Hi, I'm John Douglas, I'm the managing director at La Hoya Language School.
John Douglas's Bio:
John Douglas is, first and foremost, a linguist, he loves language learning and language teaching. His main goal is to impart this to the teachers and students at Centro de Estudios La Hoya, especially the many young learners we have. He organises cultural activities which promote language exchange so that business people and university students can join in a social context to practise their languages. If you're interested in finding out more about John, or reading his blog, please visit La Hoya Language School
John Douglas's Experience:
Responsable y profesor del modulo de ingles comercial del Master en Internacionalizacion at University of AlicanteJanuary 2012 - July 2012
Develop and deliver the Business English module of the Masters in Internationalisation
Director of Studies, Chester at Plus LtdJune 2009 - August 2009
Overseeing the teaching at Plus Ltd's Chester centre. 200 or so students at a time, 13 teachers, well over a hundred Trinity exams prepared, completed and passed.
Assistant Director of Studies, Cheltenham at Plus LtdJune 2008 - August 2008
Assistant DOS for a UK summer school, supervising between 10 and 15 teachers and over 200 students at a time.
Director General at Futura FormacionJuly 2011
Director General at Centro de Estudios La HoyaSeptember 2006
Formacion profesional, idiomas para todas edades, cursos del Servef. Fun and Learn Summer School for Kids. I have taught French, German, Spanish and English here, but these days am more involved with our business relations, marketing and expansion.
John Douglas's Education:
Liverpool John Moores University2005 – 2006PGCE
Leeds Metropolitan University2002 – 2003Postgraduate DiplomaConcentration: Business Administration
University of London1993 – 1999Bachelor of ArtsConcentration: French and Linguistics
The University of Manchester1992 – 1993Bachelor of Science (BSc)Concentration: Computation and French
The University of Manchester1992 – 1993Concentration: French and Computation
Penistone Grammar School1985 – 1992
John Douglas's Interests & Activities:
I love using the latest technology in my school and in my work. In my free time I play tennis and poker, spend time with my wife, Monica, and my dogs Baisi and Bella.