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Simon Green's debut novel "Only correct" is now out.  Click here to see excerpts.

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Simon Green
Helen Green

Simon GreenSimon Green BA MEd

Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques

Simon is a trainer with an international reputation.  He has many years experience in teacher training and in delivering courses and conferences including the following:

  • Leadership and team building with the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
  • Training skills for the trainer
  • Pupil behaviour management
  • Effective learning strategies at A level modern languages
  • Transforming language learning at KS3
  • Creative activities for language learning in KS4.

Registered Practitioner for the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)

Awarded the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Government in 1999 in recognition of his contribution to French language teaching over many years.

Selected publications by Simon Green et al

"Only correct"
A debut novel about the joys and frustrations of teaching modern languages in the north of England
(2011) (Fastprint)    Click here to order a copy

"Action stations!"
Transforming language learning through creative strategies
(with Steve Haworth) (2003) (CILT)

“The Art of War for Teachers”
(2000) (Teaching and Learning Publications)

“New Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Modern Languages”
(Edited) (2000) (Multilingual Matters)

“On est fou du foot/Football crazy”
(with M. Doublier, S.Haworth) (1998) (CILT)

“Pupils’ perceptions of Europe - identity and education”
(with A.Convery, M.Evans, E.Macaro, J.Mellor) (1997) (Cassell)

“Kick-Off Deutsch”
(with G.Herlt, F.Dehmel) (1996) (Goethe-Institut)

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Helen GreenHelen Green BA Chartered MCIPD

Qualified to Level A and B in psychometric testing with a particular interest in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

A graduate of the University of Bristol, Helen has over 20 years’ experience in Human Resource Management. She now specialises in helping individuals at career transition points to assess their skills and interests and gain confidence to move to the next job or promotion.

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