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British International School Awards 2017 celebrates successes

BISA Winners

The first ever British International School Awards ceremony took place in London on January 23. The event was organised by British International Schools magazine with the support of ISC Research and sponsored by leading school information management suppliers, WCBS. The awards recognised excellence in British schools overseas and celebrated many successes of exceptional learning, school support and leadership. 

Representatives from many international schools, from all corners of the world, attended the gala event which took place at London’s Grand Connaught Rooms. 

The category winners were:

• British International School of Stavanger for Strategic Initiative of the Year
• The British School Kathmandu for Senior Leadership Team of the Year
• New Cairo British International School for Governing Body of the Year
• The British School Kathmandu for Community Initiative of the Year
• Deira International School for Pastoral Care Initiative of the Year
• Dulwich College, Beijing for Teaching Initiative of the Year
• King’s College Alicante for IT Initiative of the Year
• Doha College won the International Impact award
• Simona Baciu of Transylvania College received the Lifetime Award
• Cranleigh Abu Dhabi won the New British International School of the Year (under three years)
The British School Kathmandu took home the overall British International School of the Year 2017 Award. Professor Jeff Thompson CBE of the University of Bath, who chaired the esteemed judging panel, introduced the overall award that was collected by Dr John Moore, principal of The British School Kathmandu (pictured above with head of sixth-form, Gemma Caines).

Congratulations to every school that won a category or received a nomination, and in particular, special recognition to The British School Kathmandu.
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