Dr. Vladimir D. Kuskovski is Head of International School of Basel in Switzerland. He has a truly international background. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics with a second major in Education in Minsk Institute for Foreign Languages, Belarus Graduate studies took him to Manchester University in the UK as part of the graduate exchange program. After moving to the USA, Vladimir Kuskovski has worked as a teacher and administrator in both public and independent schools, before moving oversees. Vladimir has led schools in Switzerland, Germany and India.

Vladimir also is an adjunct professor as he continues to teach at the University level, he teachers in the Masters of International Administration program at the Endicott College. Vladimir Kuskovski is an active promoter of international education as a vehicle to developing international mindedness in our young through quality education. Vladimir often speaks to new schools aspiring to adopt IB or any other international programs, as well as audiences around the world on international education and cross-cultural communication. He is fluent in his native Belorussian, Ukrainian, Russian, English,  and has a working knowledge of German, Polish and of other languages.


The SGIS Annual General Meeting and Dinner
will be held
on Thursday 8th March, 2018
in Montreux
(Venue and time to be confirmed).

Upcoming events

  • SGIS EAL Job Alike

    The International School Basel is looking forward to hosting the SGIS EAL Job Alike on Friday, 2nd February 2018. Please follow this linkto find out more...

  • Swiss Mathematics Conference 2018

    Friday February 16th 2018 For many years, member schools of the Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS) have hosted an annual conference focusing on discussing mathematics pedagogy in secondary education. The Swiss Mathematics Conference 2018...

  • Maths Quest Competition

    The SGIS Math Quest Competition will take place on Friday, April 20 2018. This event is for students under the age of 12 and will be hosted at Zurich International School. Schools are invited to register teams (of four students) to engage in a day...

  • MYP Cluster workshop hosted by the Danube International School, Vienna

    18th and 19th May, 2018 MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) Dear colleagues, We are proposing to organize a cluster workshop for MYP Individuals and Societies, Delivering the Curriculum (category 2) at our school...

  • ECOLINT Institute of Learning and Teaching

    Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that all the courses offered by the Institute are now open for registration on the website. We draw your attention to the following courses: GEHOT: Gifted Education and High Order Thinking TYCEMC:...