Georgina Schofield

M. Ed, B. Ed (Hons), B. Teach (Primary)

Georgina has been living and learning in an international context for 19 years. Having graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney, with a Bachelor of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education (Honours), she taught in Sydney before moving abroad to work in international schools in Laos, Thailand, Jordan, and Cuba. She has held varying roles in her schools including Classroom Teacher, Key Stage Coordinator, Whole School Curriculum Coordinator, Deputy Head of Primary and has, for the past nine years, has served as the Head of Primary at the International School of Havana, Cuba.

 

Prior to her tenure in Cuba, Georgina worked in Jordan and it was here that she obtained her Masters in International Education, with a focus on development and leadership. She considers herself a professional learner and takes great delight in continually learning how to better lead learning communities. She has presented professional learning experiences for other educators on systems and sustainability, she is a licensed trainer for ESL in the Mainstream and more recently, was selected to present at the AASSA international conference in Santiago, Chile to present a case study in launching Student-Centred Coaching in ISH.

 

Georgina and her husband are delighted to be returning to Jordan and she is both excited and honoured to be welcomed to ICS as the Head of Primary.

"Few professions have as great a potential impact on the future as teaching. Our students will change the world both in this century and the next in ways that we cannot imagine. That's why we do what we do at ICS – empower globally-minded leaders and designers of tomorrow."

Georgina Schofield