David Bish – Director of Academic Management at EF Education First

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David Bish, a specialist in blended learning and teacher training, has been with EF for nine years. He worked in the tertiary and secondary state education sectors in the UK and then abroad as a lecturer in mathematics, teacher of English and ICT before specialising in EFL teaching. As a qualified teacher and teacher trainer he began at EF by launching our Manchester-based training programme for EF’s China, Indonesia and Russia schools helping over 300 teachers take their first steps in the profession. Since then he has worked as Director of Studies and materials developer and currently oversees academic management of our schools in the Asia-Pacific region. For the last three years, David has been enhancing EF’s digital learning strategy through implementation of iPad learning in our classrooms worldwide. David is currently completing an Educational Doctorate in TESOL at the University of Exeter