Leadership Team

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The leadership team at ISF Tervuren is:

Órla Mc Loughlin - Head of Campus has worked in education in both Ireland and Belgium for over 25 years. Órla has been living in Belgium since 1999 and has worked at ISF since 2001, working in leadership roles for the last 7 years.  Órla is a highly experienced international educator, specialising in Early Years and Primary Education, she has a passion for learning and is currently studying for a Masters in Educational Leadership at Portsmouth University. Órla speaks French, English, and Irish and has years of experience working with second language learners. Órla is a Google Certified Educator and was a part of the project management team that introduced Google Technology to both school campuses. She is the co-founder and leader of the first GEG (Google Educators Group) in Belgium, this group supports over 700 hundred Belgian educators in the development of technology in their schools. Órla lives with her family in the village of Tervuren and enjoys being part of a diverse community.


Julie Boyd - Deputy Head of Campus has worked in education for over 30 years, both in the United Kingdom and abroad. After two years of teaching, in the UK, Julie moved to Germany and subsequently to Cyprus, to teach children in Service Children's Schools. Julie taught all the age ranges from Pre-Primary to Year 6 in a variety of school establishments, varying from small village schools to large inner-city schools. Julie has had many leadership positions including Assistant Headship in West Berkshire. 

Julie graduated from Cardiff University with an Arts Degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Julie has a passion for Art and Crafts and delights in seeing her student being creative. Julie also loves teaching Mathematics and the joy it can bring went students understand and applies the concepts. Julie has two grown-up children of her own, and therefore understands the difficulties of having a career whilst raising a family. Julie loves to walk her dog and she enjoys sports, especially watching her football team, Southampton.

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