ISP: OUR HEADS
Head of School – Colegio La Colina
John was born and raised in the beautiful city of Manizales in Colombia. He finished his undergraduate studies in Modern Languages at the University of Caldas, and then went on to complete a graduate degree in Educational Leadership. In his early twenties, John engaged in international education and had the opportunity to work in several schools in the US, France, and Colombia. John also pursued a master’s degree in Linguistics of English before completing his Doctorate in Curriculum at the University of Granada in Spain.
John is an accomplished educator having had extensive experience, working as a teacher, academic director, section principal and university professor before becoming a head of school both internationally and within Colombia. Fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian, he is passionate about integrating languages into learning, having written articles about Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and having participated as a presenter in several conferences on the subject.
John is happily married and has a lovely daughter. He enjoys reading about NLP (Neuro-linguistics programming), playing chess, swimming, travelling, and spending time with his family.
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