Mercy Ikua works as the Curriculum Manager for the IB Middle Years Programme in the IB Global Centre, The Hague and is in-charge of the Language acquisition and Language and literature subject groups. Prior to her role at the IB, Mercy worked at the Aga Khan Academy Nairobi, Kenya as the Coordinator of the Middle Years Programme alongside teaching French and Language and Literature. She also held key roles as IB Educator (sites visits for authorization and verification) and Head of Language acquisition. Mercy has taught languages in the IB Diploma, Cambridge IGCSE, and the Kenya National Curriculum. Her personal interests are in teaching and learning of languages, applied linguistics and inclusive education.