Mihai Catrinar

Mihai is a passionate IB educator with 15 years of international experience in the Middle East, and South-East Asia.  He enjoys taking students and teachers on a purposeful journey to self-improvement. As a Learning that Transfers Physical Education Specialist, Mihai is rethinking teaching and learning and reconceptualizing it through the construction of a culture of transfer with the purpose of becoming better learners and humans. Mihai holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and a Master of Arts in Technology, Education and Learning at the University of Leeds. Mihai is from Romania and he is the Physical Education Coordinator at Arab International Academy in Doha, Qatar. 

Competencies and Interests

Relevant Experience

Physical Education Coordinator at Arab Internationa Academy, Doha, Qatar

Master of Arts in Technology, Education and Learning at the University of Leeds

Bachelor Degree in Physical Education and Sports

15 years teaching internationally (8 years in IB - EY, PYP, MYP)

Current Interests

Physical Literacy

Progressive learning

Social and Emotional Learning

The science of human agency and collective efficacy

Inspiring learners to strive towards a pathway to excellence

Support Offered

Professional Learning Workshops

Curriculum Co-Design

Curriculum Advising

Assessment Design

Blog Plosts

The Power of Small Changes

The Power of Small Changes

This blog was written by LTT Extended Team Member, Karli Lomax as well as teacher Sandra Lima. My school, Graded: The American School of São Paulo –...

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