George Lucas Educational Foundation

Carla Marschall

Head of Curriculum Development and Research, United World College South East Asia

I am experienced in pre-K to Grade 12 curriculum development and implementation, having worked in a variety of curriculum leadership roles in international schools in Switzerland, Germany, and Hong Kong over the past 10 years. I currently work as head of curriculum development and research at United World College South East Asia in Singapore.

I am a published author in education, having released my first co-authored book, Concept-Based Inquiry in Action, with Corwin in June 2018. A certified Lynn Erickson concept-based curriculum and instruction consultant and IB (International Baccalaureate) workshop leader, I have facilitated concept-based workshops with Lynn Erickson, Rachel French, and independently around the world.

I hold a master’s degree in elementary education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a master’s in applied educational leadership and management from the Institute of Education, University of London.


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