Alan Connah is both a British and Australian National. He grew up living in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and Australia, and has since lived and worked in Thailand, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Australia, China and India. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Australian National University (with majors in Geography and Archaeology), a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Canberra, and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Bath in the United Kingdom (focusing on Educational Leadership and Management in International Education).
Alan began his teaching career in Australia, working in both state and independent schools, before moving to work in international schools in Asia and Europe. He has also taught at an independent boarding school in the United Kingdom. Alan has been a Head of School / School Principal since 2004, leading and managing schools in Australia, China and India.
As a passionate Geography, History, Business Studies and Theory of Knowledge teacher, Alan has been involved with international education since 1995. He is a strong advocate of student centred learning that provides for the development of the whole child, and is passionate in his desire to provide students with an education that enables them to develop to their full potential, academically, culturally, physically, morally and aesthetically.
Alan is married and has two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, walking, skiing, sailing and reading.