Iain Colledge

Principal Raha International School

Iain is the Principal of Raha International School in Abu Dhabi, an outstanding IB school with over 2,000 students. He has lived and worked overseas for 20 years in countries including Jordan, Bahrain, Libya, Thailand, Czech Republic and now the UAE.

He has led international schools for much of his career but he also worked as European Project Director for The British Council and has run his own business advising investors on new international school projects and also supporting schools with self-assessment and school improvement. Iain is a registered school inspector with Ofsted and the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau. He is also co-founder and board member of an Academy Trust in England, which currently has four primary schools in its portfolio.

Iain’s professional passion is leading continual school improvement and the set up and growth of high quality international schools. He has advised governments and individual investors on school start-ups and as school principal he has increased numbers and enhanced provision and quality in each school he has led, ensuring all students receive the highest quality education.

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