Sandy Millin, what’s your WHY?

Age: 33 Origins: England Current roles: Director of Studies, IH Bydgoszcz; CELTA trainer. Previous teaching experience: 10 years, mostly in various IH schools, including in the Czech Republic, the UK, other countries in Europe, South America, Asia and North America. WHY? To enable others to communicate. To help to spread professionalism through English language teaching. HOW? [...]


Bronte Rose Ainsley, what’s your WHY?

Age: 23 Hometown: Billingham, North-East England Current roles: English Teacher at IH Palermo London School Previous Teaching Experience: English Teacher at IH Riga Satva WHY? Is it bad that my WHY is a little selfish? Of course I share many of the same goals as the other teachers in this series: to enable communication, the [...]

Alister McCarty, what’s your WHY?

Age: 33 Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Current roles: Teacher, IH Riga, Latvia. Founder, Al's Action English. Previous teaching experience:  Maths teachers, UK, 2008-11; Head of Maths, UK, 2012-16 WHY? 1. Despite achieving top marks in French and German at 16, I was largely unable to communicate with a real person, having been TAUGHT predominantly in [...]