Head of Education
Silvana RichardsonMA, Delta, PGCE
Silvana Richardson is Head of Education at Bell UK, Academic Director at Bell Teacher Academy, Cambridge, England, and Strategic Education Advisor at The Bell Foundation. She has worked in the fields of Language Teaching and Language Teacher Education for 35 years as teacher, teacher educator, academic manager, inspector, strategic advisor, consultant and speaker at international conferences. She has trained EFL, MFL, ESOL, EAL, CLIL and subject teachers, teacher educators and middle and senior school leaders in the state and private sectors both in the UK and abroad.
Silvana was visiting lecturer on English as an Additional Language at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University, has written online materials, blogposts and articles for teachers and school leaders. She has co-written two Cambridge papers in ELT with Scott Thornbury and Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, and is the author of a forthcoming book on Professional Development for Cambridge University Press and Assessment.
Silvana has designed, taught and supervised courses and projects commissioned by Ministries of Education and national and international teaching associations, and frequently takes part in consultations and round tables on education policy and practice.