for The British Council from 1999 to 2010, helping to deliver a range of education
programs as diverse as the Fulbright US/ UK teacher exchange program and the
Comenius Universities and Schools European Partnerships and In-service visits.
He managed the
2-Week Primary Teachers Project, devised for the Teacher Development Agency
and Department of Children, Schools and Families to support the delivery of
school languages at Key Stage 2.
Since 2010, he
has continued to support teacher in-service training abroad, working every
half term with training centres in Spain and France to deliver EU funded,
language courses for teachers. Initially, he supported funding applicants
and teacher participants from the boroughs of Southwark, Bexley, Bromley,
Greenwich and Lewisham, where he led the South London Schools International
Support Network. Lately, he has worked supporting International links and
projects across the country, including in Southend, Essex.
He has contributed
to the Coordination and/ or Evaluation of 5 large scale European projects
in recent years as well as hosting visits for international groups to the
UK and providing training at home and abroad.
Chris has been deputy Chair of the GLA since 2015.