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The Academic and Examination Board

The Academic and Examination Board is the governing body at One World International School that manages the academic quality of the school’s curriculum and is in charge of developing the examination and assessment procedures at the school.  

The duties of the AEB include:

Developing the policies and procedures that ensure all students enjoy a high-quality academic experience. This includes verifying that the content presented in the curriculum is age-appropriate, academically competitive and relevant to the entrance exams needed for higher education.

Working with all staff members to ensure that the policies and procedures established by the board are complied with, in the classroom setting.

Conducting an annual review of all policies and procedures to make sure that they stay current.

Moderating the examinations and the assessment process.

Reviewing and handling all appeals submitted by students in regard to examination or assessment matters.

Members of the AEB

The Academic and Examination Board serves at the pleasure of the Head of School, who also is the chairperson for the AEB. The members of the board work together in order to provide the staff members, students and parents with a valuable experience. The important work that this governing body does helps to make OWIS a stimulating and exciting place for students of all ages to become lifelong learners.

James Sweeney

Currently serves as the Board Chair and is the Head of School of OWIS Nanyang and Suntec. He has earned a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in History from University of Plymouth, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University of Worcester, and the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH).

Angela Henderson, Principal of Lower School, OWIS Digital Campus* (Punggol)

Angela Henderson

Currently serves as an at-large member of the AEB. She is the Principal of Lower School, OWIS Digital Campus (Punggol). She has a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from University of Guelph, Canada, a Bachelor of Education degree from Lakehead University, Canada, and a Master of Education degree from Columbia College, USA. She also holds a Certificate of International Leadership from Principal Training Centre, UK, besides other academic qualifications.

Rashmi Tourani, AEB member at OWIS Singapore

Rashmi Tourani

Currently serves as an at-large member of the AEB. She is the Head of Early Childhood and Primary School, OWIS Nanyang. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from the City University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Hong Kong, and Master’s Degree in Literary Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

David Swanson, Head of Secondary School, OWIS Nanyang.

David Swanson

Currently serves as an at-large member of the AEB. He is the Head of Secondary School, OWIS Nanyang. David has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from University of Minnesota, a Master of Divinity degree from Iliff School of Theology, a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Colorado, Denver, a Certificate of International School Leadership from The College of New Jersey, and the Secondary Science Teaching License and Principal’s License from USA.

Adrian Deller

Currently serves as an at-large member of the AEB. Adrian is the Senior Coordinator at OWIS Suntec. He holds a PGCE in Primary (specialised in Mathematics) from The University of Exeter and a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Quantity Surveying  from Birmingham City University.

Bob Darwish

Currently serves as an at-large member of the AEB. Bob is Senior Academic Head – Cluster Schools at Global Schools Foundation. He holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration in Business Management and Educational Leadership from University of Liverpool.

Prashant Bafna

Currently serves as an at-large member of the AEB. Prashant is Country Director – Singapore, Global Schools Foundation. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from KDKCE, Nagpur (India) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialisation in Marketing and Sales from CIMR, India.

School Managers

Atul Temurnikar, Chairman and Co-founder of the Global Schools Foundation

Atul Temurnikar

Serves as the Chairman of the school managers. He is the Chairman and Co-founder of the Global Schools Foundation.

Kaustubh Bodhankar, Deputy CEO of Global Schools Foundation

Kaustubh Bodhankar

He is the Deputy CEO of Global Schools Foundation.

Gaurav Pant

He is a Partner at Apollo Global Management Inc.

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