Philip McCormick

Name: Philip McCormick
Title: School Principal
Nationality:Irish
Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in History, Cambridge University, UK
  • Masters in Educational Leadership, University of Buckingham, UK
  • Bachelor of History and Politics (Honours), University College Dublin, Ireland
  • 17 years of international school experience, including 6 years of school leadership

Philip McCormick is joining UCSI as the Founding Principal of UCSI International School (UIS) Kuala Lumpur. Previously, Philip was attached to another international school in Malaysia for two years. Throughout his career, he has over 17 years of international school experience that includes six years of school leadership. Philip holds an Honours degree in History and Politics from University College Dublin and a PGCE in History from Cambridge University. He then obtained his Masters in Educational Leadership to enhance his leadership skills. Currently, Philip is pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). Philip’s focus for UIS Kuala Lumpur includes excellent academic standards, transparent structures, cutting-edge technologies, character education in the classroom as well as developing a school culture that focuses on positive teacher-student relationships. Additionally, Philip is very keen to build a positive relationship with the parents during this exciting educational journey to ensure that the school can grow forward.