With a background in teaching in Cambodia, China and Colombia, Megan’s passion for education saw her bring her experiences in the classroom into international development and education projects. She has since gained wide-ranging experience as an education practitioner for a range of organisations on FCDO and USAID funded projects. Most recently, these include Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS), Cambridge Education, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Creative Associates International and the Luminos Fund. Countries of experience/expertise include: Cambodia, China, Colombia, India, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, and Uganda.
Megan is committed to the transformative power of education to give the most disadvantaged the tools with which to lift themselves out of poverty. She has experience in a variety of technical areas, including: girls’ education, non-formal education, education research, curriculum design, literacy, teacher professional development, inclusion, English language teaching, disability, school improvement, institutional strengthening, and education in emergencies.
Megan holds an MA Education, Gender and International Development from the Institute of Education, University College London (IoE/UCL), an MA Hons English Language and Literature from the University of St Andrews, and the TrinityCertTESOL.