IDLTM course tutors at IH Barcelona

Andy Hockley


Andy is a freelance educational management consultant and trainer, as well as being the co-ordinator of IATEFL's Leadership and Management Special Interest Group (LAMSIG). He has been training managers for 20 years and has been coordinating and training on the IDLTM (International Diploma in Language Teaching Management) since its inception in 2001, and is the global lead trainer for the course.

He is currently academic director of the Bell Teacher Campus, a teacher training summer school run in Cambridge every year. He is co-author of From Teacher to Manager (CUP, 2008), Managing Education in the Digital Age (The Round, 2014) and author of Educational Management (Polirom, 2007).

He is based in deepest Transylvania.

George Pickering


George is an educational coach, trainer and consultant, who has delivered talks, workshops and consultancies in over 65 different countries. As well as being a tutor on the IDTLM, he is the academic director of the English UK Diploma in English Language Teaching Management. George is a senior inspector of language schools for the British Council in the UK (Accreditation UK) and was the co-ordinator and newsletter editor of the IATEFL Leadership & Management Special Interest Group (LAMSIG) for many years. He has written numerous articles on ELT management.

In the past, he was the manager of IH London's Professional Development Centre and was the first director of the Bell Teacher Campus at Homerton College, Cambridge. George trained as a state school teacher in the UK, has an MA in Second Language Teaching and Learning and has other qualifications in management, coaching and counselling.



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