Group Director of Schools
Ian McNiff has over 35 years working in education. He has been successful in position at all levels and phases which include, Principal, Local Authority, Diocesan Director, Director of Inclusion and Leadership for the UK National Strategies. In the Middle East, he has been a government advisor in Saudi Arabia as well as being Schools Director for a very successful direction. On moving to the UAE, he was Principal Inspector for the KHDA in Dubai. His vast experience is currently being deployed to improve Athena Schools.
Dr. Gihan Fradi
Group Head of Curriculum & Assessment
Dr. Fradi is responsible for coordination and development of academic curriculums across all Athena Schools. Informing schools are meeting graduation requirements as well as conducting internal and external assessments. Ensuring various standards and curriculum are being met such as Grade Level Curriculum standards and the National Agenda Education Requirements. Dr. Fradi has been working within schools for the past ten years. She brings a vast amount of information in regards to curriculum development and assessment.