PGCE (Post 16)
I am qualified to teach ICT
I am a qualified to teach ESOL
I studied ICT, Art and Education
I am qualified to teach the International Baccalaureate topic Information Technology in a Global Society
I am qualified to teach the Test of English for International Communications
I had two Google Certificates: HTML5 and the Digital Garage
Between Oct 2014 and Jan 2018, I was employed by the Technical University of Dresden to teach Business English to Masters Students. I taught the BEC Higher and the BEC Vantage
I take pride in my appearance. I have bespoke suits, bespoke shoes and I iike to look smart. I am polite, friendly and hard-working. I work well with other people and am very professional.
I have over 19 years of teaching experience. I have worked in Corporations, Universities, International Schools and Language Schools etc. I am currently working as a Cambridge ICT Teacher at an International School
Ability to work in Vietnam
I have Vietnam Apostilles, a work permit, a temporary residence card and a Vietnamese bank account etc.
I have been on many training courses including: IWB, TELC, Safeguarding, Project Management, Advanced Spreadsheets & Accelerated Learning etc.
Between April 2014 and June 2019, I ran my own company in Poland: I organized Language Courses for companies etc.
Between 2004 and 2008, I directed five International “Raw Arts Festivals”. I worked with the New York Arts Magazine to co-organise three (one in London, one in Spain and one in New York). The Festivals in London were held at the Candid Arts Trust. they were probably the largest exhibitions of non-mainstream art ever mounted in London and they received widespread acclaim.
I make my own Youtube videos. I created this website, the Facebook chatbot application used on it and regularly update them etc. I have a Canon EOS 80D, Iphone 11 Pro Max, Macbook Pro 16 inch and an Ipod etc. I love technology!
I have travelled extensively. I have been to the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Morocco, Scandinavia, Isle of Wight, East and West Europe. I lived in Poland for ten years and have thus been to many places there or nearby. I now live in Vietnam. I have been to Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ha Long Bay and Ninh Binh. I own a Honda CRF250 Rally Motorbike and love exploring Ho Chi Minh etc.
“If you want to explore the secrets of Business English, you could not get any better! I highly recommend Piers as a competent teacher” Nina Matuszek (Reference on Facebook)
“I had individual Business English lessons with Piers. Lessons were top notch. He is flexible and adapts to the individual needs of the client, which I really appreciate. He has extensive knowledge and pleasant British accent. I can recommend Piers as an excellent teacher for professionals.” – Katarzyna Gabrys, Interior Designer – commercial and public sector (Reference on Linkedin.com)
“Pierce is one the best English teachers I have ever met! Professional and interesting Business English. You can discuss whatever You really want (medicine, politics, economics etc.) – Agnieszka Mateja, Founder, Edena.pl The full reference on Facebook.
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Name: Mr Piers John Midwinter
Current job: Cambridge ICT Teacher at a Cambridge International School
My address: I live in the Phú Nhuận district of Hồ Chí Minh in Vietnam
Summary: I am a friendly and mature Native English Speaker from the UK I am a Corporate Trainer (Business and Cambridge English), highly Qualified Teacher (ICT, ESOL, ITGS & TOEIC), Entrepreneur (I ran my own company for 5 years), Technophile and an ex-University Lecturer (teaching Business English to Masters students for three and a half years).