Course Trainers

Our trainers are all accredited by the University of Cambridge English Language Assessment. They are all very experienced English teachers and IH tutors have typically worked in a variety of settings and locations. All our trainers are committed to teacher development and have an active, ongoing interest in this field.

Graeme Dunlop

Graeme is from the UK and has worked in the UK, Russia, Spain, Poland and Vietnam.  He has taught General English, 1:1, business English, Cambridge Main Suite and IELTS exam preparation courses as well as a wide variety of Young Learner courses.  He has worked as a senior teacher, academic manager and examiner.  As well as CELTA training, Graeme also works as a trainer for the International House Certificate in Teaching Young Learners and Teenagers (IHCYLT). 

Phil Keegan
Phil has been working in the field of ESL education for over 30 years as a teacher, teacher trainer, educational manager and materials writer.  He has worked on CELTA courses in the UK, France, Germany, Slovenia, South Korea, The Philippines, Morocco and Vietnam.  As well as this, Phil has been an Online DELTA tutor and is also a published author and experienced conference speaker in the subject of ELT.  
Michael Newby

Hailing from the UK, Michael has been working in ESL since 2006.  He has worked in numerous countries as a teacher, teacher-trainer and manager.  Michael has trained on CELTA courses around the world, including Turkey, Dubai, Italy, Malaysia, the USA, South Africa, Botswana, Canada and Germany.  Michael is also a Cambridge CELTA Assessor.
Joelle Finck

Joelle was born and raised in the UK, where she qualified as an EFL teacher and worked for 8 years as a teacher, teacher trainer and academic manager. Since taking her Cambridge DELTA qualification, she has worked in various academic roles in the UK, Canada, Malaysia and Vietnam. Throughout her career she has taught adults and young learners and has specialised in preparing students for English examinations, such as IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge Main Suite.
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