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Janecke Aarnaes Head of School at Dwight School Dubai


Janecke Aarnaes brings to her role 22 years of experience in the public and private education sectors including national and international schools in Norway and Belgium. Most recently she was Head of Oslo International School (OIS), a cutting-edge private PreK to Grade 12 co-ed IB World School in Norway.

She holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Leading Innovation and Change from York St. John’s University in the UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology, Political Geography and French from University of Oslo in Norway. Janecke has furthermore studied international relations in Paris and speaks eight languages including, English, French, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Italian and German. Her personal language acquisition goal is to learn Arabic in our Center of Excellence.

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