Simon Galloway, Senior Trainer: Distance Learning

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Simon started teaching English in Fukuyama, Japan, in 2004. He moved to China in 2006, working for EF in Yuyao, Wuhan and Shanghai. He has been a teacher, senior teacher, DOS (in 3 different schools) and Production Manager, and has Cert.TESOL, Dip.TESOL, and IDLTM qualifications. During his teaching career he has taught all ages from 3 to 65, been a judge on Hubei Province’s Star of Outlook speech contest and once taught a class of over 1000 students. Simon adds to his learning about language development by studying Chinese (currently working towards HSK6) and watching his young son become increasingly bilingual. As TRT's Senior Certifications Trainer, Simon supported candidates in SH and across China with achieving CertTESOL and DipTESOL qualifications. Now back in the UK, Simon is continuing to support EF teacher development, as TRT's Distance Learning Trainer.

Special Interests: child development, theories of learning and memory, technology in the classroom, collecting and using feedback

Qualifications: Trinity Certificate in TESOL, Trinity Diploma in TESOL, International Diploma in Language Teaching Management