Asked what experience and knowledge he will bring to BST, Dr Nel said: “I will bring my love and passion for education to the students, parents and staff. I want to inspire both students and staff to be committed and dedicated. I believe that every student is valued and worthy of our best effort every day.
He added: “My vision is to focus on addressing the academic, emotional, and social needs of all the students at BST. I want to create a learning environment that is both functional and inviting. I will share my knowledge and experience and hopefully help make BST reach even greater heights.”
The new Principal is a trained teacher in a wide variety of subjects, including Geography, History, English & Mathematics. He holds a PhD in Educational Psychology & Sociology and his Master's thesis focused on the management and leadership skills required for successful Principals. He is passionate about growing others and empowering teachers in order to provide children with a lifelong love of learning.