Featuring: Doug Bradburn
Doug has had a really interesting route to International School leadership. He joined the Navy and also worked as a high school football coach in the US. Doug moved to Taiwan to take on a teaching position and eventually moved up to become a Principal. Doug gives a lot of lessons about the mindset and attitude that helped him achieve this. We also talk about the reality and stresses of such a position, which is really useful information for anyone thinking that this is a route they want to follow.
We also discuss living in Taiwan: The differences between Taipei and Taichung and generally what it’s like for families, sports & social life. We get into learning Chinese and the challenges involved.
I hope you enjoyed the podcast and if you did please leave us an iTunes review it really means a lot to us!
Morrison Academy Taichung: https://taichung.mca.org.tw/
Doug on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bradburn41
Welcome to The International Schools Podcast, I’m your host Dan Taylor and on the podcast we discuss all aspects of technology and life in International Schools with New episodes live every two weeks. We focus on people currently working in International Schools and talk about life in their current country and dive into some specific topics
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