Rose is a freelance teacher, trainer and CELTA main course tutor, based in Liverpool, UK. She has an academic background in theology, philosophy and Islamic studies, and over 15 years teaching and training experience in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (including a year in post-revolutionary Libya). She runs CELTAs for centres in the UK, Italy and Bahrain and is a NILE consultant trainer, with a focus on developing English teachers’ critical literacy, critical pedagogy and teacher empowerment. She is a frequent international conference speaker, and the current Joint Coordinator of the IATEFL Global Issues SIG (GISIG), for which she edits a brand-new e-zine, FUTURITY, and produces and hosts The Global Issues Podcast. Her weekends are spent bike-packing and wild camping in the UK’s wonderful national parks.
Alexandra Warden is a freelance teacher, trainer, CELTA and Delta tutor. She completed her CELTA at International House Barcelona over 18 years ago and has since worked for IH and British Council in Poland, Japan and Colombia and is now based in Milan, Italy. Alex completed her MA in Professional Development for Language Education 5 years ago and her dissertation focussed on using a Flipped Classroom approach for language learning. Her other areas of professional interest include using technology in the classroom, vocabulary learning and professional development. In her free time, Alex enjoys climbing, hiking, travelling and eating amazing food!