Wednesday, 3 September 2014 00:00
After arriving in Sri Lanka in mid-July, Philip Joslin assumed his duties as the Head of School at the Overseas School of Colombo (OSC).
Founded in 1957, OSC has been the first and only international school in Sri Lanka to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme from Pre-school to Grade 12. OSC is a multinational English medium international school catering to the needs of the internationally mobile expatriate community and Sri Lankan students.
Philip holds an undergraduate degree in education with emphasis on Literature, two post graduate degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and Administrative Leadership from the State University of New York. He also has 38 years of previous educational leadership experience in seven international schools around the world such as Brazil, El Salvador, Argentina, Japan, Indonesia, Nepal, and India. His most recent previous experience for the past sixteen years was Head of School for The Lincoln School of Buenos Aires.
His wife is a developmental psychologist and their three children are all currently employed in the international educational sector in different parts of the world – Vietnam, Latvia, and Venezuela. His hobbies and interests include travel, photography, natural science and literature.
“OSC is a committed school with many diversified opportunities for its students,” said Joslin.