...has been based in Belgrade since September 2011. He is responsible for strategy and implementation of cultural relations projects and partnerships in Serbia. From 2012 he will be Director Western Balkans, covering Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Albania. In over 33 years in the British Council he has been involved in a wide range of educational, cultural and creative projects. He has over 40 years experience as a teacher, teacher trainer, curriculum developer, author, project manager, centre director, cultural relations manager, country director, mentor and leader. He is passionate about learning more of diﬀerent cultures, helping people connect, building and empowering teams - and enjoying life and work. He particularly enjoys cultural relations, strategy development, communication, mentoring and facilitation. He joined the British Council in 1978 and has averaged 4 years each in Morocco, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Morocco, London, Sri Lanka and Poland. Before all that he was a volunteer in Aswan, Egypt and a lecturer in the University of Tabriz, Iran. He has a law degree from Cambridge, a postgraduate diploma from Manchester and an MA from the Institute of Education in London. His wife Yolanda is with him in Belgrade. Their three daughters are all married and currently living in England and Cambodia. He is a committed Christian and loves travel, sport and food.
...has been involved in English language teaching (ELT) since 1989. Her ﬁrst teaching post was in Kuwait, and since then she has worked in the UK, Bahrain, Sharjah, Dubai and Switzerland. In the ﬁeld of ELT Jo has held positions as part time teacher, senior teacher, Centre Manager, Academic Manager, and teacher trainer and course director on the Cambridge Certiﬁcate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) and Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA) orientation course. She has also served as an International House Visitor and for some years an EAQUALS inspector and adviser, including as a member of the EAQUALS Accreditation Panel. In addition, Jo has been an active member of various EAQUALS special interest groups, and is also involved in training new EAQUALS inspectors.
Forms of Organization and Association of Private Language Schools and Managing Change Oblici organizovanja i udruživanja privatnih škola stranih jezika i upravljanje promenama