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September 16, 2004

Setting Up Your Own School

This one is a bit dated, but the Education Guardian site carried a story in July by Simon Moran, owner of Modern English franchise schools in the Kansai area. Tired of having his rights and legal entitlements abused at a small regional school, he decided to set up his own at the end of the 1990s. It rapidly grew into a small chain of schools and Moran became less of a teacher than a businessman and personnel manager. Interpersonal issues are another important aspect of running a school, and Moran relates several tales of the difficulties he has faced and the rewards he has reaped.
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