LooktoLearn was founded in 2009 by experienced primary school teacher and museum educator; Nic Abery. Her vision of integrated education inspired the development of this innovative learning platform. With over a decade of formal teaching experience in school, she has also worked at the Frye Art Museum, Seattle USA as their school’s programme coordinator where she trained a team of docents (gallery guides), wrote and managed a programme that supported the school’s curriculum. Her programmes and curricula are being used by primary, secondary and supplementary schools, family education institutions, synagogues and teacher training schemes.
Nic holds a diploma in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester, B’Ed Honours CANTAB in Art and History of Art with QTS, is a regular participant of Visual Thinking Strategy’s international training discussions and a 2010 fellow of the PresenTense fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs. She has presented at the Pan-European Conference of Jewish Community Centres, the Join Distribution Committee’s Conference for Former Soviet Union Communities, Limmud Conference and Paideia’s JPropel 2011. She currently resides at the JHub and a fellow on the Susie Bradfield Educators Programme.