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Duncan Shiel

Deputy Head of School (Secondary)

Post Graduate Certificate of Education - Leeds Trinity University, UK
Master of Arts (Hons) - University of Aberdeen, UK

Duncan comes to Nexus International School with over 16 years of experience in education. After qualifying with a Master of the Arts in History and Post Graduate Certificate in Secondary Education, Duncan started his teaching career in the UK, focusing on History and leading a humanities programme. After eight years of teaching in the UK, Duncan moved to Hong Kong, beginning his relationship with the International Baccalaureate. During this time in Hong Kong, he took on a number of whole school leadership roles, including Middle Years Programme Coordinator.

Duncan believes it is our responsibility as educators to ensure that all learners can fulfil their full academic potential while in school and, more importantly, prepare them to contribute to the world in a meaningful and fulfilling way.


International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB-MYP)

Year 7: Individuals and Societies
Year 8: Individuals and Societies
Year 9: Individuals and Societies

English National Curriculum

Year 8: Humanities
Year 9: Humanities

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Year 10: History
Year 11: History

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP)

Year 12: History, Theory of Knowledge
Year 13: History, Theory of Knowledge