Richard is the director and co-founder of LFEE Europe. His main responsibilities in the organisation are to oversee the management and development of all our European training programmes, as well as bilateral / multinational mobility projects for Teachers and other Educators.
He graduated in “Scottish Literature and Culture” and “French as a Foreign Language” from the University of Grenoble and is a PLL (Primary Language Learning) Teacher Trainer. He now trains teachers both at Primary and Secondary levels throughout Europe and beyond, having recently worked in Western Australia.
He is a firm believer in the importance of learning foreign languages from a young age, and of innovation in the field of modern language teaching.
Co-founder of LFEE Europe in 1998, Elise is responsible for the management and training of the team of LFEE language tutors, the elaboration of teaching and training materials and programmes, and the quality control of LFEE teaching practices.
She is a graduate of “English Language and Cultures” and “French as a Foreign Language” from the University of Rouen in Normandy, and has held various teaching jobs since her arrival in Scotland in 1996, including posts at the University of Edinburgh and at the French Institute. She specialises in the teaching of languages to Young Learners, and worked as a consultant and French teacher in many Primary and Nursery schools before becoming a Teacher Trainer.
She is passionate about Education in general and the teaching/learning of languages in particular.
Ros joined LFEE Europe in 2004, where her main responsibility lies in administering all LFEE’s training courses. This role involves being the first point of contact for interested participants, through to advising successful applicants on any aspect of their training with us, be it before or after the course.
Ros provides guidance to teachers applying for EU funding to ensure their application process goes smoothly, assists successful applicants with travel queries and offers guidance on any other course-related questions.
On a day-to-day basis Ros is also responsible for the company’s financials and for providing support to her colleagues in preparing training course materials.
Plus our wonderful colleagues at Interacting:
Co Founder and Director of both Interacting Spain and UK. Leading on the design and delivery of innovative teacher training courses and connecting drama processes to classroom needs. Ed is an experienced coordinator of EU projects and an accomplished contributor to conferences both as keynote speaker and workshop host.
Co Founder and current chair of the European Association of Training Providers. Ed believes in the power of networks to contribute to improved learning opportunities and best practice in the education sector.
Ed lives in Madrid and brings his passion for theatre and sports to his love of learning.
Patrick is Co-Director and Founder of Interacting Spain and UK. The company has taken their blend of interactive language learning theatre to audiences across Europe and Asia over the past 30 years. Our teacher training programmes have reached out and teachers with the inspirational use of drama in all areas of learning and development.
Patrick works as a director, writer, producer, teacher trainer and above all as an actor. He has a firm belief in the empowering and healing strength of theatre.
Currently Patrick lives in an intentional community in rural Co.Tyrone in the north of Ireland learning, working and living alongside adults with learning differences.
And our team of amazing Trainers, who work hard to make our Courses a success:
- Julio Ardila
- Cintia Benitez
- Alan Boswell
- Julie Cunningham
- Audrey Debard
- Nadine Fraize
- Eneida Garcia Villanueva
- Caroline Gordon
- Crista Hazell
- Javier López Uriarte
- Nelia Losada García
- Nick Lyne
- Frances Marnie
- Guillermo Nuñez Gonzalez
- Anabel Prieto Carretero
- Pascale Rival
- Mirjam Schrenk
- Steven Shayegh
- Julien Virlogeux
- Louise Watson