Simon Galloway

Simon Galloway, Senior Trainer: Distance Learning

Simon started teaching English in Fukuyama, Japan, in 2004. He moved to China in 2006, working for EF in Yuyao, Wuhan and Shanghai as a teacher, senior teacher, DOS (in 3 different schools) and Regional Production Manager. During his teaching career Simon has taught all ages from 3 to 65, been a judge on Hubei Province’s Star of Outlook speech contest and once taught a class of over 1000 students.

Simon has worked for TRT training team since 2016. As TRT's online trainer, he has trained more than 1000 EF teachers on tutor-led distance learning courses and is always looking for ways to help explain concepts more clearly and encourage more communication between trainees. He blogs about distance training at https://onlinetefltrainer.com/

Outside of work Simon does a lot of reading and likes to travel (mostly around UK these days), study Mandarin, eat good food and play with his two sons.

Special Interests: child development, theories of learning and memory, technology in the classroom, collecting and using feedback

Qualifications:

  • BA English Literature (University of Durham, UK)

  • CertTESOL (Trinity Certificate in TESOL)

  • DipTESOL (Trinity Diploma in TESOL)

  • IDLTM (International Diploma in Language Teaching Management)

  • MA Professional Development in Language Teaching (NILE & University of Chichester)