• Geography

    Geography

    John Cannings is an Australian who has taught in Australia, the UK and Switzerland. He has been a CAS Coordinator between 1994 and 2013 at the Intercommunity School in Zurich, where he also taught TOK and IB Geography. In addition he has also been a Diploma, TOK and Extended Essay Coordinator.  He has Bachelor’s degrees in Arts and Education and a Masters degree in Arts from Bath University in the UK. Since 2001 he has been writing and delivering workshops (face to face and online) in CAS, Geography, TOK and CAS and Improving performance in the core in Europe and the US. IBAEM also has given him the responsibility of monitoring CAS school records since 2007.  He has also co-authored two books on CAS and is a member of Duke University’s Service Learning in International Education Board. Currently, he is a senior examiner for Geography at IBDP level and was recognised for his work by the Royal Geographical Society with the status of Chartered Geographer.


    Andrew Watson Anthony Gillett holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Geography from the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) from St Martin’s College in the UK and is currently studying for his Masters in International Education from the University of Bath, UK. Since 2010, he has been a site visitor and consultant for International Baccalaureate (IB) as well as a workshop leader for Diploma Geography in the Americas and Europe, as well as online. Mr.Gillett also has a range of examining experience and is currently part of the curriculum review team for the next Geography syllabus. His career in education began in UK public schools teaching around the world, working for Jumeirah College in Dubai and Lancaster School in Mexico. Since 2009, Mr.Gillett has been teaching IB Diploma Geography and MYP Humanities at Atlanta International School and is the Head of Group 3 (Individuals and Societies) and Head of Grade 10. His pastimes involve watching the ups and downs of his football team, Burnley, and operating an art gallery in Atlanta with his wife.