Meet Our Head of Secondary

MEET OUR HEAD OF SECONDARY

Tobin Walrod – Acting Principal, Head of Secondary & Year 6B Homeroom Teacher

Hailing from Canada, Mr. Tobin Walrod is the Head of Secondary at UIS Subang Jaya. He started out as a Tennis Coach in his early teens, and has have been involved in a wide variety of coaching, teaching, mentoring, and training roles for over 25 years, with more than 15 of those years dedicated to the field of education. After earning a Bachelor of Science (1st Class Average) from the University of Victoria in Canada, he used his training to marry technology, data management, and multimedia to the fields of teaching, coaching, and mentoring. He also studied at Trinity Western University, earning a TESL Certificate (High Honours), including intensive training in Phonetics, Phonology, Sociolinguistics, and Applied Linguistics. Mr. Tobin’s teaching, life, and work experience spans multiple countries, including Canada, the USA, the Philippines, Germany, Japan, and Malaysia.

Throughout that time, Mr. Tobin has also adhered to the personal mission statement of promoting international and multi-cultural understanding through education, relationships, and shared life experiences across borders, ethnicities, and cultures. He has served as the Head of Secondary for UIS Subang Jaya for almost three years.

Mr. Tobin’s plans for the development of the secondary school at UIS Subang Jaya is for the school to maintain their high academic standards, while also continuing to focus on holistic development and fostering well-rounded, knowledgeable global citizens. In addition to that, he also wants the school to continue to train students in leadership, cross cultural awareness and global perspectives, while using the right tools together with the right team to hone 21st century skills for all our students at UIS Subang Jaya. In line with this, Mr. Tobin believes that with emphasis on these points, UIS Subang Jaya’s Secondary School will remain as a leader in the field, as well as the premier value-for-money education centre in Selangor.

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