Ian Penrose has been teaching for 23 years. He has taught in rural public and private schools in Australia as well as internationally.
In addition to all grades K-6, Ian has worked as a support teacher (Learning Difficulties) and trained in Reading Recovery.
The bulk of Ian's experience has been in grades K-3 and he was Assistant Principal for 5 years at Ashford Central School in New South Wales. He has an extensive background in music, choir and drama is currently teaching grade 2 at IICS.
In his spare time, Ian enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with friends, especially his partner, Aral and their cat Charlie. Ian is part of a study group at IICS, investigating the effect of mindfulness on grade 2 students as well as adults. He is looking forward to a professional dialogue with you about mindfulness in your classroom and your life.