How Technology Changed Education
Dr Nicholas DugganHead of School, Invictus/Founding Principal, Centrium
Dr Nicholas Duggan is a highly qualified academic and an experienced international school Principal. He is additionally an accomplished musician, as a composer and performer. His academic qualifications include an LTCL, GDLM and PhD, in Music and two master’s degrees, one in English Language Teaching and one in Educational Leadership and Management. He is also a qualified UK teacher with a PGCE in Secondary Music with qualified teacher status (QTS). Dr Duggan’s teaching career has spanned a number of schools in different parts of the world. He taught in Kenya and Thailand before joining the British Army as a Musician with the Irish Guards. He then returned to the world of education and held senior positions at schools in Kuwait, Thailand and Italy. In 2009, Dr Duggan became Founding Principal of the Satit Prasarnmit International School in Bangkok. More recently, Dr Duggan has been Secondary School Principal of Yew Chung International School in Beijing, Headteacher of St George’s British School Malaga and Headmaster of the first British Independent Boarding School in India, in partnership with King’s College Taunton in the UK. Dr Duggan joins us with a wealth of experience and a clear vision of how educational success is achieved; authentic learning experiences in a happy and safe environment, where students take responsibility for their learning, become critical thinkers and challenge themselves beyond their expectations. Dr Duggan, his wife and 8-year old son are immensely excited about coming to Singapore where they plan to settle and put down some roots in the community.