- BA (Hons) Geography with Qualified Teacher Status, St.Martin College, Lancaster University
Gina qualified as a teacher in 1993 and taught in Salford, Greater Manchester for 3 years. She then went to work as an International Primary School teacher, firstly for 2 years in Porto, Portugal, then one year in Washington DC in the USA. After a few years teaching in UK, she went back overseas to teach in Ibiza, Spain. Her most recent job has been in The Hague, The Netherlands where Gina has had the opportunity to coordinate Year 2 and be the Leader for Learning for IPC.
Gina enjoys working with the IPC curriculum. She likes the focus to be on the children’s learning and encourages the use of knowledge and skills to further develop children’s understanding. She feels that teaching is also a learning process; learning from your students, colleagues, parents and the community. And that learning is a lifelong process; you learn new strategies, new ideas and new philosophies. She believes learning is something we all enjoy doing.
Gina loves travelling, she enjoys planning trips and family outings. She enjoys visiting new places and experiencing all they have to offer. She enjoys spending time with her husband André and son Lorién, luckily they enjoy travel too. She enjoys cycling and being outdoors.