ESL Teacher, EdTech Teacher-Trainer, Video Designer

  • I am a highly creative, innovative, knowledgeable and dynamic teacher.  

  • I am motivated by the changes in technology and use of computers and mobile devices in education.  

  • I am determined to design products, services and sites aimed at enhancing student motivation, in order to enable them to become self-directed, autonomous learners.

Profile Summary:

English Language Teacher, New College Manchester
Teaching International adult students
  • IELTS preparation courses
  • Business English
  • General English

EdTech Teacher Trainer/ M- & E-Consultant
Advising language institutes, teacher associations, educational organizations and educational Start-ups worldwide, providing:
  • workshops
  • presentations
  • webinars
  • product advice


Leadership & Management

Academic director of two non-profit organizations
    • EIL, Ecuador
    • Summerbridge, Hong Kong

Author
  • Working with Films (co-author)
  • Didactica, book 1 Audio book
  • SimplyConversations
  • Numerous articles and blog posts for other companies and ELT magazines

Community Action
  • Volunteer online-teaching with 100+ students
  • Founder, Writers-in-Stuttgart
  • Volunteer teaching, disadvantaged children
  • A-B-L-E, Environmental charity work

 




Born in Grenada in the Caribbean, I have lived, studied and worked all over the world and speak close-to-fluent Spanish with a good level of German.  I am a British citizen and able to work anywhere within the E.U and of course, globally, online.














Educational Video Director/Designer
  • creator of the English-in-a-minute video series for New College Manchester.
    • British-in-a-minute
    • Grammar-in-a-minute
    • IELTS-in-a-minute

Social Media Specialist
Highly active in Social Media  and writer of guides for English language teachers


Educational Blogger

Winner of numerous awards and ranked #2 Global Language Teaching blogs by Lexiophiles, Bab.la.  Nominated for Best Teacher and Best Individual Blogs by EduBlogs.  TEFL.net and ELTworld award monthly winner.

Blogs by/with my students



E-community Leader
Maintenance of three Ning-based online platforms of groups.  

One for my own private students and