BSc Secondary Design and Technology with ICT with QTS, University of Wales, Newport
BTEC Higher National Diploma Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering, GlosCAT, Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology
James joined BIS in 2012 after teaching for 2 years in India as Head of Design and Technology at an IB World School. He has a BSc Education Degree, as well as being a qualified mechanical/manufacturing engineer with experience working as a Project Engineer for a small hydraulics company in the UK. While teaching in the UK James was the Assistant Head of a large design & technology department as well as being the KS3 Coordinator and the Assessment for Learning Coach. James has a passion for his subject and his motto of ‘Learning through Doing’ is the key to the ethos of the department. James also has an adventurous spirit and loves to travel, especially if it involves climbing and heights, with his top ambition being to climb Mt. Everest. He is also a keen footballer.