Jihad Dib was the Principal of Punchbowl Boys’ High School in Sydney’s South West. Appointed to the role of Principal at 33, Jihad was one of the youngest principals in NSW when he took over and his modern approach revolutionised the school.

Jihad’s leadership has led to a significant reduction in absenteeism, increased morale, surging enrolments and much-improved academic results at the school in the seven years he has been Principal. In addition to outstanding outcomes within the school, Jihad’s philosophy of having his students actively engage with the wider community has established a wonderful sense of pride in the school among the Punchbowl community.

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