Recognised as a dynamic leader, Claire Crew, the Founding Principal of The Girls’ School at Rashid and Latifa School, has made an impressive impact on the UAE’s educational sector. Her expertise across an expansive array of educational disciplines, her unwavering commitment to high standards, and her clear and supportive leadership style underscore her focus on student outcomes. She has been acclaimed for relentlessly striving to create an enriching environment in her school where students not only excel academically, but also thrive in their personal and social development.
She has a solution-focused and results-driven leadership style fostered in an atmosphere of accountability, leading to celebrated successes. Known for her adaptability, resilience, and emotional intelligence, Claire ensures that everyone in her team is positioned to excel. Previously, as a senior leader and Head of Department, she has spearheaded remarkable milestones, including outstanding examination results, exemplary external inspections, and laudable multi-cultural stakeholder feedback.
Her flexible and decisive leadership approach sets out roadmaps for success paths for educators, fellow leaders, and students. Claire’s passion for inclusion, promoting Girls in STEAM, and advancing learning and teaching is deeply ingrained in her ethos. She motivates her teams to cultivate future-ready learners.