Centre de Formation d’enseignants is an organisation setup with the aims of improving teaching standards across Madagascar. It is run by Robert and a dedicated team of local trainers.

Robert has a 1st Class honours degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from Edinburgh University, Scotland. He has worked in education since 2006, including time at top schools such as Jerudong International School, Brunei, Brighton College, England, and St Leonards School, Scotland.

In the 2015–2016 academic year, Robert taught science to students on board a hospital ship run by Mercy Ships in Madagascar. Then he worked for a year in Tamatave before moving to Antananarivo to work at the British school. During this time, Robert developed a very successful Malagasy teacher training programme sensitive to Madagascar’s challenges and opportunities. He also trained teacher trainers to deliver the courses. He now lives in Scotland, teaching Physics and managing the training project in Madagascar. Robert enjoys mountain biking, cooking, his Christian faith, and spending time with friends.