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Jillian Higson

Jillian Higson

Jillian Higson Year 1 Teacher

Executive MA in International Education, King’s College London, UK.

P.G.C.E. University of Nottingham, UK.

C.E.L.T.A. Cambridge English Language Teaching Association, Manchester Academy of English, UK.

BA (HONS) Philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Jillian graduated with a BA (HONS) in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University and subsequently pursued a career in education at the University of Nottingham where she gained her P.G.C.E. Jillian continued her studies at King’s College London where she thoroughly enjoyed researching international curricula and best practices, and achieved her MA in International Education.

Since joining BISB in 2013, Jillian has been involved with continuous professional development opportunities and has also co-facilitated courses offered by Nord Anglia University. She views this teacher-collaboration as an important part of professional development and enjoys learning with colleagues across the Nord Anglia School group. Jillian is passionate about meeting the learning needs of her students and strives for this through considerate planning that is driven by their individual interests. Jillian ensures a safe and enabling learning environment where her students thrive and enjoy their daily routine at BISB.