Trainers

Sean O’Leary

Position : CMUTEFL Trainer

Nationality : British

Email : sean@cmutefl.com

Sean has been teaching at the Language Institute Chiang Mai University (LICMU) since 2009. Before working with LICMU, Sean worked at Bilkent University in Turkey as a EFL Instructor in the English Department. Sean holds a TEFL Diploma from Brighton University, UK (1989) as well as Diploma in Teacher Training from the British Council (2000). During semester breaks, Sean returns back to the UK to teach EAP at the University of Glasgow. Sean has extensive knowledge of SEA and has also worked in Vietnam as an Academic Manager.

Richard Channell

Position : CMUTEFL Trainer

Nationality : British

Email : richard@cmutefl.com

Richard holds extensive postgraduate qualifications including Master of Arts in TESOL (2011), Dip TESOL (2010) and Cert TESOL (2009) from Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining the Language Institute Chiang Mai University, Richard worked as a teacher trainer for the Chichester College TESOL program in Bangkok as well as teaching English at Chulalongkorn University. Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Chiang Mai University TEFL program.

Paul Hesling

Position : CMUTEFL Practicum Trainer

Nationality : British

Email : paul@cmutefl.com

Paul graduated from the CMUTEFL Certificate Program in 2009 and has been a teaching at LICMU ever since. Paul previously served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces studying and teaching communication skills in English. At present, Paul is training Thai teachers how to teacher English to their students in Thai schools, and has run various teacher training workshops for local schools in Chiang Mai. Paul’s extensive teaching career within the armed forces is now being put to use by the Royal Thai Airforce where he is teaching senior military officers.

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