About me



I am an editor, project manager, materials writer, ESOL Lecturer and Advanced Practitioner.. As well as working for a College in London I work freelance; some of the projects I have worked on have included the following:

  • co-ordinating teams of writers of online learning resources, managing deadlines and editing resources for publication
  • writing lesson plans and classroom materials for teachers
  • developing online language learning activities, to improve learners’ language knowledge,  productive and receptive skills
  • working with third-party suppliers to create original audio and visual content for online learning resources
  • overseeing a piloting process for new resources and co-ordinated resulting reviews and QA processes.
  • Designing a programme for a teaching a Premier League footballer.

I have over 10 years teaching experience and  have a degree, Masters degree, CELTA, DELTA, ESOL subject specialist qualification , Adult literacy subject specialist qualification and a CertEd. I have recently completed a course on Teaching English for Academic Puporses, at the LSE. I also hold a PRINCE2 Practitioner project management qualification.

Hear me speak about some of the projects I’ve worked on here:

 Interview with Phil Bird (IATEFL Online)

English Agenda webinar: Blending professional development to support inexperience teachers

Websites I’ve contributed to:

Social meda

Follow me here:

Twitter: @pysproblem81

Flickr: Pysproblem

LinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/phil-bird/15/0/5ba


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