Karen Ardley

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Karen Ardley is a highly successful leadership consultant, and facilitator, specialising in all aspects of leadership.
Drawing on her wide experience as a teacher and leader in all phases of education, Karen designs and delivers outstanding and inspirational leadership programmes focused on change and improvement.
Her previous projects have included working with the education ministries of England, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kenya through NCTL. She is currently designing a leadership and quality assurance programme for United Nations school.
Recent international work has involved teachers and leaders from over sixty countries and KAA work successfully in partnership with several Teaching Schools and Multi Academy Trusts in England, as well as individual schools.

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Isabelle Arnett

Isabelle est une enseignante innovatrice et inspirante qui a enseigné pendant plus de 20 ans dans une école secondaire du Royaume-Uni, où la majorité des élèves parlent anglais comme langue seconde. Elle développe continuellement son art en tant qu'enseignante en utilisant des stratégies innovatrices très efficaces pour le questionnement, la différenciation, l'évaluation et les corrections. Dans son rôle d’enseignante praticienne principale, elle a partagé ses connaissances et sa passion contagieuse pour l’enseignement et l’apprentissage des langues, en offrant des développements professionnels que les participants trouvent divertissant, informatif et motivant.

Isabelle dirige également un département de langues très performant et a développé une équipe efficace qui se concentre également sur le développement du métier d'enseignant.

Isabelle a également dirigé un projet de diffusion de bonnes pratiques pour les apprenants débutants en anglais comme langue seconde dans un groupe d'écoles secondaires.

Récemment, Isabelle a été nommée responsable de lecture au sein du programme Fresh Start Phonics de Ruth Miskin et collabore avec un formateur afin de diriger une nouvelle équipe dans l'école dans laquelle elle travaille actuellement afin de réduire les écarts d'âge en lecture des apprenants qui entrent au secondaire avec un âge de lecture en dessous de 9,5.

Isabelle a délivré avec succès de nombreux programmes de classe exceptionnels pour KAA à travers l'Europe.

 Rosan Bosch

Rosan is founder and creative director of Rosan Bosch Studio. She is internationally renowned for her designs and inspiring perspectives on learning spaces for the future. With design as a tool for innovation and change, Rosan challenges established cultures and norms. In close dialogue with the users, she transforms physical spaces into meaningful and significant experiences.

In her book Designing for a Better World Starts at School, she presents her vision for a paradigm shift of the physical framework of schools. Using six principles for learning situations, she creates open, imaginative and dynamic environments that meet the diversity of learning needs and promote modern and flexible teaching methods.

She has worked with local and national authorities to transform education, from the Vittra schools in Sweden and the award-winning Sheikh Zayed Private Academy in Abu Dhabi to the Ministry of Education in Argentina.

Rosan is educated at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in the Netherlands and the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona in Spain, and has worked professionally with art, architecture and design for more than 25 years.

 Anne van Dam

Child centred learning has been Anne's passion for more than 25 years. Anne has worked in schools in the Netherlands, China, Singapore and Switzerland, where she took on various positions such as team leader, PYP coordinator and director. Anne used to work at the Canadian International School (Singapore) where she was part of the team that took the school to IB authorisation Anne has been an IB workshop leader since 2005, sharing her passion for young children and play with educators in international schools.

Anne joined EtonHouse International Pre-School in August 2007, drawn to the school for its vision to establish early childhood education centred on young children's competencies in making meaning and building relationships. At EtonHouse, she first combined teaching with the responsibilities of the PYP coordinator. In June 2008, Anne became the Director of this school.

In August 2011, Anne moved back to Europe and took on the responsibility of Assistant Principal at the International School of Zug and Luzern(ISZL). At ISZL, she supported the development of a new vision for learning and teaching in the early years. This direction places a strong emphasis on relationships, play, learning spaces (both inside and outside) and on making learning visible to others.