Train-to-TEFL is owned and managed by Suzannah Redmond. Suzannah has been teaching English since 2001 and has worked in a variety of settings including universities, schools, voluntary organisations, and colleges. Her work has taken her from Santiago in Chile to Salford via Paris! She is an experienced examiner for the high-stakes Cambridge IELTS exam and has written exam papers for Trinity ESOL. She currently runs community ESOL programs in Greater Manchester and leads the Trinity CertTESOL at Train-to-TEFL. Suzannah is a qualified Cambridge CELTA teacher trainer.
Chris Kew has been teaching English since 1993 in both the UK and abroad. Whilst working in France in the late 90’s, Chris obtained an MPhil (DEA) in Second Language Acquisition at the Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris and, on his return to the UK, he completed a Master’s degree in Education at the University of Manchester. He has since worked as a teacher of English for Academic purposes (EAP) at the University of Manchester and as programme manager of Pre-sessional English at the University of Salford. Chris is currently freelance examiner and academic consultant.
Train-to-TEFL is a team of in-service, English Language teachers and trainers with experience and expertise in delivering Trinity CertTESOL and CELTA initial teacher training programmes.
Our team has extensive experience working in a variety of institutions including British council accredited universities, further education colleges, charitable organisations and schools both in the UK and abroad. Train-to-TEFL trainees benefit from a collective teaching experience of over 50 years.