Steve has worked in EAL teaching since 1982, working in both primary and secondary schools in London, Rochdale and Leicester. He has also held a number of advisory roles including EAL Project Manager for Leicester City, a Regional Adviser for the National Strategies, and an Achievement Consultant for Nottingham City. He is a recognised lecturer and distance learning tutor and has carried out CPD sessions for over thirty different local authorities in England and Wales. He has presented workshops for teachers in The Netherlands, Scotland, France, Germany, Russia and Pakistan. Steve has written articles for books and journals and is the author of Collaborative Learning Activities in the Classroom.