Bio

Sarah Whyte

Consultant, Trainer & Coach

With a degree in psychology, a doctorate in education and a deep knowledge of the expatriate experience, Sarah is the leading expert on Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in Asia. She is one of only a handful of people to hold a doctorate in this field of study. Her doctoral thesis focused on the application of emotional intelligence to support expatriate children with the challenges caused by living in a mobile world, where either they or the people around them move regularly.

2015—present

Consultant and coach supporting the expatriate community

2016

Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation

2015

Doctorate in Education, Newcastle University UK

2013

EQ Advanced Trainer, Six Seconds

2013

EQ Certification, Six Seconds

2011

EQ Educator, Six Seconds

2009

Master of Education in Practitioner Enquiry, Newcastle University UK

2009 - 2015

Head of Curriculum for PSHCE at Tanglin Trust Junior School, Singapore

2008 - 2015

Class teacher at Tanglin Trust Junior School, Singapore

2002 - 2008

Class teacher at Lobley Hill Primary School, UK

2002

Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Newcastle University UK

2001

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK

Find out more about Sarah’s thesis

Sarah’s thesis explores the impact of an emotional intelligence intervention on Third Culture Kids aged 9—10. At the school studied, the high levels of mobility seemed to manifest themselves in exclusion and a lack of empathy between peers. Sarah’s emotional intelligence intervention was offered to provide social and emotional support for pupils.

The results indicate a positive impact of the intervention on the class, particularly on children’s relationships with peers.