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COBIS Programme for Aspiring Heads (CPAH)

The COBIS Programme for Aspiring Heads (CPAH) is a dynamic, engaging and challenging professional development programme for Aspiring Heads, Senior Leaders, and Headteachers within the first two years of headship who are interested in developing their practice. The course runs over a period of eight to ten months, combining six days of face-to-face sessions, further online sessions, and a choice of in-school projects and optional school placements. The course is facilitated by trained COBIS facilitators who are practising international school leaders with extensive experience of headship in COBIS schools. 

  • Learn from and with other international school practitioners
  • Gain a recognised qualification to prepare for headship in an international school
  • Have focused time for reflection in preparation for headship within an ethos of support and challenge

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For 2022/23, the CPAH is expected to run in Muscat and Bucharest.

Applications for the 2022/23 CPAH have now closed. To apply for a place on the waiting list, please complete this form

Are you interested in leading an international school?

Do you want to meet and network with a group of like-minded leaders from diverse international schools?

Do you want to prepare for your first years as a headteacher?