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Jalal Tarazi

Secondary School Science Teacher


Jalal joined UWC Thailand in 2013 as a science teacher in the MYP and DP. His two children attend the school at opposite spectrums with his daughter starting Grade 12 and his son still in Nursery. His wife is from Thailand and they both moved down to Phuket after Jalal taught in Bangkok for many years. Jalal has also taught in Maui and Bahrain and has enjoyed living in warm climates where he can pursue his passion for marine biology while SCUBA diving in coral reefs and helping to restore mangrove forest ecosystems. He completed his BS in Marine Biology and his MS in Environmental Education and the environment of Phuket is perfect for his interests. Jalal enjoys athletics and takes part in triathlon races in Phuket and Southern Thailand.