[Update 16/04/2008: We had expressed hope for improvements, and two months have passed which saw a few cosmetic re-arrangements, some worsenings, and no addressing whatsoever of the fundamental issues raised. Have we come to a stage where the Principal simply does not matter any more ? -Ed].
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On behalf of all parents, we are happy to welcome Mr GSS Rao and Mr Winston Gomez as the principals of Queenstown and Balestier respectively. We look forward to improvements.
Below is myGIIS mail on this from Atul Temurnikar, 15/2/2008.
From : GIIS Announcement
Date : 15/2/2008 [dd/mm/yyyy]
Subject : Executive Appointments @ GIIS Queenstown & Balestier
We are pleased to announce Mr. GSS Rao would take over as Principal -GIIS Queenstown campus in Singapore , effective 3rd March 2008. The present Principal Mr. Winston Gomez, will move over to the 3rd campus and assume the role of Principal of GIIS Balestier campus.
Mr. Rao comes with over 20 years of administrative and teaching excellence and was recently the Director & Principal of the Presidency Group of Schools (Bangalore), which has 10000 students and 1000 teachers and staff members. Prior to that Mr. Rao has been with DPS schools for 18 years as Principal of its Indore school (4 years), Vice Principal of the Kuwait school (8 years) and TGT Physics at the Bhilai school (6 years)
Mr. Rao has demonstrated strong leadership and succeeded in having the Presidency school achieve the best results amongst all ICSE schools in Bangalore in the ICSE board exams. He was also awarded twice the Best teacher award for producing the highest aggregate at CBSE 12 in Physics, at the Kuwait school.
Effective 3rd March 2008, Mr. Winston Gomez, will take over as the Principal of GIIS Balestier campus. Winston is presently Principal of GIIS Queenstown campus and since 1st Jan 2008, he was Acting Principal of the GIIS Balestier campus. Mr. Winston would additionally be Project Director for the new GIIS schools coming up in the future. As Project Director, Winston would be in-charge of all aspects of schools’ implementations including systems and processes.
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