Leanne Sunarya has been involved in education for over 30 years and during that time has had a variety of diverse teaching and leadership opportunities both in Australia and Singapore, spanning from Early Childhood through to Primary. Throughout her career Leanne has always been an active participant in curriculum development and is also an International Baccalaureate Workshop Leader involved in facilitating professional development to Primary Years Programme educators throughout the Asia Pacific.
In her current role with EtonHouse, Leanne mentors principals and curriculum coordinators and works with teachers to ensure the quality of the early childhood education offered to children enrolled in EtonHouse pre-schools and schools. As a leader at EtonHouse she is deeply inspired by the research from the Reggio Emilia schools in Northern Italy and supports the educators to explore these ideas in the context of Asia and in the application of their daily interactions with children.
Leanne perceives the child as a creative, curious and intellectual person and believes in fostering respectful relationships that enable the community to engage in innovative and dynamic inquiry based learning.