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Robert Thorn

Advisor Japan, JP

Head of Learning and Teaching, International School of London in Qatar and Principal, Midwest Education Group LLC.

Head of Learning and Teaching, International School of London in Qatar and Principal, Midwest Education Group LLC.

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American Academy of Beirut
Vilnius International School
Uwekind International School of Sofia
Leipzig International School
Rural Child Education Development Programme

Positions

Secondary Principal Aoba-Japan International School August 2015 - present
Principal Midwest Education Group LLC May 2014 - present
Founding Director Developing Real Learners - an NGO December 2012 - present
Consultant International Baccalaureate & Independent Consultant 2009 - present
Head of Learning and Teaching International School of London in Qatar September 2014 - July 2015
Head of European School International Section European School, Tbilisi 2011 - June 2014
Applications moderator Higher Education Teaching and Learning 2010 - June 2013
High School Principal International School of Schaffhausen 2009 - 2011
MYP Coordinator Istanbul International Community School 2006 - 2009

Education

Oxford Brookes University Education for International Schools 1998 - 2000
The Institute of Education, U. of London Secondary Science Education 1989 - 1990
Westfield College, University of London Physics 1982 - 1986

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Education
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)

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Diego Zaffaroni
We worked together  •  Elementary School of Design Deputy Director, Ludum School and Official Trainer, Jolly Learning Ltd.
I have had the chance to see that Robert knows how to blend vision, leadership, and ethics to foster real development. Able to learn from hi ... s own experience as well as from others, he truly is a leader and an entrepeneur, one who asks because he gives to others.
Walter Smith
They're my friends  •  Learning Design, Consulting and Training, Affective Learning Systems.
Robert has been very successful in starting and managing a great LinkedIn Group which I have been participating in for over a year. He is e ... xtremely open to new ideas and not afraid of the risk that comes with bringing new ideas forward to the public. I think he has a true entrepreneurial spirit.
Frankline Auko
They're my friends  •  Executive Director, RESTORING HOPES MINISTRY and manager, St Lukes Healthcare Foundation.
Robert have been a man of innovative and have a partion of doing unique things that in one way or the other benefits the society and can cha ... nge the whole nation in a positive way.Enreprenuership involve bringing in new ways and ideas of doing things,Robert is a man of great ideas.
Dr. Tien Chau
We worked together  •  CEO, Midwest Education Group LLC. Previously Program Coordinator, South East Asia Center.
Why would Robert be a great entrepreneur? He is built to do what he plan for himself. His vision toward education and positive and humanitar ... ian approach show in his business plan and road map for this non-profit project. I cant not say enough wonderful things about Mr. Robert Thorn. I am delighted to work with Mr. Thorn and get to know him as a friend. Mr. Thorn is the most wonderful educator and project initiator I ever know and respect. He is knowledgeable, compassionate, passionate, resourceful, helpful, and more importantly always cheerful with a great sense of humor. I strongly recommend Mr. Thorn for any project investment, funding, and start-up business. Dr. Tien Chau, MEG LLC and Bloom Inc Founder
Aashis Roy
They're my friends  •  chemistry lecturer, in pre university colleges. Previously Hello, Gulbarga University.
He is very simple but Global thinker.

Jacob Gadikian
We worked together  •  Cofounder, Dawn and History Teacher, BELA / 太仓高级中学.
Jake is not only full of good ideas but also has both good intentions and the proven ability to make his ideas come into reality. We are hop ... ing to link his great ideas with my NGO and transform education globally. Jake's enthusiasm and commitment goes beyond mere business but into a kind of philanthropic entrepreneurship that we need to see more of int he world. I am proud to vouch for Jake because he is one of the few people who has been willing to stick his ideas on the line and collaborate with us.

Dr. Tien Chau
We worked together  •  CEO, Midwest Education Group LLC. Previously Program Coordinator, South East Asia Center.
Dr Tien is a great entrepreneur who has created an amazing network of educators and other professionals in the area of training. She is one ... of the most driven people I know - not so much for profit but for living life through getting things done and creating new possibilities.

Aashis Roy
They're my current cofounder  •  chemistry lecturer, in pre university colleges. Previously Hello, Gulbarga University.
Aashish has shown tremendous drive and resourcefulness over the last few years creating his dream for a school in is home village. He has c ... ollected a great group of people and worked hard to connect to form a supportive network of colleagues and collaborators who will eventually make his school one of the most talked about in India.