About Me

Juan Carlos Cairos

Juan Carlos is an experienced international educator, speaker and consultant specializing in inquiry-based learning in K-5. He is passionate about developing cultures of curiosity and wonder in which student agency drives learning.


Bringing Inquiry to Life

By remaining in the inquiry classroom, Juan Carlos is in a unique position to bring his workshops to life using authentic examples and strategies from the context of a leading IB school in Asia, the International School of Phnom Penh.

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Personalized learning

Juan Carlos has worked at international schools in Hong Kong, the Czech Republic, Vietnam and Cambodia. As a multilingual workshop leader, he supports a wide range of schools, universities and governments, which boosts his perspective-taking and agility to meet different needs.


Impactful, dynamic and practical

Crafting all workshops from an inquiry lens and supporting them with recent student work is key to facilitating impactful, dynamic and practical learning experiences. Juan Carlos believes in the power of making learning an enjoyable experience that empowers teachers to step into the ‘productive struggle’ zone and try new things in the classroom.



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