Our Australian Principal, Stephen Lee, has been teaching, leading and building effective schools since 1984. He grew his career from experience in some of the best private schools in Australia.
After 12 years as Teacher and deputy Principal, Stephen designed and opened his own school Great Southern Grammar, in 1999 and it has become one of the leading boarding schools in Western Australia. His second school as Principal was the elite private girls school – "Methodist Ladies College" in Perth. In his last role before moving to Lithuania, Stephen was the "Executive Principal" and CEO of seven schools in one system. While working in Australia – Stephen designed and opened a total of three new schools and served as "Chairman of the Board" of a fourth.
Stephen has always been a learner himself. He is a Member of the Australian College of Education and the West Australian College of Teachers. He has qualifications as a teacher, a family counsellor and a Company Director. He has a Masters Degree in Education Administration from the prestigious
University of New South Wales. Most recently has graduated from the Tavistock Institute in London UK - as a Consultant in Change.
Since moving to live in Lithuania, Stephen has worked as a consultant in the company Visuomenes Raidos Centras. In 2017 Rūta and Stephen founded Guliverio Akademija which will offer
grades 1 through to 4 this year and grow progressively to Year 12 in the future. Guliverio Akademija is not an alternative school, and experimental school or a business venture – it is a learning organisation based on Stephen's experience gained from 13 schools over 34 years of practice.