Peter Derby-Crook MBE joins Compass International School as Executive Director – Doha News

CISD is part of the Nord Anglia Education family, which has over 75 partner schools worldwide.

Compass International School Doha (CISD) has announced that Peter Derby-Crook has been appointed as the school’s next Executive Director, effective August 2022.

Peter joins Compass from Dinpoint Education China where he was Director of Education and concurrently Executive Director of Nanwai Kings College Wuxi. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Doha team, having held various teaching positions over a forty-year career.

In 2018, Peter was awarded the MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire), by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace, for his educational services to British communities overseas.

Speaking on his appointment, the executive director said: “My aim is for all pupils and staff to look forward to coming to school every day. They should all be eager for the challenge and the support they will receive, they should be motivated by the high standards that are set and how they feel they are learning and growing as people, and they should welcome friendships and stimulating environment. where they will learn and grow. If you agree with that, then you’ve come to the right place! At CISD, we have all of these attributes within a positive and supportive, ‘can-do’ community.

Compass International School Doha sees itself as a school with a unique vision across three campuses at various locations in the city, offering an exciting education program that meets the needs of students from their first steps in their early childhood program through to their final degree their way to the best universities in the world.

CISD is part of the Nord Anglia Education family, which has over 75 partner schools worldwide. They aim to help their students achieve more than they ever thought possible through personalized learning that is enhanced by unique global opportunities.

In a press release, the school said that “when combined with our school’s exceptional teaching and our collaborations with world-renowned organizations such as the Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and UNICEF, your child will not only thrive, but also look forward to coming to school every day!

CISD further believes that the most influential person in the lives and growth of children is the person(s) who are in front of them every day: their teachers.

The school’s highly trained staff are committed to ensuring the best outcomes for Doha’s children, ensuring that they are good people who can go on to college and into top jobs when they get their degree.

The school’s teachers are also supported by being offered high-quality professional development opportunities that enable them to employ ‘best teaching practices’.

For more information about Compass International School, you can contact the Compass International School Doha Admissions Team at Admissions. [email protected] for a potential place in the 2022/23 academic year or visit