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Monica Shah Zeeman is a child development specialist who started her career developing new schools in the UK. After graduating from Oxford University she established a network of community education charities and worked with clusters of schools to enhance the professional development of deputy headteachers and senior staff. Following the publication of ‘Working with Parents’ (Heinemann Management Series 2001) she moved to Zürich where she founded Children First to support families moving abroad with their children's schooling. She is President of Circle of Schools in Switzerland and in 2018 has started up a new bilingual pre-school group and an organisation to help teenagers to succeed at school fit4school Zuerichberg.


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