Nik Peachey - Digital Product Developer, Materials Writer, Author

Nik Peachey is a very creative and well-known Digital Product Developer, Materials Writer and Author in the ELT field.  His advice about facing your fears of putting yourself out there?  "There is nothing to lose but your fear.  In the end, it comes down to the saying, It's the things you don't do and the risks you don't take that you end up regretting."

1. Thank you for taking time out of your busy day for this interview.  Can you start by telling us where you teach and how long have you been teaching?

I've been involved in education since about 1990. I started off teaching guitar in a prison while I was a student and when I left I did CELTA with IH in Cairo and got hooked on teaching. Since then I've migrated through teaching, teacher training, ICT training and now I work mainly in digital product development. At the moment I'm working for EtonX, an edtech company owned by Eton College, and I'm developing online courses aimed at non-native speakers of...

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Bernard Kuhn - Spanish Teacher, Website Owner and Online Teacher

Bernard Kuhn started a very useful website where he reviews online teaching companies and helps teachers navigate this relatively new world.  What has he learned about trying to start a business?  "Believe in yourself, take your lumps and keep going and remember that as a teacher you are already different from other people".  

 

  1. Welcome Bernard.  Thanks for taking the time out of your busy day for this interview.  Can you tell us where you teach and how long have you been teaching?

I have been teaching in one form or another for 11 years.  I am a high school Spanish teacher in Pennsylvania, and I have also taught online for a few different companies on and off for the past 4 years.

  1. Can you describe a typical day?

I run a website https://www.stressfreeteach.com/ where I write review articles for many different online English teaching companies.  I try to update the site at least every other day with a new company review.  A...

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