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A new partnership for innovative international education in the Middle East.

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Grey Matters Education - a new collaborative network for international schools in the Middle East region. Headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, Grey Matters Education (GME) has a rich experience in providing fantastic educational resources to encourage new possibilities for learners in the region. Grey Matters has graduated over 200 teachers and leaders from their Leadership and Student-Led Inquiry Institutes. Grey Matters Education is led by Dr Marjorie Henningsen, Ghinwa Itani Malas and Mary Henningsen.

“Grey Matters is thrilled to be working with ECIS to bring more high quality professional learning opportunities for teachers and leaders to the Middle East region directly. It’s not always easy for schools to have the resources to send teachers outside for development, so bringing a diverse array of events, courses and workshops to the Middle East region will be a welcome change,”

(Dr. Marjorie Henningsen, Co-Founder and lead professional developer, Grey Matters).
(Grey Matters Education mission)




“Our partnership with Grey Matters speaks directly to our commitment to our members in the Middle East. At the heart of the partnership is a shared sense of values and principles around high-impact, internationally-minded education. From high-quality professional learning opportunities to our new custom advisory services, our collaboration with Grey Matters will allow us to meet the needs of current and aspiring members around human capital and organisational capital, ensuring that schools in the region are at the forefront of learning.”

(Kevin Ruth, Executive Director, ECIS)




Join us in April with the Grey Matters Team! GME’s Dr. Marjorie Henningsen and Mary
Henningen will be delivering a 2-day workshop on Learner-Centred Leadership at the Annual ECIS Leadership Conference, in Berlin, 4 – 7 April 2018. Be among a globally inclusive community of teachers, heads and edupreneurs and of course, meet the fantastic and forward-thinking Grey Matters team.