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Directors Welcome

Thank you for visiting the website of Pechersk School International (PSI).

PSI is a vibrant, diverse, not-for-profit international school community located in Kyiv, Ukraine. Our 460 students aged from 3 to 18 years, come from more than 40 different countries.

PSI’s motto, ‘A Place Where We Belong’, indicates our commitment to developing warm, caring relationships in a safe, joyful environment where students feel secure, appreciated and motivated to learn.

PSI is proud to be accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). PSI is also an authorised and well-established International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School, offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes of this world-renowned organisation.

A hallmark of PSI is its strong professional culture. We benefit from exceptional, well-qualified and experienced, faculty members who work collaboratively to offer students a first-class educational experience. This experience is further enhanced by our optimal class sizes, extensive teaching resources, and high-quality facilities. Guided by our vision, we inspire our learners to grow, to lead and to succeed, by embracing the full range of academic, artistic, athletic and service-centred opportunities on offer.

Students are encouraged to explore and develop their abilities, interests and passions to the fullest. Our extensive After School Activities programme gives students access to a wide range of clubs and sports, including overseas sports competitions, drama, music, student leadership roles and community service activities.

It is with great pleasure that I serve the school’s community as PSI’s Director. As a recent arrival, I can confirm with great enthusiasm, that coming to PSI and living in Kyiv are opportunities not to be missed.

We shall be delighted to respond to any queries; please be in touch.


Rachel Caldwell

Director


SHORT BIO: RACHEL CALDWELL

NATIONALITY: IRISH & UK

FAMILY STATUS: Married (to Italian Chef), 1 son at Sussex University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: BA (Hons) English & Drama London University, PGCE Avery Hill College London, Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Change, and IB Certificate in Leadership Practice Hong Kong Institute of Education. Rachel is beginning her 30th year as an educator with diverse experience in 7 schools in 6 different countries.


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