Principals (Elementary)

The Elementary Principals Community is a collaborative group designed to support and empower elementary school principals in their roles as educational leaders. This community provides a platform for principals to share best practices, discuss challenges, and engage in ongoing professional development opportunities. With a focus on improving student outcomes and promoting a culture of continuous learning, the Elementary Principals Community is a valuable resource for any elementary school principal looking to enhance their leadership skills and make a positive impact in their school community and beyond.

Live Session Dates & Times:

All 5 live sessions for this community will be on Wednesdays between 9:00-10:30pm (HKT) on the following dates:

  1. September 13, 2023
  2. November 01, 2023
  3. December 06, 2023
  4. March 06, 2024
  5. April 10, 2024

Meet the Host:

Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson is an experienced educator and pedagogical leader with over 30 years of teaching experience. Since 1996, he has held various leadership roles in international schools in Hong Kong, including Head of Art, Head of Information Technology, and Deputy Principal. Ross has completed a Masters of Information Technology in Education and has worked with schools worldwide as an IB Workshop Leader, Consultant, and School Visitor. In 2014, Ross moved to Australia, where he studied Coaching Psychology and ran his own educational consulting business. Ross returned to Hong Kong in 2016 to take up the role of Primary Principal at Victoria Shanghai Academy, where he is passionate about concept-based teaching and learning, design thinking, and team and systems dynamics.