Lindsay Davidson

Lindsay Davidson

Dr Lindsay Davidson, B. Mus (Hons), Dip. Mus. Ed, PGCE, MA (Ed), PhD
Director of Education

Dr Lindsay Davidson brings twenty years of teaching experience to Embassy International School. This experience covers all age groups within the school, from Nursery through to the final years and extends beyond into University lecturing and includes a variety of curriculum areas. …

email: l.davidson@embassyschool.pl

 

 

… A major feature of Lindsay’s career has been teaching workshops internationally, on 4 continents in topics ranging from music to teaching. Lindsay has also taught for the Institute of Music Education at Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce.

 

Dr Davidson’s teaching philosophy is based upon a belief that we can all succeed at any time in life and from any starting position and is framed within the theory of Multiple Intelligences from Howard Gardner and growing research in the field of brain based learning. He has developed his own methodology of teaching musical instruments, with proven results, supported by research.

 

Lindsay’s leadership experience started from a young age with musical ensembles, leading to his own music school based in Edinburgh, and after moving to Poland in 2001 continued to develop through project management and consultancy. Lindsay spent ten years working in the British International School of Cracow, several of them as Senior Teacher, IB Coordinator and Deputy Head and there he oversaw the redevelopment of policies, creation and introduction of a pastoral care programme, quality control procedures, organisational streamlining, expansion and delivery of a new management structure as well as serving as University and Careers Advisor.

 

Lindsay studied in Edinburgh University and Napier University, in Scotland, gained his general teaching qualification from Sunderland University, England and his Master’s in Education (including educational leadership) from Bath University, also in England.

 

Lindsay has an active life as a practising musician, writer and a composer, with concerts in over 40 countries on 5 continents and works performed and published across the world. His website discusses this in more detail. He also works as a translator from Polish to English.

 

Katarzyna Kotulska

Dr Katarzyna Kotulska,  MBA, PhD 
Director of Administration

Dr Katarzyna Kotulska, Doctor of Economic Sciences in the field of management science, she has worked as an academic at the University of Economics in Krakow for 17 years and also works with the College of Banking and Management in Krakow. …

email: k.kotulska@embassyschool.pl

 

She lectures and teaches undergraduate and graduate students of the Faculty of Management in the subjects of Production Management, Controlling in Enterprise, Bonus and Motivation Systems, International Enterprise, Enterprise Science, Strategic Management. She is a specialist in the field of competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises and has supervised dozens of undergraduate and graduate theses.

 

She has organised and participated in many international conferences, giving papers in Polish and in English. She is the author of numerous scientific papers and research projects in the field of company management. She was a member of an expert group undertaking business consulting.

 

Katarzyna has many years of association with international education, firstly as a pupil, as a participant in the Ronald Reagan United States exchange programme, and now as a mother of two children who have been almost entirely educated in international schools.

 

Based upon her knowledge and rich experience, she is co-creating a school that aims to provide children a sound and solid education, and also be a favourite place to spend time with friends. The school should inspire and develop creativity, and at the same time take care of a good upbringing and the desirable attitudes of young people.

Małgorzata Magda-Przybyszewska

Małgorzata Magda-Przybyszewska, MA
Polish Programme Coordinator

Małgorzata Magda-Przybyszewska is a Polish teacher who has accumulated substantial experience over many years teaching in a number of primary schools in Cracow and afterwards in middle school. She graduated from the Pedagogical University in Cracow and the Jagiellonian University.

email: m.przybyszewska@embassyschool.pl

 

Małgorzata gained her management experience as one of the founders and for eight years Headmaster of a private middle school in Tyniec, near Krakow. Over this time the school grew and gained an excellent reptutation for educational standards and institutional stability.

 

In the classroom, and everywhere where teaching and learnig occur, Małgorzata puts emphasis on using proper, nuanced and sophisticated language, in both both spoken and written forms. She takes care to introduce students to Polish and world literature, theatre and film.

 

In her free time she enjoys reading, travelling, admiring art, listening to various kinds of music.

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