Josep Gonzalez
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I am Headmaster at The British School of Barcelona, which is part of Cognita Schools, one of Europe's largest networks of private independent schools.

I was born and bred in Catalonia but, after finishing a BA in English Literature at the University of Barcelona, my academic interests took me to the United Kingdom, where I spent 23 years of my life. Thanks to several scholarships, I was able to take an MA in European Renaissance Drama (Warwick and the Sorbonne) and I then completed my DPhil at the University of Oxford. Before being appointed Headmaster of The British School of Barcelona, I held a number of positions at Charterhouse (Surrey), St Paul’s (London) and Eton College, as well as at university level.

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'Sell British': British Education Abroad: It's More Than Just a Language Choice

(0) Comments | Posted 20 November 2012 | (12:39)

British public opinion is not always conscious of how unique the UK education system actually is, so it is important that those of us leading international schools abroad speak up and share our vantage point. As headmaster of The British School of Barcelona, I am indeed proud of...

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Headteachers Must Promote Multilingualism in Schools

(4) Comments | Posted 1 October 2012 | (01:00)

The European Day of Languages, held annually on 26 September, should be marked as a red-letter day in every school calendar as it reminds us that there are over 6,000 languages and cultures in the world. That means over 6,000 different ways of looking at heaven and earth, social and...

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