What’s new in international schools this month? New principals, robotics competition, and more!
House of Knowledge Welcomes Giulietta Welman as Early Years Principal
House of Knowledge (HoK) welcomes Ms. Giulietta Welman as the Early Years Principal of their Shunyi and Chaoyang Park campuses. She is responsible for the academics, teachers’ training, and daily management across both campuses. Giulietta is from South Africa, and she has been an educator for over 18 years, both as a teacher and principal – predominantly in Early Years and Elementary. In regards to accepting the position, Ms. Welman stated, “I am looking forward to this journey with House of Knowledge as Principal of Early Years, to create the highest level of education and joy in this dynamic environment.”
Harrovians Return to Harrow Beijing
On March 21, Harrow alumni Yoyo W. and Hansen K. came back to school to share with Year 12 students about the differences between studying in the UK compared to the US. After graduating from Harrow in 2014, Yoyo and Hansen went to the University of Oxford and Northeastern University for further studies, respectively.
Welcoming the New Principal of the Secondary School Department of Daystar Academy
Daystar Academy announced that Daniel Williams will be the new principal of Daystar Academy secondary school starting July, 2019. Mr. Williams currently serves in the secondary school division of Singapore International school in Suzhou as Vice Principal of teaching. From 2010 to 2016, he was the director of A-level at Suzhou Dulwich International high school. Mr. Williams is experienced in the field of international education and academic courses in leadership, and management expertise. Through his leadership, the academy hopes that their students will strive to make a positive contribution in improving the world.
DCB Robotics Team Wins Rookie Award in US Competition
On March 15, Dulwich College Beijing students from Years 8 to 12 competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Midwest Regionals in Chicago. Representing DCB, Team Helion outperformed expectations for their first ever competition, and came away with an award for the Highest Rookie Seed.