Lisa Thorpe

Head of School Improvement

Next Generation School

Lisa Thorpe has been in education for over 15 years, 9 of which have been in Dubai. With a B-Ed K-12 from Australia and NPQH, Lisa has worked in Australia, England and the UAE. Since coming to Dubai, Lisa has had many leadership roles such as Head of Teaching and Learning for Taaleem, Head of K-8 at AAM and now Head of whole school improvement at NGS.  Working in Dubai has given Lisa the opportunity to explore wellbeing and positive education with visits to different counties to learn from the best in the field as well as attending the 2018 IPEN conference in Texas. 


Neuroscience & Wellbeing

27 February 2020 | 12:00 - 12:30 | Wellbeing and Involvement in the Early Years

When wellbeing is high, involvement is high and academic achievement rises. Many programs measure wellbeing from upper primary up. Learn here how the use of the Leuven scale of wellbeing and involvement can impact students from PreK- Grade 2, with a focus on provision, relationships,  the role of the adult and the learning environment, W&I helps us cater for the needs of all students.