Craig Desmond Viscardi
Head of Secondary School
Mr. Viscardi is an experienced international school administrator with a broad range of international leadership experience and has held principalships in Thailand, Mexico, Colombia, and most recently served as Deputy Director for an American/International school in Morocco. Mr. Viscardi has extensive experience in using data-driven approaches and research-based instructional practices such as Project-based learning designed to enrich and engage students in 21st Century Learning experiences. Mr. Viscardi also has many years of experience in program development, particularly in innovative course design and Advanced Placement programs. Over the last twenty years Mr. Viscardi has helped teachers craft curriculum standards, use research-based grading and assessment models to analyze student performance data, and brings a collaborative approach to instructional leadership that opens up a wide range of opportunities for teachers and students to really thrive in their roles within the school community. Mr. Viscardi has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Master’s degree in School/Education Administration.
Stephen Pattenden
Deputy Head of Secondary School & International Head of Math
Stephen Pattenden has held a number senior management roles with multi-national companies in the media and IT sectors. He was the CEO of European Technology Forum, based in London, and managed his own event business before retraining to teach. He has taught in the UK, Thailand, and Shanghai before joining the Kaiwen team. He has taught at both primary and secondary levels, and previously held the roles of Head of Mathematics and Academic Director. His degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Systems and Robotics, and postgraduate diplomas in both Teaching and Mathematics Education. He is also licensed as a College Board AP Calculus teacher and holds IB World School certifications.
*Teachers' names are listed in no particular order.