Jane Drake is the Head of curriculum innovation and alignment for the IB. A member of the Continuum team based in the Academic division in The Hague, Jane’s role is to develop frameworks for innovation across programmes to enhance the continuum of education. Jane is an educator with experience of curriculum design and implementation from K-12. Jane has experience in IB, UK and international schools including two new school start-ups, and led the authorisation process for IBDP and IBCP. Jane is deeply committed to the value of holistic education. Originally a research scientist, Jane has a BSc medical biochemistry with PGCE and NPQH. She is currently a part-time research student (MA Ed) with research interests in the development of global competencies and international mindedness. Previous roles have included leadership in international schools, professional development of teachers and leaders, advanced skills teacher and a consultant for the integration of ICT in learning.