Welcome to the IPC Team.
We are all here to help you.
Sarah BrownHead of IPC
Before joining Fieldwork Education, Sarah used the International Primary Curriculum to improve learning in her role as primary teacher, Special Educational Needs co-ordinator, and school leader in the North of England. Sarah was also a visiting lecturer for the PGCE course at the University of Manchester where she obtained her Masters in Education.
Jane DenbyHead of Accreditation
Jane has worked in international education in Brunei, Dubai, Oman, the Netherlands and Russia for over 25 years Jane has been a associate consultant with Fieldwork Education since 2007, leading Summer school courses and providing consultancy and professional development training to schools in the UK and abroad.
Jane has been involved with the IPC since its very beginning. She worked at one of the first Shell schools to pilot the IPC, and worked at the International School of the Hague when it became the first school to be accredited at IPC Mastering level. Jane holds two Masters Degrees, one in teaching English to speakers of other languages and a second one in Educational Management.
Clare SuttonHead of Membership
Clare Sutton has been working for Fieldwork Education for over five years, and in her role as Head of Membership is responsible for supporting and developing our member schools throughout the world. Clare is responsible for managing a wide range of member benefits including Professional Development for members of the International Primary Curriculum, International Middle Years Curriculum and the Looking for Learning Toolkit, as well as project managing the International Leadership and Management Programs.
Steven MarkDirector of Learning
Steven is the Director of Fieldwork Education. His educational career includes many years as a teacher and school leader in Scotland, the Netherlands and Germany. Steven has a great range of experiences working with both national and international schools.
He has spoken at conferences and delivered professional development for educators in many parts of the world. He is currently working on a book about how we can best help children and adults to develop international mindedness which he thinks may well become the key skill for 21st century citizens.
Martin SkeltonCo-founder of Fieldwork Education
Martin Skelton is the co-founder of Fieldwork Education and he designed and was Founding Director of the IPC. Martin continues to be closely involved in its development and is passionate about learning and helping schools to improve learning.
Janice IrelandProject Director: Early Years
Janice was Deputy Head of Primary and Head of the Lower School at The International School of The Hague before joining Fieldwork Education. At ISH Janice helped to lead the introduction of the IPC throughout the primary school. She has extensive experience of working in schools in the UK and internationally, especially in the Middle East where she taught in Kuwait, Egypt and Libya. Janice’s area of specialism is Early Years and she has recently completed an MA in Early Childhood Education with The University of Sheffield. Janice’s area of research involves investigating how neuroscience has provided new insights into the factors which impact on children’s learning.
Lori JoblingMembership Support
Lori is the first point of contact when a member school gets in touch. Lori supports schools with all Members’ Lounge training and enquiries, and is always happy to help. Lori has been with Fieldwork Education for seven years.
Lisa TalbotMembership Administrator
Lisa handles all after sales support for all member schools. This includes arranging contracts and invoices for new schools joining, and also assisting with Professional Development courses and training. Lisa has been with Fieldwork Education for two years now.
Stevie OsbourneNew Schools Support Executive
Stevie has worked with the IPC for four years. She is responsible for all enquiries from schools considering the IPC. This includes distributing information and sample materials and answering questions. Stevie also supports schools with IPC Assessment for Learning database training.
Preet KhukhRegional Manager for the IPC
Preet has worked with Fieldwork Education for three years supporting schools with the Looking for Learning Toolkit. Prior to this Preet worked for several years supporting both primary and secondary schools with Teaching and Learning resources.
Preet continues to support schools with Looking for Learning and now also supports schools both in the UK and internationally on the International Middle Years Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum.
Angli NarangRegional Team Leader
Angli has been working with the International Primary Curriculum for three years. She has ten years years of experience providing IT and curriculum solutions to schools and universities and has also taught at primary level.
Alex JohnsonRegional Manager
Alex has been working with the International Primary Curriculum for over 3 years. Prior to this Alex, worked with EDCL for several years after training as a teacher and has a wealth of experience helping schools with the tools and advice they need to support their learning focus.
Sandra JonesRegional Manager
Sandra has a degree in Linguistics and a PGCE from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Following her teaching career, Sandra moved into educational sales where she worked for Ginn and more recently, Espresso. She has been with IPC since September 2011.
Chantelle HughesRegional Team Leader
Chantelle has been working with the International Primary Curriculum for nearly three years and previously taught in primary and secondary schools in East London and Wiltshire. Chantelle has a PGCE and Masters from the University of London.
Christine EastwoodRegional Manager
Christine has been working with the IPC for two years. She works to support schools to introduce and develop the IPC.
Katie FitchRegional Manager - South East Asia
Katie has been working with the IPC for over twelve years, since its early days. As a class teacher in Oman she was involved in trialing the very first units of work. She subsequently took on the role of IPC leader for Learning in Sakhalin International School, Russia.
Sylvia BestRegional Manager
Sylvia joined the IPC in November 2012 prior to this she taught in Primary schools and Special Schools before becoming a workplace trainer and assessor for people with learning disabilities. Latterly she worked for an educational publishers before joining the IPC where she supports schools with introducing the IPC and Looking for Learning Toolkit.
Katherine TuckerRegional Manager - Africa
Katherine Tucker had over twenty years’ experience in education as a classroom practitioner, a senior leader and an advisor. She has provided curriculum support and critical friendships to schools across the world and at government and non-government level. Recent work includes advising the Government of Azerbaijan on their National Curriculum reform.
Katherine joined the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) Professional Development team in 2008 and has since supported schools world-wide in developing and implementing educational programmes and resources. In her current role Katherine manages all aspects educational development across the African continent. Supporting school leaders and teachers to become increasing learning focussed by helping them to define what learning means in everyday practical terms is an area that Katherine is particularly passionate about.
Katherine is committed to lifelong learning and is currently completing her own research for a Master’s Degree with The University of Bath in the UK. Katherine’s area of research involves identifying and improving learning amongst the Pastoralist Tribes in Northern Kenya.