John Francis Connor Author of Evaluating Organization Development

John Francis Connor

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A former teacher of Spanish and French I have spent the last 20 leading staff development workshops and conducting teaching and learning quality audits in schools across the UK, the Channel Islands, Europe, the Middle east and the Far East. I have also been involved in developing language teaching and learning in primary schools in England. As a school inspector I specialised in languages and special educational needs in mainstream settings.

Subjects: Language Learning


A double graduate in Spanish, former secondary teacher, head of faculty, local authority adviser, Ofsted Inspector, senior examiner, Advanced Skills Teacher Assessor. Currently trainer, author, consultant, governor in a primary school


    MA Hispanic Studies, Newcastle University

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Modern languages methodology and pedagogy, learning - growth mindset, impact of new technologies on language learning and acquisition

Personal Interests

    Music - I play in a folk duo and sing in 2 choirs - have recently performed in Mendelssohn's Elijah, Bach St John Passion and Mass in B minor, Carmina Burana, Britten St Nicolas, Haydn Little Organ Mass, Lauridsen Lux Eterna. BIg fan of soccer, rugby and cricket. Enjoy restaurants and the cinema, read voraciously, walking the beautiful coastal paths where we live


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