Writing projects and other things

General authoring / editing

Pearson International: Lead Author on Edexcel-endorsed student book for IGCSE ESL (New syllabus for first exam June 2025). In progress!

Ellii: Author of Academic Vocabulary (EAL) and Discussion Starters resources since January 2022.

Hatriqa: Author of Football English workbooks for Elementary level.

Prosperity Education: Co-author of IELTS Reading Practice student book, B2+

ESL Library: Author of a new Functional Business English series (B1/B2)

Richmond ELT (Mexico): Flipped classroom and mindfulness resources for Amaze Teacher’s Guide (Primary)

Multilingua: Content for a language learning app – learn English through football (B2).

Onestopenglish, Macmillan ELT: Author of Live from London Business English series. Everyday Life series, and contributions to Online Education series. See examples here.

Eduland Writing Project: Short stories with comprehension activities for YLs, China market.

Macmillan ELT (China): Author of online lessons supplementing two CLIL-based primary coursebooks in the Light Up Science series.

Pearson ELT (USA): Co-author of the global coursebook Startup Level 8 (C1+)

Cambridge University Press: Adapting a YL coursebook (B1) into virtual lessons for mass online market in China. Included scripts for animations.

Macmillan ELT: Digital resources for Language Hub, a global adult blended learning coursebook (A2-B2).

Pearson ELT: Copy edit of a YL coursebook, adapted for the Turkish ELT market.

Peachey Publications: Co-author of 30 Role Plays for TEFL.

BBC Learning English: Pilot video scripts for a new General English series (not sure whether that saw the light of day in the end to be honest!).

British Council (contracts):

  • Writer of Video Zone lessons for LearnEnglish Kids/Teens/Adults.
  • Consultant for content review, Academic and Exam Skills supplementary booklets for Secondary Plus (B2.2, C1).
  • Author of Academic and Exam Skills supplementary booklets for Secondary Plus (B2.2, C1).
  • World Cup themed lessons for global myClass product.
  • Author of myClass, a global, task-led syllabus for adult learners taught in around 15 countries. I helped increase our offer at Elementary level (+30 lessons) and added Culture and Academic Skills lessons (+50 lessons) across levels A2-B2. 

In-house writing work at the British Council included…

  • myClub Pronunciation – a series of supplementary pronunciation-focused lessons for all levels. myClub was an optional add-on for myClass students.
  • Primary Club – supplementary resources for young learners attending Primary Plus courses at the BC.
  • myClass – enhancements to existing myClass lessons based on feedback from teachers around the region.


I have contributed to various industry magazines. You can find example articles here. I have also written for Nexus Education, EAL Journal, Cambridge World of Better Learning blog, and others.


I have worked on various projects for schools, companies, publishers, and ministries of education. These have included:

  • devising EAL policy for schools
  • syllabus mapping
  • syllabus and content reviews
  • devising national curriculum guidance

Recent projects with TransformELT

  • Collaboration with Cambridge English and Assessment and the National Foreign Language Project Vietnam to produce guidance for Primary/Secondary teachers on embedding formative assessment strategies in their context.
  • Mentor on a training programme (British Council) for Community of Practice leaders at institutions in the MENA region.


I have been interviewed by various bloggers about teaching and materials writing. Examples include…

Interview with Monica Ruda-Peachey

Interview for The International Schools Podcast about the PGCEi.

Interview with Michael Griffin on his great blog.

I recently appeared on ELTea Time chat with Macmillan Asia. Here’s the recording:

Webinars / Talks

I very occasionally do webinars and talk. Here is a recording of one on formative assessment:


Member of IATEFL MaWSiG
Member of ELT Publishing Professionals

Associate Consultant with TransformELT
Associate Consultant at ELT Consultants

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