Originally from South Africa, I have lived in the UK since qualifying at university in SA and have had the privilege of teaching in a variety of school settings, both in the private and public sectors. I have 2 children at BISH myself, and understand how an international move can impact a family in many different ways. After many years teaching and managing SEN provision in UK schools, we moved to the UAE for 5 years, where I managed SEND and EAL departments in large international schools. With experience in leading SEND across three countries, I have found it fascinating to see how cultural influences affect how we approach SEND in different parts of the world. As a leader in education, I believe the support for students is everyone's responsibility, and collaboration is a high priority of mine.
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