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Heather Rhodes

Principal - Harrow School Online

Heather is the Principal of Harrow School Online, the first purpose-designed fully online British education from a leading independent School.  She is particularly interested in the potential of online education for building global communities of learning and increasing the accessibility of exceptional education.  Prior to her current role she was Head of EAL at Harrow School for over ten years and Academic Principal of an English language summer schools for international students.  In 2014 she launched an online English language tutorial school for Harrow School Enterprises.  As a result of this experience she became a strong advocate of the potential of technology to transform education.


Heather holds a degree in English from the University of Nottingham and postgraduate qualifications in English teaching from Kings College London and in teaching management from English UK.  She serves as a governor in her local school as chair of the Children, Families and Learning committee.  She has lived and taught in Thailand, Australia, Mexico and the UK.