Senior English Teacher at Nanchang no. 3 High School
- Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
Eduardo has been involved in English Language Teaching for over 15 years and has worked as a teacher, trainer, director of studies and consultant. He has taught English and trained teachers in three countries and his current base is Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China.
Eduardo has gained experience teaching English as a foreign language to young learners, teenagers and adults. During his career, he has worked at first-class language institutes teaching general English and preparing students for TOEFL, IELTs and Cambridge Main Suite Exams. Between 2012 and 2015, he worked as a Director of Studies managing and training twenty teachers over two branches of Cultura Inglesa school in Brazil. He has also gained solid experience as a corporate trainer, designing and delivering tailor-made courses for clients at Nestlè, Nokia Institute of Technology, GM, Kraft Foods, Deloitte and other major international companies.
Eduardo has attended and presented papers in major ELT conferences in South America, Europe and Asia since 2007. His main interests include Business English, teacher education, learner autonomy and reflective teaching.
English Teacher for young learners, teenagers and adults. Responsible for scheduling, lesson planning, assessing, marking and language assessment of learners.
Recruiting teachers and implementing a mentoring program for newly hired staff. Managing and training a team of 22 teachers over two branches. Preparing in-service academic workshops based on feedback from lesson observations. Planning and scheduling of the academic program, syllabus and school’s calendar of academic activities.
Designing, executing and implementing projects concerning the educational quality of our product. Liaise with Sales and Operations teams to ensure good student service. Observing teachers and providing feedback. Promote and engage teachers in regional and international ELT conferences and seminars.
President of Braz-Tesol Pernambuco chapter. As a volunteer, I helped promote ELT local events to English teachers from both the public and private sectors.
English tutoring at international companies in Recife, Brazil. Experience teaching Business English and designing tailor-made courses.
Co-tutor at the Basic Teacher Training Course (BTTC). General English teacher to Young Leaners, teenagers and Adults. Responsible for training teachers at In Service sessions giving workshops and talks.
Sales representative and Academic Consultant responsible for four states in the Northeast of Brazil. Training teachers how to use OUP material and delivering academic sessions to schools and language institutes.
General English teacher to Young Leaners and Adults.
General English teacher responsible for groups of Young Learners (10-11 years old) to Adults. Responsible for teaching Portuguese to foreign students in Brazil.
General English teacher responsible for adult learners.
Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (Cambridge DELTA module 2)
American school based in Recife, Brazil. Member of the Southern Associations of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Nov 9, 2015 - Problematizing the Teaching of Business English in Emerging Markets - 13th Asia TEFL Conference - Nanjing, China.
July 9, 2015 - Fundamentals in Mentoring and Coaching Teachers: A Case Study. - LABCI Conference - Montevideo, Uruguay.
April 18, 2015 - Promoting Sense of Progress through Real-time Decision Making - ACINNE Conference - Fortaleza, Brazil.
May 2, 2014 - Fundamentals in Mentoring and Coaching Teachers - BRAZ-TESOL International Conference- João Pessoa, Brazil.
Oct 12, 2013 -Academic Support towards Sucess in Sales (in Portuguese) - ACINNE Conference - Recife, Brazil.
May 4, 2013 - Using Images to Teach Skills - Braz-Tesol PE Seminar - Recife, Brazil.
April 9, 2013 - BRICS: Boosting Results in In-Company Scenarios - IATEFL Conference - Liverpool, UK
Nov 18, 2012 – Are We Facing a Creative Crisis? Fostering Creative Thinking through Classroom Activities - TESOL France Colloquium – Paris, France.
July 17, 2012 - Promoting Creative Thinking Through Classroom Activities - Braz Tesol National Convention - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
July 13, 2012 - Promoting Creative Thinking Through Classroom Activities - ABCI Conference - São Paulo, Brazil
May 26, 2012 – Promoting Individual Attention within Large Groups – Braz-Tesol RN Event – Natal, Brazil.
February 15, 2012 - Assessment 2.0 - Alternative Assessment for Busy Teachers - Pro-T Conference - Buenos Aires, Argentina
July 16, 2011 - Diary of a Wimpy Classroom: Engaging Students with different Learning Styles - LABCI Conference - Asunción, Paraguay
July 14, 2011 - Assessing Students Through Online Tools - LABCI Conference - Asunción, Paraguay
July 15, 2010 - The Power of Visual Imagery in ELT - ABCI Conference - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
July 13, 2007 - Dealing with Slang and Taboo Language in Songs - LABCI Conference - São Paulo, Brazil.