Stevan Eldred-Grigg is a highly qualified and experienced university teacher, focusing especially on the needs of Chinese students for whom English is a foreign language. He teaches history, literature and academic writing. His first step in teaching ESL was taken in 2000, when he gained CELTA and taught at International House, Mexico City. He has since taught ESL at 上海外国语大学; Shangwai University, Shanghai and most recently, from 2005, in the Foundation Studies Programme of Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. At present he is seconded to a college in Melaka, Malaysia, preparing students for university in New Zealand.
‘As a classroom practitioner Stevan is unfailingly dedicated and at all times draws out the very best in his students, as is evidence by student feedback, peer observations and student success. It is no exaggeration to say that it is an inspiration to observe Stevan in action in the classroom.’
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600 Wellington