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Maysville Academy has engaged international experts to oversee academic provision. 

Maysville Academy is supported by Carfax Education, an international education provider, with expertise in delivering world-class education to learners of all ages.

Carfax Education maintains a team of Education Advisors, to support the Academy, and its leadership, in ensuring consistently high standards of provision to pupils, and parents.

Current Education Advisors include:

Matthew Goldie-Scot M.A. (Cantab.), M.A. (Oxon.), M.Ed., M.Sc., F.R.S.A., F.R.A.S., F.Coll.T.​

Matthew completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Cambridge, where he went on the train as a teacher, completing his Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), followed by a Master’s in Education, also awarded by the University of Cambridge.  He later undertook further studies, focused on learning and teaching, at the University of Oxford.  He taught undergraduates studying for a range of courses at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, and has taught in Primary, Secondary, and specialist schools in the United Kingdom, as well as working in schools and universities around the world.  He has supported the establishment of numerous schools in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas.  He has advised numerous Ministries of Education internationally.  Matthew is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, and a Fellow of the College of Teachers. 

Matthew also serves on the Board of a group of schools operating in Uganda, and Zambia, which caters to over 15,000 pupils, and is a member of the International Board at the World Start-up Festival. 

Charles Schulze B.A., M.Phil. (Cantab.), M.Ed. (Cantab.)

Charles is a German, US, and Chilean national. He is a specialist consultant with extensive experience in the education sector. Charles has created and managed education projects for NGOs, private clients, and within the state sector in Chile, Brazil, Russia, The UAE, the United States, the United Kingdom, and sub-Saharan Africa.

Charles holds two Master’s Degree from the University of Cambridge, and has varied experience ranging from teaching mathematics and English in U.S. middle schools, to coordinating successful corporate language tuition programmes for N.G.O.s. He has also supported a range of school improvement initiatives in the U.A.E. and school start-up assignments in the wider Middle East.

Charles’ recent project experience includes: consultancy for the establishment of a British curriculum school in the Baltic States; consultancy towards the establishment of a university in Sierra Leone; work on a project for the establishment of a Teacher Training Institute in Somaliland; a feasibility study for the establishment of a British boarding school in Italy; and work on a number of projects throughout the developing and developed world. He has also supported international schooling within the Middle East, with a focus on preparation for inspections, and the development of school improvement documentation. He has managed curriculum design initiatives around the world. He has extensive experience in cost-projection and financial modelling for international schools and school operators.

Matej Damborsky M.Sci. (Hons.), M.Phil. (Cantab.)

Matej Damborsky is a consultant with a wide international project experience. He has worked on and managed projects around the world, including a range of market research and school improvement assignments.

Matej holds a Master’s of Science in International Relations and Global Issues from the University of Nottingham, where he graduated at top of his class, as well as a Master's in Management from the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. He also studied International Relations at Sciences Po, Bordeaux, and is fluent in French. Matej is also currently working towards a Master’s degree in Comparative and International Education from the University of Oxford. Matej's recent project experience in education includes market research on a range of schools in the United Kingdom, development of feasibility studies for specialist teaching institutions in the Middle East, and developing financial models and projections for school concepts. His previous professional experience was mostly in management consulting while he worked for McKinsey&Co., where he focused on the areas of strategy, IT, and practical applications of behavioural insights. In the past, Matej has also worked for the European Parliament, reporting on the legislative proceeding to the Czech Chamber of Deputies and helping to develop a successful marketing strategy for a cultural institute. He has also set up a charitable organisation in the Czech Republic which successfully promoted prestigious international scholarship opportunities to talented students. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Alvin Leung B.S.Sc., P.G.D.E. (CUHK), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab.)

Alvin has worked extensively for the past ten years in the education sector as a schoolteacher, an education researcher, an M&E researcher, an education consultant, an international conference speaker, and a teacher trainer.


He was a Cambridge Trust Scholar and earned his PhD and MPhil in Education at the University of Cambridge, where he also supervised undergraduate students and worked on a number of government-funded education research projects.


Previously, he was a Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholar and worked as a financial journalist in Hong Kong.

Renbin Woo B.A. (Oxon.)

Prior to reading Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford, Renbin served as an Air Warfare Officer in the Republic of Singapore Air Force, and was involved in a wide modality of operations.


With experience in both music performance and teaching, he is particularly interested in the use of music in early years education, generally, and as a cognitive behavioural tool. His project experience in education covers a wide range of contexts, and across many geographies.