Senior Consultant for Mindstretchers Ltd
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Mindstretchers is a dynamic company of people dedicated to providing children with multi-sensory and real-world educational experiences. We support our clients through training, consultancy, educational products and guided visits to our Nature Kindergarten. Auchlone was the first Nature Kindergarten to open in Scotland, in 2006, and leads the way in developing creative, highly consultative and naturalistic learning environments for young children.

Kate Hookham is Mindstretchers Senior Consultant and the Co-ordinator of Living Classrooms. Kate has worked for Mindstretchers for over 10 years. She has developed and delivered training/CPD courses, contributes to Claire Warden publications and delivers longer term bespoke coaching in context projects throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. At Living Classrooms Kate built community capacity through informal education programmes for refugees, ethnic minorities, the elderly and youth. She now coordinates the International Association of Nature Pedagogy and our Erasmus projects. In addition, Kate supports Auchlone Nature Kindergarten staff and children through hands-on mentoring. Kate is a qualified teacher, who has taught in Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire and Falkirk across the ages and stages. She has a passion for using active learning and the outdoors to support curriculum delivery.
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Upcoming events

  • Annual Education Conference

    RIPE: RESEARCH INFORMED PRACTICE IN EDUCATION Saturday 12th January 2019Centre des arts, International School of Geneva, Switzerland In 2017, Ecolint’s Institute of Learning and Teaching, in partnership with several outside organizations, launched a...

  • EAL Jobalike

    This year's SGIS EAL Job Alike meeting will take place on Friday, 1st February 2019 at the International School Rheintal.

  • Science Job Alike Opportunity

    IS Berne is hosting an MYP Science Job Alike with host speaker, Malcolm Nicholson, former Head of IBMYP on February 7, 2019. This will start at 9am and finish at 3pm.The focus will be on assessment design and pedagogical approaches. With Malcolm is leading...

  • SGIS MFL Workshop

    MFL CI / TRPS WorkshopLiam Printer Comprehensive Input and Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling Suval Montreux | Date - TBC More...

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