B.Ed (Primary Education)
Nicola Gardiner is an experienced IB educator, working as a teacher for nearly 20 years. Now in her 16th year of international education, she has lived and worked in Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands (on two separate occasions), and the United Arab Emirates. Nicola's teaching journey has spanned national curricula, Montessori, IPC and PYP across all age groups from 3-12 years old, including a role as a specialist PE teacher. Prior to joining IGBIS, she served as an Instructional Coach and PYP Coordinator, committed to the personal growth of all members of the learning community. Married to a professional rugby coach, Nicola is accompanied by her two sons, Hugo and Finn, who also attend IGBIS. In her spare time, she finds joy in cake decorating, savouring good food, and exploring various creative outlets.