“Observe peers – give yourself time to build up an understanding of effective teaching and learning through observation of peers, reflection on practice and trying out new things, activities, approaches…”
Could you tell us something about your early career in the language teaching sector?
I started my teaching career in the 80s as a primary school teacher. My first job was at an American international school in Istanbul and, a year into this, I did a CTEFLA and also taught English in the holidays. Istanbul was a great city to start – full of young people wanting to learn English, including those either wanting to enrol at an English medium instruction university, or already at an EMI university and wanting to improve
their English further.
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