Workshops and speaking

As a qualified and experienced teacher, I obviously am accustomed to speaking in public and preparing materials to achieve particular ends. My speaking experience is, however, more varied than might be expected and includes delivery to: writing interest groups adult education classes teaching trainees in-service teachers (whole-staff and subject-specialist) Topics I can deliver on include:… More Workshops and speaking

International projects

There are two main markets covered here: the Cambridge examinations board, and the Caribbbean. I’ve been fortunate enough to teach IGCSE and to write – and gain endorsement – for CAIE qualifications, which has been fascinating, especially the opportunity to compare A level content. I’ve also been invited to write for the Jamaican and broader… More International projects

KS3 books

These anthologies, for the now-part-of-OUP-Nelson-Thornes, were a really interesting task. We were quite a big team, assembling texts/extracts for either communication/information or creativity/imagination (or for a few of us, both). The huge wire-bound teacher guides offered lesson plans with links to the then assessment strategies/strands – they were really detailed, with a range of different… More KS3 books

A Level Textbooks

This is where it started – with A Level writing. The book on the left is the first textbook I was involved with, and the one on the right is the latest A Level book I’ve contributed to. As you can see, both of these are specifically written to the AQA English Language specification –… More A Level Textbooks