Paul is a Primary school educator with 15 years experience in a variety of schools and education systems. He began teaching in London before working in International Schools in Brunei, Portugal and Italy. He has now returned to his roots in Wales.
Paul has experience working with the National Curriculum in both England and Wales but the majority of his experience and expertise is founded on the International Baccalaureate system. He has been working with the IB PYP (Primary Years Program) for 10 years as a Teacher, Coordinator & Mentor. He is now training to be an IB Workshop Leader.
Paul is a trainer in Inquiry-driven and Concept-based pedagogy, together with Understanding by Design. These constructivist, student-centred approaches to teaching have a marked effect on motivation, engagement and responsibility, while teaching important Thinking Skills, Habits of Mind and Conceptual Understandings which can be applied across different situations.