Director, TOP Global
Eyal Bloch is an educator, social architect, and educational entrepreneur. He is Head and Co-founder of TOP Global, Co-founder of the Jerusalem-based institute, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and an instructor at David Yellin Academic College of Education.
TOP Global, which he co-founded, is an initiative of the Institute of World Affairs (IWA). TOP Global is a digital and physical platform for sharing challenges and sustainable solutions to poverty and hunger in a network connecting individuals and communities of doers and proven leaders across the globe. TOP Global was successfully launched in Kenya in 2017, with a program for local educators on “Connectedness and Leadership.”
Eyal is one of the founders and leaders of Waldorf Education in Israel, where he started as a kindergarten teacher and eventually became headmaster of the Adam Waldorf School in Jerusalem. He has been a teacher trainer at David Yellin Academic College of Education since 1997. His teaching and actions are meant to build, connect and inspire people to create a Web of Wisdom for the well-being of humanity and the planet. He founded and coordinates the “AllinPeace” movement, which organizes “Peace Olympics” for children from conflict areas. In 2004, “AllinPeace” was declared “one of the best peace education programs among existing educational sport and art programs.”
From 2009 to 2016, Eyal trained close to a thousand Kenyan educators, from schoolmasters to senior officials in the Ministry of Education.
Eyal obtained his B.Sc degree with excellence in mathematics and computer science at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and his M.Sc. degrees in Waldorf Education at the Sunbridge Institute, State University of New York (SUNY).