John O’Shea

Experienced English language  and communication teacher.
Experienced English language and communication teacher.


I am experienced and qualified to teach Business English, Examination English (IELTS, TOEFL TOEIC and The Cambridge suite), English for Academic and Special Purposes (including medical/financial purposes) as well as all levels of general English. I received in-service training for exam teaching and marking at the British Council Poland. Also I undertook a short course with International House in Business English. My research interests lie in educational neuroscience and I have recently studied a neuroscience course online (Duke Uni. USA/ Coursera) and Clinical Neurology (UCLA) as well as a course on Genomics ( St. Thomas').

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MA (Educ) PgDip Soc Admin, PgDip Soc Work, Cert TESOL, Lic Phil. @ various
Oct 2017 — Dec 2017
Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK. From Sep 2015 to May 2016 Exams: 3 modules in Dementia Studies Results: Merit (assessment only)
Warwick University, UK From Aug 1978 to May 1980 Exams: MA in Adult Education (P/T) Results: Distinction
Birmingham University, UK From Sep 1971 to May 1972 Exams: Pg. Dip. in Social Work
York University, UK From Sep 1969 to Aug 1970 Exams: Pg Dip in Social Administration
Campion Hall, Oxford, UK From Aug 1964 to May 1969 Exams: B.Phil, Lic Phil ( Ext Gregorian Pontifical Univ. Rome)


Young Learners Summer School Teacher @ CES Worthing UK
Jul 2017 — Aug 2017
Institut Superieur des Sciences Humaines, University of Jendouba
From Sep 2013 to Jul 2015 Country: Tunisia Employer Activity: MA course in Business Studies. Position/s held: Visiting Lecturer in Communication Theory and Business English.
Al Amana Academy, Tripoli From Jan 2009 to Jun 2013 Country: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Employer Activity: Language provision for Government employees and families. Position/s held: Senior Teacher
Petrobràs & Policia Civil From Jul 2006 to Oct 2008 Country: Brazil Employer Activity: State Oil Co.and Police Position/s held: Freelance Teacher
Centro Superior de Idiomas Modernos; Complutense Uni. Madrid.
From Jul 2005 to Jun 2006 Country: Spain Employer Activity: University Department of Languages Position/s held: English Language Tutor.
The British Council, Madrid (P/T), International House (Bus.Eng P/T)
From Aug 2003 to Jun 2005 Country: Spain Employer Activity: Business and General English Language Position/s held: Teacher
The British Council (P/T), IH (P/T) Warsaw From Aug 2000 to Jun 2003 Country: Poland Employer Activity: General English Language Position/s held: Teacher
Various Universities From Jun 1986 to Apr 1996 Country: United Kingdom Employer Activity: Higher Education Position/s held: Research Fellow to Reader.
Warwick University/Coventry University From Sep 1974 to Aug 1986 Country: United Kingdom Employer Activity: Higher Education Position/s held: Senior Lecturer in Social Policy

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