Niall is the founder of TTI, he has held DOS and Academic Director positions in ACELS and British Council accredited schools since 2007 and has been a RELSA/ACELS teacher trainer since 2002. Niall graduated with a BA in English and Philosophy, a research Masters in Philosophy from UCD and holds a RELSA TEFL Cert and ACELS Diplomas in Academic Management and Teacher Training. Niall is particularly interested in ELT methodology, Academic Management, Task-based Assessment, Syllabus Design and Teacher Development in ELT.
Ian has a Masters in Anglo-Irish Literature and has worked in TEFL since 1996. He has lived in both Spain and Italy where he worked for the Italian Parliament in Rome. He is Director of Studies at Dublin Cultural Institute. He is a teacher trainer, a certified TIE examiner and author of ‘The Irish Culture Book 1’ a copiable ELT resource book: www.irishculturebook.com.
Daniel graduated from the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University (MA, diploma with distinction), Department of English Language, University of Lodz (MA), and Faculty of Philology, Pomeranian Academy in Slupsk (BEd). Daniel is a knowledge-hungry perfectionist with extensive experience in teaching English as a second or foreign language, as well as in academic management, and a keen interest in teaching methodologies. He is also a writer and editor of educational materials and e-learning projects.
Edyta graduated from the University of Gdansk with an MA in teaching English as a foreign language. She also holds a BA in Psycholinguistics. She has been working in the EFL industry since 2001 as a TEFL teacher, Director of Studies and TEFL recruiter. Additionally, she is a qualified secondary school teacher registered with the teaching council. Her particular interest is in Second Language Acquisition where she is undertaking preliminary research for a PhD in Gesture and Speech.
David has worked in the field of English Language Education for over fourteen years. He has an MSc in TESOL from Aston University, Birmingham and a BA Honors in Modern Languages and History from Trinity College Dublin. He lived in the Czech Republic where he first worked as an English teacher. Since returning to Ireland in 1996, he has worked in adult education as an ESOL tutor and Adult Literacy Organiser as well as an EFL teacher, teacher trainer. David is Director of Studies at Kenilworth Language Institute, Dublin.