Mr Gareth Morgan

Assistant Principal Secondary - Teaching & Learning

Gareth Morgan is excited to be joining GEMS World Academy, taking up the role of Secondary Assistant Principal – Teaching and Learning in the new academic year.

Driven to support all students to achieve their personal best, Gareth has built a portfolio of skills which encompasses successful curriculum, enrichment, safeguarding, pastoral and operational leadership. He has 25 years experience in education, including nine years of senior leadership experience in prestigious schools in Hong Kong and Egypt. Most recently during his three years as Vice Principal - Head of Secondary, in Cairo, Gareth led the school through the many challenges of the pandemic. He also worked with teachers and subject leads to innovate the curriculum and enhance student experience through the implementation of the MYP, placing a strong focus on innovating approaches to assessment throughout the school. In six years in Hong Kong, he led over time on a number of projects, working with teams of teachers, students and parents to innovate approaches to promoting student wellbeing, community engagement, curriculum development enrichment and student leadership. 

Gareth is also an experienced Evaluation Team Lead for the Council of International Schools, skilled at evaluating school development and advising on change improvement processes. An accomplished performance coach, he also supports cohorts of school leaders to achieve their National Professional Qualifications in school leadership, developing talent in a range of contexts. 

In joining the leadership team of GEMS World Academy, Gareth is excited to work with all members of the community to build on the great work that is already in progress. 

Meet Our Team

Our diverse and cosmopolitan mix of educators and education professionals from around the world allow us to create a truly international environment and draw on leading global resources and techniques from countries that include the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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