Serving as the Founding Director of Fairgreen International School, Graeme's focus as an educational leader combines sustainable and ethical learning and living with social and emotional wellbeing and academic achievement. Graeme's understanding and passion for leading schools and sustainable learning for 21st century success aligns totally with Fairgreen's mission and promise. Working recently as Deputy Superintendent at the International School Bangkok for six years allowed Graeme to explore and implement a future-focused and challenging programme of learning, ensuring students are equipped to flourish in today’s dynamic global society. Graeme is on the Advisory Board of Sea Change Mentoring, a senior associate for EDUCAA (Australia) Education and has been a regular consultant for Fieldwork Education (UK). Prior to his time in Bangkok, Graeme was Principal at the International School of The Hague, in the Netherlands from 2005 to 2012. He began his teaching career in North East England, working for nine years in a challenging inner-city environment. He has previous experience here in the United Arab Emirates, working for three years in a leadership position in Dubai, and working for five years as a senior manager in Hong Kong. He also served as Head of a U.K. state primary school, rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
28 February 2019 | 10:30 - 11:00 | English | Sustainability in Schools - Going Beyond the Hashtags
This presentation will explore the reasons why schools need to get serious about sustainability. A global perspective of the challenges our current generation of students now face will be shared, and some ways to activate adults and children will be discussed. Students from Fairgreen International School will be present to share their ideas and thoughts on the importance of sustainability in schools.