All CELTA course are run by experiences and talented teacher trainers. Our CELTA trainers are highly qualified tutors who have experience in different teaching contexts:
Richard Davies was born in London and did his BA in English Language and History at Oxford University. He has the CELTA and Delta qualifications and worked as a language teacher in Spain, Turkey, Brazil and Saudi Arabia. He has a MA in Applied Linguistics ( University of Kent, UK) and a MA in Stylistics & Modern English Language ( Royal Holloway University of London, UK).-He also has a considerable amount of teacher development experience working on BA ELT, MA ELT ,ICELT, Delta and CELTA courses in different parts of Mexico with the British Council, Anglo Mexican Foundation and International House. He is also a worldwide official Delta assessor and is a moderator for ICELT in Mexico.
Orlando Delgado Mata
Teacher Training; Development Coordinator
Orlando has taught EFL at all levels. Deeply committed to teacher development and training, he has taken a significant number of courses such as the Cambridge ICELT (In-service Certificate in English Language Teaching), the FCTBE (Further Certificate for Teachers of Business English), the IH CAM (International House Certificate in Advanced Methodology), and Delta. Since completing the IHCOLT certificate, he has been interested in e-learning and so he is also in charge of running the online tutoring department at IH Mexico and is an e-tutor on language courses on NetLanguages.com, where he teaches General English and IELTS Preparation. He ran IELTS preparation courses at International House Mexico from 2007 to 2009, being the main tutor on them and course developer. Apart from being a Cambridge ESOL Oral Examiner and TKT Practical Assessor, he is also a Cambridge ESOL TKT, CELTA & ICELT Trainer. He works as both a Delta Local Tutor for IH London & the British Council and an Orientation Course Tutor on the Distance Delta programme. He also is an authorised CELTA & Delta Assessor, in charge of assessing CELTA courses and Delta Module Two Candidates in North, Central and South America. He also works as a freelance trainer for IH World Organisation at the Online Teacher Training Institute (OTTI), and he is currently finishing an MA TESOL (Teacher Education) with the University of Manchester. His main areas of interest are Teacher Education & Development, Online Training, and Psychology of Language Learning.
Ricardo Fajardo has been a teacher of English for about 16 years now and a teacher trainer for about 8 years, first in the Polytechnic system in Mexico City and now in International House Mexico City, where he is a Cambridge TKT and CELTA trainer. He teaches Business English at companies, and works with teachers in courses of Language Awareness, Skills, Methodology, and Phonology, among others. Besides, he is an IELTS examiner, as well as a Cambridge KET, PET, FCE and CAE oral examiner.
Liz has been an ELT teacher and coordinator for over 10 years. She began her teaching career in Japan in 1997. Herteaching has taken her to Poland, Russia, Syria and Brussels where she was an Academic Coordinator. During that time, she has gained the Trinity TESOL and was awarded the Cambridge Delta in 2007. She then moved to Mexico City and worked as a Senior Teacher at the British Council. She is now a CELTA and ICELT tutor, working for IH Mexico, as well as a Delta Local Tutor for The Distance Delta Programme.
Her approach to teaching language is thatit’s a living concept and we should always combine it with intercultural skills. She is also passionate about mainstreaming diversity themes in teaching materials.
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