Philip Edwards

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Age 59 Gender Male
Philip Edwards
Nationality Canada Start Date Dec19, 2018
Current Location Canada - Ottawa Teaching Preference All Ages
Job Type Full Time
Certifications TESOL Related Cerificate , Bachelors or above
Education BA. Lakehead University, Social Sciences Diploma, Algonquin College, Electromechanical Engineering Technician 2 years. University of Windsor, Philosophy and Linguistics
Teaching Field ESL , Lanugage Arts
Experience Work Experience: Laureate Vocational College, Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia ESL instructor for vocational students, Jan. 2014 - Jan. 2015 As an instructor for PYP Foundation program, I prepared students for Cambridge PET. My students were often regarded as among the most competent and among the highest performing. Freelance Teaching in Ottawa, Canada ESL instructor at several locations across Ottawa, Oct. 2012 - Dec. 2013 Interlangue (City of Ottawa, International Students), Equinox, La Cite Collegiale (Police Cadets, Paramedics), Ottawa Islamic School and French Catholic School Board (International Students) Jizan Economic City Polytechnic, Jizan, Gazan, Saudi Arabia ESL Instructor, Resources and Curriculum Development Coordinator, May 2011 – May 2012 ESL instructor for several levels of a PYP curriculum for a Canadian technical program in development. Management of resources and development of materials were also part of the functions. Geochang International School, Debrechen University, Korean Campus Medical English, Conversation and Writing Instructor January 2010 – December 210 Preparing pre-medical students for medical studies in English in Hungary. Medical/scientific vocabulary and communication skills development are the primary focus. Uiduk University English Department Professor of English Conversation/Development English March 2002 – March 2009 coordination of teacher training; produced and tested new learning material with focus on phonetic patterns, response habits, oral reading methods. Uiduk University Language Center, 2003 – 2008, Head Teacher of the Korean English Teacher's Professional Development Program teaching plans, performance assessments and program liaison POSCO (Pohang Iron and Steel Company) Instructor of English Language Professional Development 2002 Redwire Magazine Media Trainer, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 1998 – March 1999 Confederation College September 1990 – June 1992 Instructor: Canadian Literature, Contemporary Native Issues, Native Canadian Art, Cultural Anthropology Lakehead University Distance Education Research: The Possibilities are Endless, Connie Nelson, Graduate Studies, 1992, Three-month project to interview stakeholders in Northern Ontario on the implementation of distance education resources. Lakehead Board of Education, June 1991, Native Student Retention, Achievement and Performance, Three-month research project to interview students, schools, parents and institutions and make recommendations on strategies to improve education for Native students. Ontario Native Women’s Association, 1989, Native Family Violence Research Project, Breaking Free, Six-month project to collect information and report on Native family violence from service agencies and community groups. Other Work Experience: Private Academy Teaching: English Instructor for English 2020 Mokpo, South Korea July 2000 – Nov. 2000 English Instructor for Super ETS Busan, South Korea Dec. 2000 – Feb. 2002 English Camps: English Instructor for Handong Pharos English Camp Winter and Summer 2005 English Instructor Uiduk Junior English Camp Winter 2006 English Instructor Uiduk Special English Camp Winter 2006 English Instructor Songdo Middle School Camp Fall 2006 – 2007 English Instructor ALV Taiwan Summer 2004 Special Skills: Conversant in Korean, German, French, Basic skills in Ojibwe; Inventor of Engeul: a phonetic system using modified Hangeul; Musician, singer, photographer with practical experience in digital capture and processing of audio, images and video; Graphic designer and artist; Professional researcher and writer; ESL material curriculum developer Volunteer Experience: Contributor to Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal newspaper on Native Issues 1992 - 1994 Community Television Host on Native Issues 1994 – 1995 Thunder Bay Police Service Governor 1992 - 1994
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