My Curriculum Vitae

Piers Midwinter

Piers MidwinterPGCE (Post 16), BA (Hons), GCGI, CELTA, TOEIC, IB ITGS

Teacher, Creator of the Raw Arts Festivals, Artist, and Entrepreneur

Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Tel: +84 927 204 386

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PGCE (Post 16)

I am qualified to teach Information Communication Technology. I gained my PGCE in 2000 from the Institute of Education (part of UCL) in Central London

BA (Hons)

I gained my honors degree (grade 2.1) from Middlesex University in London in 1996. I studied ICT, Education & Community Art. I won the official University Prize for “excellence in the local community” in 1995.


I am qualified to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). I did my CELTA at International House in Krakow in the summer of 2008.


I am qualified to teach the International Baccalaureate subject Information Technology in a Global Society. I gained my ITGS from the Geitonas School in Athens in the summer of 2007.


I am qualified to teach the TOEIC – the Test of English for International Communication. I gained my TOEIC at Poliglotus in Poland in 2013.


I studied a Foundation in Fine Art and a Graduateship of the City and Guilds Institute at City and Guilds of London School of Art. I gained my GCGI in 1993. I won a travel prize for work.


I am mature, friendly, and am from the UK. I have six teaching qualifications and had a lot of training. I am currently employed as a Cambridge ICT Teacher at a member Cambridge International School in Ho Chi Minh. I have had over twenty years of full-time teaching employment as a Teacher and other experiences. These include:

  • Teaching Cambridge ICT Starters and being the nominal head of Primary ICT
  • Teaching ICT at the Secondary level for over nine years. This includes A’level, IGCSE, CLAIT, DIDA, GNVQ, and IB ITGS
  • Teaching Business English to Master’s Students at IHI Zittau (Part of the Technical University of Dresden) for three and a half years – teaching one day per week.
  • Teaching the Cambridge English Suite to a wide range of clients.
  • Teaching art,  creating murals for schools, and creating art
  • Running my own company/language school, creating all publicity materials (Youtube videos, website updates, posters, Google Adword campaigns, etc.), creating invoices and contracts with companies, etc.
  • Working with many different clients including Company directors, International Schools, Universities, Corporations, etc.
  • Creating and updating websites
  • Creating and directing the Raw Arts Festivals. The 2004 and 2005 Festivals were two of the biggest and best to be mounted in London. 2006 and 2007 were co-organized with the NY Arts Magazine. 2008 was in L.A.
  • Winning the University Prize for “excellence in the local community”

A more detailed CV is available upon request.



Lessons in HCMC

Lessons in HCMC

ICT lessons

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Online lessons

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ESL lessons



24th July 1968
Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City
Cambridge ICT Teacher
CIS member
Dual national (UK & USA)

My websites

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Contains my CV, services, posts, etc.

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Gents Club

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Courses and lesson resources for ICT, etc.

Gent’s Club


Raw Arts Festival

My best known artistic creation

Raw Arts Festival


I have traveled extensively. I have been to China, Hong Kong, Morocco, the USA, Canada, Isle of Wight, and many European countries, etc. Please visit my posts to see some of the places I would recommend you visit.


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