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About Us

Value Learning Intercultural Specialists is a consulting business committed to advancing global competence and fostering intercultural understanding.


Value Learning provides consultation, facilitation, program design and development to education, non-profit, and government organisations.

Our Directors


Co-founders Fran Baxter and Marcela Lapertosa are intercultural learning practitioners who have built their expertise and reputation by delivering valued learning experiences and high quality projects to address the needs of some of the world's leading intercultural learning and education organisations. Together they manage a series of government, industry and educational projects. 

Our Value



  • We help individuals, schools and organisations build their global competence and develop their intercultural understanding

  • We provide individuals with the skills and confidence needed to bridge cultural differences

  • We help institutions build more inclusive environments where individuals feel valued, supported and engaged

  • We support education professionals to maximise the learning outcomes of their international programs.

Our Acknowledgement


Value Learning acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past and present. Value Learning is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.