Chris Moore is founder and Managing Director of Specialist Language Courses (SLC).
SLC is the UK’s leading provider of Medical English training, publishing a portfolio of
online courses and study materials and providing specialist teacher-led training using
a network of virtual classrooms.
SLC works with NHS Trusts, private healthcare groups, international medical
universities, pharmaceutical companies and medical professionals. SLC has also
published online English language courses for Oil & Gas and Safety at Work.
Alec has over 25 years commercial experience, across a wide number of sectors
including manufacturing and law in both London and Edinburgh. Having developed a
proven track record as a senior manager, which included leading and managing
successful teams and developing coherent and sustainable strategic objectives, Alec
founded Pearson Communication, an ILM Approved Centre in 2012, after graduating
with a MBA from the University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Business School.
Alec teaches ILM leadership, management and professional skills programmes to
students at The University of Glasgow.
Dr Sandie Mourão (PhD) is a teacher educator, author and consultant specialising in
early years language education. She is an invited assistant professor in Nova
University Lisbon, where she works on the MA in ‘Teaching English in primary
She is co-editor of Early Years Second Language Education: International
Perspectives on Theory and Practice (Routledge, 2015) and the open access Children’s
Literature in English Language Education e-journal [http://clelejournal.org/], as well
as author of a number of pre-primary and primary language learning courses and
resource books. Her interests focus on early years language learning, picturebooks in
language education, intercultural learning, assessment practices and reflective
Sue Sheerin has worked as Academic Manager at the Bell School Cambridge and as
Director of the University of Sussex Language Institute and was involved in significant
curriculum development and course design projects for both organisations, including
designing and delivering an MA module on ‘Curriculum Development’ at Sussex.
In her present Eaquals roles as lead inspector and member of the Accreditation Panel,
Sue takes a special interest in Course Design in member institutions, firmly believing
that quality in this area is the basis for quality in Teaching and Learning and in
Assessment, and that CD is, therefore, at the heart of the learning experience.