Sophie is a Learning Designer with a broad range of experience in educational course and assessment design in both the UK and Australia. Sophie has a BA in Geography (Honours) from The University of Exeter and a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from Middlesex University which led to a seven year career as a secondary teacher. Sophie has taught across a range of systems including the International Baccalaureate, the English Curriculum and the Australian Curriculum and continues to author external assessment for the International Baccalaureate. She has extensive experience working with peers to improve pedagogies, imbed active learning and effective thinking, and subsequently student outcomes.