Eric Jabal is a CIS International Advisor. In this role, Eric supports and visits schools, primarily in the East and SouthEast Asia region, applying for CIS membership and participating in the CIS accreditation process.
A Canadian citizen, Eric began his career in education in France more than 20 years ago. Since 1995, Eric has served as a teacher, sports coach, and administrator at three international schools in Hong Kong. Eric will complete his tenure as Secondary Principal of The ISF Academy, a bilingual two-IB programme World School, in 2018.
Eric has a passionate interest in culturally competent leadership, teaching, and learning for student engagement and global citizenship.
Eric holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from OISE-University of Toronto (Canada) and a master’s degree in education from Nottingham University (UK). Eric also earned a D.E.A. Diploma of Advanced Studies (Stendhal-Grenoble III, France) and bachelor’s honours degree in French Studies and English (Queen’s, Canada).
Eric is based in Hong Kong.