How do teachers access professional development overseas?
Our 65th interview is with Martin Towse, Principal at not-for-profit school, St. Christopher’s International Primary School in Penang, Malaysia
In this podcast, listen to Martin and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill discuss:
- Martin’s educational background and teacher training
- The challenges of accessing professional development in international schools
- The perks of teaching in Malaysia, specifically, in Penang
- The practicalities of teaching students with differing nationalities under one roof
- The school’s strategic aims and recruitment process
- The history of the Federation of British International Schools In Asia (FOBISIA)
- Tips for workload and managing mental health for Head Teachers
- You can read more about Ross’ experience in Malaysia and watch the following videos:
- This podcast filmed, live on Twitter.
- A tour around St. Christopher’s International Primary School
Listen to the podcast (12 minutes)
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What I loved most about St. Christopher’s, was that the longest-serving member of staff was given the highest profile within the school. In this case, a member of the support team with 30+ years of service…