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  • Welcome to Nord Anglia International School Dublin

    Ireland’s first IB continuum school for 3 to 18 years old

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    Through Nord Anglia University our teachers maintain the highest international standards

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Paul Crute

Paul Crute


Paul Crute is the Founding Principal of Nord Anglia International School, Dublin.

Paul has more than 30 years experience working for international schools. Most recently  he was Head of The Royal School Armagh for 15 years where he nurtured a strong culture of continuous improvement and self-evaluation, which has resulted in highly innovative approaches to whole-child education, personalised learning and service-learning. The management and leadership of this school is graded as “outstanding” by the Education and Training Inspectorate.

Paul has held leadership and teaching positions at prestigious schools across Europe and Africa, namely Aiglon College in Switzerland, the British International School, Cairo, Egypt and Gordonstoun School in Scotland.

As former chair of the Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference Irish Division, a professional association of heads of the world's leading independent schools, and a former international schools accreditation chair for the Council of International Schools, Paul has been extensively involved in educational development at all levels in K-12 co-educational schools.

A fluent French speaker, Paul holds a Master’s degree from the University of Bath in International School Educational Management and Administration.