Associate Professor, Faculty of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Curtis Beaverford has been working in the field of International Education since 1997. A Canadian national, Curtis has worked in international schools in Taiwan, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and East Timor. He spent seven years as the Regional Manager in charge of authorisation and evaluation of the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme in the Asia Pacific Region and continues to participate in the IB community as a school visitor and face-to-face and online workshop leader.
After leaving the International Baccalaureate, he spent two years as the head of school at Dili International School in East Timor and worked as a consultant and instructional designer. Recently, he was involved in the design and development of a series of professional development workshops intended to help Saudi national curriculum schools transition into IB world schools at the primary and middle school level. Currently, Curtis is an Associate professor at the University of Tsukuba in Ibaraki, Japan. He was involved in developing a new M.A. in Education aligned with the IB Educator Certificates and is currently teaching assessment, curriculum, and professional practice courses at the Master’s level.