About

Our company was established in 2011.  We have 43 years collective experience in global education and have been responsible for providing outstanding consulting services and start-up programmes for the past 11 years.  We specialise in the areas of school management, school design and start-up, leadership consulting, risk and crisis management, and curriculum development.

Eddie de Beer
Founder and Principal
An English and Latin teacher by training, his qualifications include a Bachelors and Masters degree (General Linguistics – University of Stellenbosch, South Africa), Higher Education Diploma (University of South Africa) and Diploma in Educational Leadership (CAIS Leadership Institute).  He has served for several years as an Administrator; both in his native South Africa and in Canada.  As Principal Education Specialist in South Africa, he was responsible for a number of secondary schools and adult centres during the time of transition to a post-apartheid education system.  He joined Mulgrave School in 1999, directed the development of the Middle and Senior Schools, and led the school through the implementation of the IB Diploma Programme.  Eddie was the Deputy Head of Mulgrave School, Director of Education Technology and Global Outreach Coordinator until September 2011.  You can follow @edteach3r on Twitter.

Stella Ablett
Head: Academics and University Services
An experienced mathematics and science educator, her qualifications include Bachelor degrees (B Sc and B Ed – University of British Columbia) and a Masters degree in Mathematics Education (Simon Fraser University).

Stella taught with the Vancouver School Board for 14 years before joining Mulgrave School in 2004. Her administrative experience includes responsibilities as Principal of the Senior School and Assistant Head, Academics with overview of the three IB programmes from Kindergarten through to grade 12.

Stella has also worked with the BC Ministry of Education on various curriculum and assessment committees and has co-authored several mathematics textbooks in use across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. You can follow Stella on Twitter @saeducat3.