Mon 15 Jan 1 min read

BSM Principal shortlisted for ‘Principal of the Year’

We are absolutely delighted to share that Kai Vacher, Principal of British School Muscat and British School Salalah, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the first ever Tes Awards for International Schools. These awards highlight the most outstanding schools and teachers the global education community has to offer.


The shortlisted finalists have been selected by a panel of expert judges including school leaders, experts, and education researchers. After rigorous judgement from a strict set of criteria, it has been revealed that Kai Vacher has been shortlisted for the Principal of the Year award. The judges’ objectivity, professionalism, and high standards will help establish winning the awards as an achievement highly sought after.

The shortlisted schools and teachers are representing 36 countries across the world.

Dan Worth, International Editor for Tes Magazine said, “The Tes Awards for International Schools give our inspiring international education colleagues across the world an opportunity to celebrate educational innovation and success in a raft of important areas.”

“The shortlist highlights some incredible achievements across the sector and showcases the best that international schools delivering either the British Curriculum or International Baccalaureate have to offer across the world.”

The winners will be announced on 25 April 2024.

More details on who was shortlisted can be found here: