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Successful International Schools Head Masters Golf Event Held at The Vale Resort, Wales

Another very successful International Schools Head Masters golf event was held at the Vale Resort, Wales on 21 and 22 July. The event, which is sponsored by ISC ResearchTIC RecruitmentWarwick Mann InternationalWCBS International and COBIS (who sponsor the wine), marked the fifth year of the international golfing tournament held in the UK.

This year, yet again, the golfers enjoyed fine weather and the courses played superbly. From a field of nearly 30 players, the winner was John Gwyn Jones from Panyathip International School, Laos with 30 Stableford points. Runner-up was Peter Barnard from Braeburn Mombasa International School, Kenya. Craig Blyth from Warwick Mann won the Sponsors trophy.

The Team Prize went to John Gwyn Jones, Ian Morris from International School of Havana, Ian Rysdale from Global Schools Management and Andrew Seward from Warwick Mann International. Sir Gareth Edwards, a Welsh rugby legend, joined the group for early evening refreshments, presented the Team prize and gave an insight into his playing days versus the modern professional era which was greatly valued by the golfers. We would like to congratulate the winners and all those who took part.

The event is staged every July in the UK and is open to Heads, Principals, Directors and senior managers from international schools. If anyone would like to be kept informed about future events, please email Tony Child at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The next overseas event will be held in Qatar, March 2016. Provisional dates for the next UK event are 19-20 July 2016. Wednesday 20 July will be the Competition Day, with an optional practice day on 19 July.

Conferences and Golf Events

As well as advisors visiting schools in countries all over the world in the coming months, Warwick Mann International will be attending the upcoming schools conferences:

  FOBISEA November 7-10th in Bangkok
           BSME February  2nd- 6th February 2015 Muscat Oman
  COBIS May 9th - 11th May 2015 London


Warwick Mann International will also be arranging and taking part in the following golf events as part of the International Heads Masters series.

Thursday 6th November Bangkok
Monday 2nd February Muscat

3rd Annual International Heads Masters Golf Tournament

3rd Annual International Heads Masters Golf TournamentThe 3rd annual International heads Masters golf tournament was held at the Vale Resort in South Wales on 31st July - 2nd August.

This years event was again sponsored and organised by Warwick Mann International Limited, TIC Recruitment, WCBS, and ISC and was open to head teachers and directors of international schools worldwide. The event was again well supported with participants from all over the world including Dubai, Cuba, Oman, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and many more.
 
Due to feedback by the competitors the event was held over 2 days with all playing the National course on the Wednesday and then the Lakes course on the Thursday. After the event on the Wednesday there were drinks and an evening meal followed by a prize giving to recognise the best (and worst) of the day.
 
After winning the event for the last 2 years John Gwyn Jones from St Christopher's School Penang had to settle for second place this year after an inspired round of golf from Andrew Fowler-Watt, principal of Jerudong International School in Brunei who won the event at his first attempt.
 
Other prizes were awarded for
 
Longest drive                     - John Gwyn Jones,
Nearest the pin                  - John Sherwood from Kuwait English School.
Worst Drive                        - Jonathan Price from Jebal Ali Dubai
Nowhere near the pin          - Horace Vernall from The English Academy Kuwait
 
The prestigious nearest the farmer award, which has become a huge hit over the years, was this year won by Ian Morris from International School of Havana.
 
Once again everyone who attended had a great few days in a relaxed and humorous environment with many people already signing up for the event next year to be held on 23-24 July 2014
 
We would also like to thank Colin Bell Executive Director of COBIS for supporting the event and sponsoring the wine for the evening meal.

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32nd annual COBIS conference

Warwick ManCORBIS conferencen were strongly represented at the 32nd annual COBIS conference in London. Andrew Seward, Brian Donn and Craig Blyth were among the 385 delegates from over 65 different countries who joined together under the heading 'Precious Cargo - Leading British International Schools Overseas.
 
Warwick Mann International would like to thank the executive director of COBIS Mr Colin Bell and his assistants for another enjoyable and highly worthwhile conference.


CORBIS conference

Head teachers golf tournament

4The 2nd Annual International Head teachers golf tournament - 'The Masters' was held at The Vale resort in Wales on 25th July. Warwick Mann International sponsored the event along with TIC Recruitment, ISC, and WCBC.

Head Teachers and Directors of International schools from all over the world attended and although there were a few drop out at the last minute the event was well attended. This years event featured participants from Cuba, Peru, Nigeria, Dubai, Oman, Thailand, KL, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and many other locations so it proved a good event for people to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.

In unbelievably good weather conditions the players teed off on the Lakes coarse and once again there was a mixed bag of play to say the least! Once again the event was won by John Gwyn Jones headteacher of St Christopher's School in Penang with the runner up Rob Jones headteacher of Colegio EuroAmericano Peru. There were individual prizes for longest drive, eventually won by Richard Phillips from Hong Kong and nearest the pin, eventually won by Chris Vis from Oman.

Again all participants enjoyed a friendly relaxed event with everyone able to go back to their home country with stories to tell from the day.

We would like to thank all those who attended and look forward to seeing everyone again at the event next year which we will be announcing details of in the near future.

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