Natalie Croome

Cross-curricular generalist specialized in helping teams and individuals hone in on just what it is that student learning is showing them about possible areas of focus for teacher and/or leader learning.

  • Originally from Tasmania, Australia has a Bachelor of Education in Primary Education and Physical Education
  • Her Master of Education studies focused on:
    – Global Education Pedagogies,
    – Designing Learning for Professionals, and
    – Teacher Identity, Ethics & Professional Practice.
  • During her 30 year career, she has worked as a primary classroom teacher, Physical Education teacher, curriculum coordinator, PYP coordinator, teacher mentor and independent consultant in Australia, Tanzania, Germany, The Czech Republic, Qatar and France.
  • Natalie brings a fresh, adaptable and flexible approach to her work in leading Professional Learning; keeping it open to questions, research and taking a personal approach to the design process. In this way, she involves Professional Learners in the whole process, from identifying the focus area/s, designing the learning, facilitation, school-based practice, sharing findings, asking new questions…
  • Areas of expertise include: teacher identity, the ethics and professional practice of international education, global education pedagogies, collaborative inquiry, Cognitive Coaching, Interdisciplinary & Transdisciplinary Approaches to teaching and Learning collaborative happiness, curriculum design, implementation and practice.
  • Natalie combines a professional approach with a sense of fun and a passion for connecting with people, building relationships and leveraging curiosity, creativity and play as powerful learning tools.
  • Her approach to working with teachers and school leaders is grounded in making intentional and explicit connections between teacher learning and student learning.
  • Teacher trainer and course director for Europass in Nice since 2020.
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