Simon Crane

Head Master, Brighton College Dubai

I am currently Head Master at Brighton College Dubai; a high-performing, forward-thinking co-educational day school. Previously, I was Deputy Head Master at Brighton College Abu Dhabi. Before arriving in the UAE in 2013, I was an Assistant Head at Hillcrest Grammar School in the UK, where I previously held the post of Director of Sport. I started in the independent sector as a teacher of Physical Education in 2007 and gained successive promotions to join the Senior Management Team in 2011. My teaching career commenced in 2006 at Broad Oak Sports College in Bury.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Leadership stream

14 November 2021 | 13:25 - 13:45 | English | Enhancing relations with your parent body

Practical and creative ways to successfully engage with your parents at all levels.

Topics include:

  • The role of the Parent Ambassador
  • The importance of managing Parental ‘What’s-app’ Groups
  • Creating and implementing strategic informal touch points for parents
  • Appling the ‘halo effect’ for new parents
  • Maximising the flow of communication to your parents