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Richard Smith is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, where he has taught postgraduate students in the field of ELT for the last 14 years. His research interests and publications are mainly in the fields of history of language teaching, learner and teacher autonomy, teacher development and teacher-research, and teaching English in difficult circumstances. Richard is currently engaged in INSETT or teacher-research initiatives with teachers in Cameroon, Chile and South Asia. He is the co-ordinator of the IATEFL Research Special Interest Group and co-convener of the AILA Research Network on Learner Autonomy. Tom Connelly is the EFL Manager for the British Council in Chile. He has lived and worked as a teacher and teacher trainer in Spain, Mexico, the UK and Chile, where he has lived for the past 12 years. His main passion is managing EFL INSETT projects with the Chilean Ministry of Education. Tom holds an MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT from Surrey University. He has also taught Applied Linguistics at the British University, Universidad Alberto Hurtado and been a local tutor for the Institute of Education´s MA TESOL programme. Tom has been President of IATEFL Chile since 2011. Paula Rebolledo holds an MA in TESOL for Young Learners and a PhD in Education from the University of Leeds. She has eight years of teaching experience in INSETT programmes in Argentina, the UK and Chile, where she also gained eight years of experience working at school level with young learners. Paula currently teaches on the MA programmes at UAH and UMCE in Santiago, Chile. Her research interests include teaching young learners, teacher education, professional development and teacher-research. She is a member of the IATEFL Research SIG committee, responsible for the promotion of teacher-research.

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Innovations in the CPD of English language teachers  

The publication, edited by David Hayes offers global perspectives on the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of English language teach...

Innovations in the CPD of English language teachers  

The publication, edited by David Hayes offers global perspectives on the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of English language teach...

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