Mr Nigel Barrett

Mr Nigel Barrett

Head of Elementary School, Dehong Beijing

Mr. Nigel Barrett is from New Zealand and is the Head of Elementary School. Nigel has more than 15 years of management and front-line teaching experience in the field of international education.

Nigel holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education and Teaching from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and a Master's Degree in Education. Nigel is also a School Reviewer for the COBIS International School Council.

Nigel has worked at an international school in Kenya for four years and Brunei for five years, and has served as Deputy Head of primary schools at two prestigious schools in Asia, Dubai Nord Anglia and the British school in Manila, Philippines. Nigel worked as the principal of the primary school of Cambridge International School in Kampala, Uganda under the umbrella of the GEMS education group.

Nigel is passionate about education and deeply attracted by Dehong's teaching philosophy and vision. He joined the Dehong Beijing founding team in August 2019, and his family travelled to China with him.