Ango Mwakisu has been working in international higher education for more than 10 years. Originally from the land of Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Ango is an alumnus of Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communications, Systems and Electronics. He is a former member of the Global Forum planning committee of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and currently sits on the International Advisory Committee of the Collegeboard and the Governance and Nominating Committee of the International Association for College Admissions Counselling. Ango is a regular presenter at international higher education conferences on various topics including student mobility trends and innovative ways of engaging with university-bound students. He has recently moved to NYU Abu Dhabi where he serves as a Senior Assistant Director of Admission.
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January 2023 data released by ISC Research shows that 6.5 million children between the ages of 3 and 18 are currently enrolled at international schools around the world: a 53% growth in the market since 2013. Read more
The winners of the International School Awards 2023 were announced during a live online event on Tuesday 24th of January. 291 applications were received this year from international schools in 61 countries including schools in Poland, the United States of America, Thailand, Belgium and China. Read more
The aim of the International School Awards is to share some of the outstanding initiatives that address common needs for learning and for community action that are being implemented by international schools. Here is some advice from the International School Awards judging panel to guide schools when preparing their awards application. Read more
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