Our Curriculum Steering Committees

Our Curriculum Steering Committees comprise of our internationally Accredited schools, and work directly with Fieldwork Education's Curriculum Team to trial, feedback and support the on-going improvement to curriculum design and implementation.


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Alpa Toprani
Early Years teacher at Apple Green Private School, Oman
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Delyana Strashimirova
Pre-school teacher at The International Children’s Creativity Centre, Bulgaria
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Madhuban Ghosh
Head of Early Years, S.M. Shetty International School & Jr. College, India
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Melissa Payne
Deputy Head of the Primary International Stream at French International School, Hong Kong

Melissa Payne is employed at the French International School, Hong Kong, where she is the Deputy Head of the Primary International Stream, and responsible for the implementation and leading of the IEYC. She is currently overseeing the first IEYC self-review and accreditation process for the school and is involved in the Primary IPC accreditation journey. Melissa has an extensive background in Early Years, teaching across multiple ages, and supporting the setup and development of Early Years settings. With a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, Melissa’s areas of interest include the importance of play-based learning and teaching in an international context, as well as parent and teacher education within the Early Years.

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John Biggs
Head of Primary at British International School of Chicago, South Loop, USA
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Greg Nowak
IPC Leader at British International School of Chicago, South Loop, USA
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Catherine Lester
Headteacher at Cheam Fields Primary Academy, UK
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Amy Mann
IPC Leader at Cheam Fields Primary Academy, UK


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Leighanne Small
IMYC Coordinator at Hillel Academy, An International School in Jamaica
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Steven Gall
IMYC Coordinator at the International School of Koje in South Korea
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Maria Koutsoupaki
IMYC Coordinator at Futuraskolan International Stockholm in Sweden
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Danielle Mashon
IMYC Coordinator at Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam in the Netherlands
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Muchindu Chizyuka
IMYC Coordinator at the International School of Lusaka in Zambia
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Colin Gear
IMYC Coordinator at Hope International Academy in Japan
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