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Kai Vacher


British School Muscat and British School Salalah

With 25 years of experience in the UK state sector, Kai was appointed Principal of British School Muscat in 2011. In 2019 his role was extended to include British School Salalah. His tenure has been marked by a commitment to the highest possible standards, drawing inspiration from his students, colleagues, and communities at both schools. BSM is a leading international school, renowned for its innovative and highly successful approach placing happiness and confidence firmly at the centre of school life. BSM has received numerous accolades, including being recognized as one of the top 100 schools worldwide and the top ten schools in the Middle East by Spears for four consecutive years. Kai has been an elected member of the COBIS Board of Directors since 2016 and serves as the Country Representative for BSME. In 2021 and 2022, he was honoured as one of the top international education influencers by ISC Research and hosts the popular podcast, The Educator's Corner.


13 November, 2024 | 12:35 to 12:55
FlexEd - How are we embracing flexible working in schools?

FlexEd - How are we embracing flexible working in schools? In recent years, flexible work arrangements have gained significant attention across various industries. While the corporate world has been quick to adopt these practices, the education sector has been relatively slower in embracing flexible working in schools, which is understandable given the nature of the job. In this presentation, we will explore the importance of careful deliberation and consideration of flexible work arrangements for teachers, professional support staff stressing the benefits and concerns for both schools and staff. We will also shed light on the risks of not offering flexible work options, such as losing talent and how a range of schools are implementing effective employee strategies.