Ms. Kirsten van Niekerk
Deputy Head of Secondary , Regents International School, Pattaya
Kirsten has taught and led in 5 countries around the world, including Japan, China and, most recently, Thailand. She is currently Deputy Head of Secondary at Regents International School in Pattaya
Her passion for travel, exploration and an advanced global perspective may define her as an individual, but it also drives her desire to see students of all ages and cultural backgrounds thrive within a challenging yet supportive academic environment.
As a school administrator, academic and pastoral leader and award-winning instructor, she blends a forward-thinking approach to student learning with decisive leadership. Her colleagues know her as a problem solver eager to take on challenges and quickly find solutions. Everything we do as educators should always have the students’ learning at the forefront. Kirsten is passionate about the holistic education of students and about preparing students for the world post-school in the best ways possible.