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Mr. Paul J. Aarts, Head of Art

Paul J. Aarts read Engineering and Fine Arts and completed a Teaching Degree in Fine Arts and Design. Paul began his international teaching career at Hutt International Boys' School, an independent international boys' school in New Zealand, to lead the teaching of the Fine Art Department before being appointed Teacher of Art at Harrow, Bangkok.

Paul arrives at Shanghai Concord College as Head of Art, committed to the prospect of leading the Art Department through its foundation phase of what is envisaged will be a vibrant and truly outstanding school.

Paul believes that visual education should be central to young people’s holistic engagement with the world and that visual literacy and fluency are increasingly important.

As Aristotle once wrote: “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” 

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Address:No.53 Runan Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China

Tel: +86 21 5240 1091 or 5307 9916