Mr. Martin Van Rijswijk, Principal
Bachelor Degree in Education at Massey University (NZ) and Teachers College Diploma at Wellington Teachers College (NZ), Master’s Degree in Education, Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Bath University (UK).
Martin’s 30 years of teaching and educational experience includes 20 years of service in school leadership positions in various international schools around the world. He began his teaching career in intermediate schools in New Zealand, and has since served as a Principal in five different international schools in Malaysia, Thailand, Egypt, Germany and New Zealand.
Martin last served as the Principal of Whangarei School in New Zealand, where he also carried the additional responsibility of being the Lead Principal for the Whangarei Community of Learning, overseeing eight primary and secondary schools in the city of Whangarei. In pursuit of continuing professional development, he has attended education courses such as Concept-Based Inquiry with Dr Lynn Erickson, Assessment Design with Dr Grant Wiggins, The 21st Century Supervision Models with Dr Robert Marzano, and The Harvard Project Zero with Dr Ron Ritchhart.