Yoan has over 20 years’ experience in Sexual, Reproductive, Health Rights (SRHR), Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE), and comprehensive Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)
Yoan received her formative education in Denmark, has lived in Australia and completed her higher education in the UK.
Qualified midwife GDip(Brigh)
Trained relationships and sex education and PSHE facilitator PgCert(Roeh) MA(KCL) International Child Studies. Key modules in International Child Protection, International Children’s rights and International Comparative Education. She received a distinction for her dissertation on Parental Engagement in Relationships and Sex Education.
Accredited NSPCC Certificate of Competency in Child Protection Training (from Summer 2019)
Based in the UK, Yoan works with a full range of educational establishments, domestically and internationally. She consults with leadership and other key stake-holders on comprehensive relationships and sex education needs, training, schemes of work and effective evaluation to inform policy, curricula and practice.
She has experience of managing complex relationships within educational establishments and generating consensus from multiple stake-holders enabling her to clearly articulate strategies that support implementation and change. She possesses a high degree of effective and empathetic engagement across a continuum of one-to-one communication to public speaking. Through her extensive experience of teaching, training, and facilitating learning for children, young people, and parents she has a sound understanding of pedagogy and effective learning-environment management.
By attending relevant conferences, her practice is engaged in the continuous review and implementation of domestic and international policy and guidance relevant to Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE), comprehensive Relationships and Sex Education (RSE), Contextualised Safeguarding, and Child Protection.
Elected Advisory Group Member at Sex Education Forum (SEF) /National Children's Bureau, UK.
Co-founder of Outspoken Sex Ed (CIC)
Consultant at Susie March Consulting (CIS affiliated)
Member at Family Planning Association
Member at PSHE Association