Founder and Director; Business Advisory Team, England, UK
Wendy is an international ELT (English Language Teaching) consultant based in Surrey, UK. Her specialism is Young Learners (ages 6 to 17), as well as early literacy, especially for learners of English from non-Roman alphabet languages. She has 30 years of experience in ELT, teacher/trainer training for primary, secondary and vocational contexts and is an author for both published and online materials.
Her consulting work has included primary and secondary curriculum reform, training, as well as project managing the writing and editing of language and methodology courses in East Asia, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Sahara Africa, South America, South Asia and Wider Europe.
She has worked with Ministries of Education, publishers, private training institutes and education providers.
Wendy is a former member of IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) YLT Sig (Young Learners & Teenagers Special Interest Group) committee joint co-ordinator, discussion moderator and events co-ordinator, and current Royal Society of Authors and MATSDA (Materials Development Association) member. She has published with Macmillan Education, Oxford University Press and Harper Collins.
Her special interest is encouraging ‘joined up thinking’ in education. Wendy is a co-founder of ELT-Consultants ©.
Wendy was born in Lima, Peru and lived in both Quito and Guayaquil, Ecuador for her primary education. She has lived in Cairo, Egypt, Hong Kong SAR and Las Vegas, USA and is now based in Surrey, UK. She feels very much a global citizen!