Curriculum Vitae

Recent Experience

International School of Utrecht

PYP Grade 4 Classroom Teacher, (Digital) Literacy Coach


OBS de Klimroos, Utrecht

Inquiry Consultant for Dutch Primary Schools


International Baccalaureate Educator Network (IBEN)

PYP Workshop Leader and School Visitor


International School of Phnom Penh

Leader of D-12 Professional Learning , Elementary EAL Teacher 

2014 – 2017

International School of London, Doha

IB PYP EAL Teacher/ Teacher of IB DP and IB MYP Dutch Language and Literature

2013 – 2014

Qatar Academy, Doha

Middle School EAL Coordinator

2012 – 2013

United Nations International School, Hanoi

EAL Coordinator/ Head of English and Languages A , Teacher of MYP English (A and B) Teacher of EAL (PYP)

2007 – 2012

Nanjing International School, Hanoi

Teacher of  MYP English B and EAL

2005 – 2007

International School of the Hague  

Teacher of  MYP English A,B,  IBDP English B and A2 and Head of EAL

2003 – 2007


Master of Education (Educational Leadership)

University of Dundee, currently pursuing

Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy (COETAIL)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2016

Post Graduate Certificate in Education International

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2012

Masters in English Language and Literature

University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1998  

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Education and English

Part of the International Degree in English and Education, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, 1997

Higher Professional Education Teaching Certificate for Secondary Education

Part of the International Degree in English and Education , Hogeschool Holland, Diemen, the Netherlands, 1997

Royal Society of Arts TESOL Certificate

University of Wolverhampton, 1997

Professional Development (Conducted)

Making the PYP Happen: Implementing Agency, Parede, August 2019

PYP Workshop: Local an Global Inquirers, Amsterdam, August 2019

Making the PYP Happen, Billund, July 2019

The Role of Language in the PYP, Barcelona, February 8-10 2019

First Steps and Digital Literacy Workshops, International School of Utrecht, 2018- present

Blogging for professional learning and forming an inquiry group for SPELTAC, International School Phnom Penh, September 2016

Professional Learning through SPELTAC: A Connected Learning Approach, Learning2 Asia, HCMC, October 2016

Cohort Leader for EAL/ESL, Learning2 Asia, HCMC, October 2016

Using Twitter for Professional Learning, TEKHin Conference, Phnom Penh, October 2016

SPELTAC- Social Platform for English Language Teaching Across the Curriculum, English Language Learning Specialists Asia, March 2016

It’s Smarter to Work Together- Faculty EAL workshops, March 2015

Professional Development (Undertaken)

Leading Schools Interculturally Workshop, Council of International Schools, Leiden, April 2019

International Baccalaureate Educator Network (IBEN) Initial Training for School Visitor and PYP Workshop Leader, Dubai, October 2018

Developing International Mindedness & Promoting Student Action, Kathryn Berger Kaye, October 2018, Utrecht

IB Global Conference, The Hague, October 2017

Learning2 Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, October 2016

Tekhin Tech Conference, Phnom Penh, October 2016

The Role of Language, PYP Workshop, Bangkok, September 2016

Kath Murdoch, The Pedagogy of Inquiry and Planning for Inquiry Learning, International School of Phnom Penh, April 2016

Certificate of Educational Technology and Information Literacy, February 2016

Gini Rojas, International School Phnom Penh, 2015

Pedagogical Leadership in the PYP, Online Workshop, IBO, 2015

Supporting Inquiry in the MYP, Online Workshop, IBO, 2013

Cengage, Text Type Literacy Facilitator Course at Qatar Academy, Doha, 2013

IBO, Making the PYP Happen in-house workshop, UNIS Hanoi, 2011

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Teaching for Understanding, UNIS Hanoi, 2011

First Steps Writing Facilitator Course, UNIS Hanoi, 2008