Our teaching team
Sue is a registered teacher who has been actively involved in education for over 20 years. She has extensive teaching experience in business administration & management, Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN), English as a Foreign/Second Language (EFL/ESL) teaching, and teacher training (TAE & TESOL).
Having lived and taught in Indonesia, Korea, China and United Kingdom as both teacher and Director of Studies, Sue has highly developed skills in teaching students of different nationalities of all ages and levels as well as a good understanding of cultural issues affecting teachers of international students.
Sue has taught English at private language schools and TAFE colleges in Brisbane, summer schools in Australia, China, and UK (Cambridge and London), and trained teachers in Australia, Korea and China.
Sue's qualifications include:
Originally a high school teacher of English and Ancient History, Eileen has been involved with teaching and training for over 25 years. Her career also includes running the Helen O'Grady Children's Drama Academy in Brisbane North and training job seekers in job search skills and business administration. She also worked as a volunteer for TAFE on the Migrant Education Program and taught English at summer schools for Japanese, as well as providing home-stay for international students.
Eileen's love of English, teaching, travel and getting to know international students led her into a career teaching English as a second language. After completing a Certificate IV in TESOL she undertook post-graduate studies at Griffith University gaining an Academic Excellence Award.
Eileen is now passing on her knowledge by teaching English to International students and training learners in IELTS preparation, as well as training new teachers to Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
Eileen's qualifications include: