Supporting our learners with real-life skills is the key to their confidence and success. Enabling this support is our English and Functional Skills Specialist, Richard Sherfield.
Now working with our apprenticeship students across the UK, Richard has previously spent time teaching English in Spain, Canada and South Korea, supporting learners with functional skills English at all levels.
Richard holds a Level 3 award in Education and Training, a BA Hons degree in Sociology (2:1), and a CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Richard is currently undertaking a diploma to further his own skills and knowledge in the area of English teaching methodologies.
Speaking of his role, Richard said: “I really enjoy supporting learners from a wide range of backgrounds, both in a classroom environment and on an individual basis. It’s very satisfying to see individuals grow in confidence and reach their goals.”