Mr Abdurrahman Gokler completed his Bachelor of Science degree in 1987 at La Trobe University, later travelling overseas to acquire religious education. Upon returning to Melbourne in 1991, he began his teaching career at one of the first Islamic colleges in Victoria. He taught Mathematics, Science, Religion and Quran Studies. He took on the leadership position of Religious Studies and Quran Studies coordination for several years at the same school. He also completed Intermediate Arabic at Melbourne University in 1994.
In 1998, he became the Vice-Principal of Darul Ulum College of Victoria. He is one of the pioneers who played a key role in the establishment of the College; developing administrational policies, educational policies and curriculum documents for submission to attain primary school, junior secondary school and senior secondary (VCE) registrations during the school’s growth and development process.
Mr Gokler completed his Master’s in Education at Melbourne University in 2009, specialising in ‘Evaluation Forms and Approaches’. He was promoted to the role of Principal at Darul Ulum College in 2015. He believes in team work, collaboration and continuous improvement. He is innovative and is always prepared for new challenges. Mr Gokler is passionate about working in partnership with teachers, students and parents in raising faithful, successful and compassionate members of the Australian community.