Singapore as an Education Destination


In this informative webinar Andre Casson shares with Fiona Murchie the unique international education opportunities available in Singapore. He also explains how Singapore has successfully managed the Covid pandemic to retain its economic vibrancy.

Andre Casson is the Head of School at the Australian International School and brings with him a wealth of experience having previously taught in senior positions in Australia and China prior to his arrival at AIS in 2012. In 2017 Andre was granted a sabbatical to study in the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. This course provided him with valuable insights in the areas of leadership and strategic direction which are key components of his current position.

In this webinar you will learn:

  1. Singapore, the international education and lifestyle opportunities. What is it like for an expat living in Singapore?
  2. The Covid-19 situation in Singapore - successful suppression of Covid-19.
  3. The key to AIS's success as a prestigious international school - and what to look for in a top international school.
  4. The course and program options at AIS and the benefits of each.
  5. What transition support should you expect for the family and for the student?

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Andre Casson, Head of School at the Australian International School

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Andre was appointed as the Head of School at AIS in January 2018. Prior to this he had roles as School Principal and Head of Secondary School. He brings 25 years’ education experience to the School, teaching in independent educational institutions in Australia and Asia.

Andre began his teaching career in Australia then took the opportunity to work at a new school, Dulwich College Shanghai and was appointed to the position of Deputy Head of Senior School. At Dulwich Andre developed a passion for international education and an insight into the challenges confronted by students in a third culture setting. After a period as Deputy Head of Senior School at Anglican Church Grammar School in Brisbane he began his career at AIS in Singapore.

In 2017 Andre was granted a sabbatical to study in the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. This course provided him with valuable insights in the areas of leadership and strategic direction which are key components of his current position as Head of School.

Andre lives in Singapore with his wife Jodie and two young children, Jaxon and Remi who both attend AIS.

Fiona Murchie

Fiona Murchie, Managing Editor, Relocate Magazine and Relocate Global

Fiona Murchie has over 25 years’ experience in management and HR publishing and global mobility. From this unique perspective, she combines understanding of the HR and global mobility market with knowledge of business drivers and an appreciation of management thinking and the wider influences on company and regional growth brought about by changing global markets, demographics, economics and geo-political factors.

She launched Relocate magazine in 2004, to promote creativity and best practice in mobility, explore new topics, and stimulate debate on relocation-related subjects. Relocate Global has become the leading multimedia for international managers, HR, global mobility and relocation professionals, with a growing international reputation for thought leadership, innovation and people support.

 

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