Mr Randal EplinHead of School; Elementary School Principal; TOK Teacher USA
Mr Eplin is an American who has lived overseas for fifteen years with his family. He is married to his lovely wife Lori and they have five children; their youngest son is with them here at BISS. As the Head of School he enjoys working with everyone in the BISS community. He has two undergraduate degrees, a masters degree and is currently working on a doctorate at the University of Liverpool. He is a black belt instructor in Tae Kwon Do with the United States Chung Do Kwon Association.
Mr Dawid BochenSecondary School Assistant Principal - IB MYP Coordinator; Interdisciplinary Learning Coordinator; Music; ATL/ Personal Project Coordinator Poland
Mr Dawid Bochen comes from Poland. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Music Therapy (graduated with honors) from the Karol Lipinski Academy of Music in Wroclaw, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Pedagogy, with Specialization in Child Care and School Counseling from the University of Wroclaw. Dawid performed a variety of functions throughout his professional career. He has been working as an IB Middle Years Programme Coordinator, music instructor and school counselor, and before that as a music therapist and university lecturer. Dawid is also a certified IB workshop leader. He considers himself to be a lifelong learner, driven by the old Chinese proverb: “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand”, which in his opinion is reflected in the inquiry based approach promoted by all IB programmes. Dawid lives in Beijing with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, experiencing different cultures, being involved in sports, and further developing his passion for music.