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July 30, 2004

Philip Scowen New Shane DoS for East Tokyo

Shane English Schools Japan today announced the appointment of Philip Scowen to Director of Studies, Higashi Tokyo District. A testament to the system of SESJ, Phil joined the company in 2001 as a teacher of Nishi Tokyo District, and was subsequently promoted to the position of Senior Teacher of Ebisu School, and then Assistant Director of Studies.

Higashi Tokyo District is one of nine districts in the Kanto region with its schools in prime central Tokyo locations such as Ginza. As DoS, Phil manages a teaching staff of 42 in a total of 18 schools; each of which currently have up to 375 students. His role as DoS includes training and supporting the teaching staff, via observations, workshops and progress reviews, and ensuring the high standards of the company are maintained through effective school monitoring and teacher scheduling. He is also responsible for the successful and profitable operation of the district.

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