent years, sustainability has emerged as a critical global concern, with individuals, organisations, and ...

Empowering Students Through Financial Literacy

By James Adekunle-  Head of Business Studies & Economics Department at Park House English School Doha, Qatar. Introduction: In 2022, only one-third of adults in the UK were financially ...

Apprenticeships as a Style of Learning

By Jonathan Gastel- Principal at Cogdel School Chengdu, China Apprenticeships- the third step in vocational education- exist in part because much of knowledge needs to be learned by observation and ...

Empowering Teachers: The Power of a Career Path Program

By Kenneth Tuttle Wilhelm-  IB DP & MYP Coordinator at Mont’Kiara International School. Introduction: In today’s rapidly changing educational landscape, schools are realizing ...