Dana Taylor

Dana has taught English language learners at IPU New Zealand since August 2003. She holds a Master of TESOL Leadership with Distinction from Massey University as well as a Licentiate of Trinity College London Diploma in TESOL with Distinction. She is currently working towards a PhD in Humanities (Applied Linguistics). Dana manages business and tourism programmes, teaches vocational English, and trains teachers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Master of TESOL Leadership with Distinction, Trinity LTCL Diploma (TESOL) with Distinction, Diploma in Copywriting with Distinction, Postgraduate Diploma of International Studies (Environment) with Distinction, Cambridge CELTA, Bachelor of Business Studies (Communication Management)

PAPERS TAUGHT

Work experience and internship papers, Trinity CertTESOL seminars

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Identity transformation in international work experience students

COUNTRIES LIVED IN

Australia, New Zealand.

PREVIOUS ROLES

ESOL teacher in Wellington, New Zealand. Life insurance underwriter. Financial services consultant. Banking consultant and administrator.

COMMUNITY WORK / INTERESTS

Facilitating communication skills workshops for community groups

MY PASSIONS

Making coffee and chocolate for friends and family

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"When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time"
- Creighton Abrams