Experience

International School of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Elementary EAL Teacher, leader of D-12 Professional Learning, SPELTAC (Social Platform for English Language Teaching Across the Curriculum)  

2014 - PRESENT

International School of London, Doha, Qatar

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

2013 - 2014

Qatar Academy, Doha, Qatar

Middle School EAL Coordinator

2012 - 2013

United Nations International School, Hanoi, Vietnam

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

2007 - 2012

Nanjing International School, China

Teacher of  MYP English B and EAL

2005 - 2007

International School of the Hague, the Netherlands

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

2001 - 2005

Het Rijnlands Lyceum, Oegstgeest, the Netherlands

Subject Area Leader for MYP Language B, Teacher of MYP English A,B,  IBDP English B and

1998- 2001

Education

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 (Undertaken)

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

 

Professional Development (Conducted)

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

Referees

Mr. Barry Sutherland, Director, International School of Phnom Penh

Ms. Paula Baxter, Elementary School Principal, International School of Phnom Penh

Ms. Elizabeth Ford, Elementary School Assistant Principal and PYP Coordinator, International School of Phnom Penh

Mr. Michael Hitchman, Upper School Principal, International School of Luxembourg

Dr. Chip Barder, Director, United Nations International School, Hanoi

Mr. Chris Vincent, Director of Technology, International School of Zug and Luzern, previously Middle/High School Principal at United Nations International School, Hanoi

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