Elinor Ridler

Elinor Ridler English teacher, Cambridge Assessment English Speaking Test Team Leader, Writing Examiner and Workshop Presenter Elinor Ridler has been living and working in different parts of Spain for nearly 30 years. Having worked for many years in private language schools as teacher and Director of Studies, she is now freelance. As well as teaching…

Jessica Mackay

Jessica Mackay Teacher, Researcher Jessica Mackay (DipTEFLA, MA, PhD Applied Linguistics) is an EFL teacher and head of CPD at the EIM (Escola d’Idiomes Moderns) at the Universitat de Barcelona. She is the TESOL-SPAIN Area Coordinator for Catalunya and a member of the IATEFL Research SIG committee. She is the organiser of the ELT Research in Action (ELTRIA) conference and co-editor…

Anne Robinson

Anne Robinson Cambridge Assessment English presenter, Writer, Teacher Trainer Anne has taught adults and children for over 20 years in France and Spain. She worked as a teacher and Director of Studies in International House Madrid before moving to the north of Spain as Director of International House Santander. At present, she is a Seminar Presenter for Cambridge Assessment English in Spain, giving…

Borja Uruñuela

Borja UruñuelaHead of Education, St. James Language Centre Borja is the Managing Director at St. James Language Center (Seville). St. James has 4 centers, 2 franchises and it also operates in 6 schools with a total amount of 50 members of staff. In the last few years Borja has finished an MBA and has been exploring Emotional Intelligence…

Michael Brand

Michael Brand Teacher Trainer Michael Brand is a Teacher Trainer for Pearson. A passionate linguist, he studied French and German at Durham University, followed by a PGCE in Modern Languages. Having taught in England and Spain, he has experience in the public, private and state-assisted sectors and has taught young learners, teens and adults. He…