Robert Kennedy

Education Expert


B.A., Classics, McGill University


  • Co-founder and vice principal at RESPECT Academy in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Taught Latin, English, and Music at Tambearly School, in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Writes for online review publication of private and boarding schools


Robert Kennedy is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote articles about private school educational options in the US and Canada for 13 years. Robert focuses on providing information about the selection of a school, what to expect from this educational option, and working in the private school setting. He has experience as a parent, a teacher, and an administrator in the private school setting.

Robert co-founded the RESPECT Academy, now closed in Nassau Bahamas. He acted in the capacity of the school's vice principal. Robert also taught Latin, English, and Music courses at the private, Tambearly School in Nassau.

In 2008, he began contributing articles on K-12 private schools for a target audience of parents for and


Robert Kennedy received the designation as a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO)– Choirmaster (CHM) in Conducting and Organ from the Royal College of Music in 1969. He also holds an Associate of the Royal College of Music (ARCM). Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music (A.Mus.) in Classics from McGill University in 1966. 

Awards and Publications



ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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