Maria has been a teacher since 1999 and a teacher trainer since 2002. For much of her career she has lived and worked abroad in Thailand, Chile and China.
She is currently based in Norwich, in the UK. She holds the Cambridge Delta, is a CELTA trainer and received a distinction in the MA in Professional Development for Language Education with NILE. Her practical research for the MA has given her the opportunity to explore teaching materials and methods in the context of state school education, as well as the language institute. Her particular interests are learning differences and the use of multisensory learning techniques.
Maria Byrne NILE Affiliate Trainer