Planned and Purposeful Language:
A Golden Thread to Develop Bilingual Learners
Simon Ruscoe-Price is currently the Director of Academics (English) for Wellington College China. Simon has over twenty-five years experience in education as a school leader, teacher trainer and as a leader in education reform. After having served nine years as Director of Specialism focusing on language, culture and diversity at a high school in Suffolk, Simon took his first step into international education as Deputy Director of a national school improvement programme for an overseas government in the United Arab Emirates. Simon then moved to India to implement a specialist international curriculum delivering academic excellence across a group of schools. Simon also worked as the Course Director of a prestigious residential international summer school programme in the UK providing language courses for overseas students. Before Simon joined Wellington College China as Director of Language in August 2016, he was the founding Head of a school in Sussex.
Simon graduated from Anglia Ruskin Cambridge and the University of Montpellier with a BA Honours Degree in Humanities and Social Studies majoring in French and Economics. Simon has a PGCE teaching qualification from the University of Reading and an NPQH from the National College of school leadership and a post-graduate degree in leading change in education. His understanding of international curriculums and his passion for child-centred learning practice will nurture a culture which fosters excellence.