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Stuart MacAlpine

Former Director of Teaching and Learning, UWCSEA East

Stuart MacAlpine was the Director of Teaching and Learning on the East Campus from August 2013 to December 2019. He joined the College as Head of English at Dover Campus before moving to East Campus.

Stuart has a life long interest in progressive education and especially the United World College movement and prior to moving to Singapore, worked in both boarding and academic roles at Lord Wandsworth School, Sevenoaks School and Millfield School in the UK. He has an undergraduate degree from York, a post graduate qualification from Edinburgh University, and a Post Graduate Teaching qualification.

Stuart has eclectic interests: from Hardy fishing rods to the artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay; from technology to Byron. His wife Francesca is an infant teacher and they have three children. 

Stuart MacAlpine


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Assessment in an holistic education context

These are interesting times to live in when it comes to education. The general public is more concerned with the role of education, as the world around us changes rapidly and the definition of what it means to be ‘well-educated’ expands to incorporate far more than standardised test scores, exam results or even university degrees.

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