30 October 2017
New Headmaster Appointed to King’s College, India
The Chairman of the Board of King’s College, India, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Headmaster.
Nicholas Duggan will take up the post in January 2018.
Duggan is a highly qualified academic and an experienced international
Headmaster. He is an accomplished musician, with a Graduate Diploma in Music
and a Licentiate from Trinity College, London. He has two Masters degrees, one
in English and one in Educational Leadership and Management. He has a PhD in
Music from Bangor University in Wales and a Post-Graduate Certificate in
Duggan’s teaching career has spanned a number of schools in different parts of
the world. He taught in Kenya and Thailand before joining the British Army as a
musician with the Irish Guards. He then went back into the world of education
and held senior positions at schools in Kuwait, Thailand and Italy. In 2009 Dr
Duggan became the Founding Principal of the Satit Prasarnmit International
School in Bangkok.
recently, Dr Duggan has been Secondary School Principal of the Yew Chung
International School in Beijing and Head Teacher of St George’s British School
in Malaga, Spain.
Chairman of the Board, Mr Anshul Kumar, says: “I am confident that Dr Duggan
has the necessary experience and vision to lead King’s College, India into the
next stage of its development. He takes over a thriving school thanks in no
small part to the outstanding efforts of our Acting Headmaster, Mr Brendan
Canavan, who has led KCI through its first year with distinction. We owe a debt
of gratitude to Mr Canavan for the work that he has done and we are delighted
that he is staying on to support Dr Duggan and to ensure a seamless transition
to new leadership.”
Duggan will be joining King’s College, India, along with his wife Rattana and
seven-year-old son Dylan. The staff, parents and pupils of both King’s College,
India and King’s College, Taunton wish them every happiness and success in
their new Indian home.