Teacher guiding students

Our internationally qualified CELTA training team is dedicated to working with you to provide the best possible training solutions for you.

Daniel Kirk

CELTA Trainer, British Council

Originally from England, Dan started working overseas back in 2006 and hasn’t looked back. He has lived and worked as a teacher and teacher trainer in Slovakia, Ukraine, Malaysian Borneo, Bahrain, Austria, Turkey and Algeria. He is currently the training lead at BC Sri Lanka and works as both a CELTA and DELTA tutor. Taking the CELTA course has a special place in Dan’s heart as it not only started his adventures in teaching but is also where he met his wife.

Dr. Lesley Dick

CELTA Trainer, British Council

Having worked in Sri Lanka, Finland, Turkey, Italy, the United Arab Emirates and Libya, Lesley has over 25 years’ experience of teaching English language and 15 years’ experience of training teachers. As well as being a CELTA trainer, she is currently the English Language Teaching Projects Manager at British Council Colombo, responsible for developing and delivering English-language teacher training around the country in both the public and the private sectors.

Anna Wierstra

CELTA Trainer, British Council

Anna has gone full circle with British Council Colombo after completing her CELTA here in 2008, she is now a course tutor. After teaching everything to everyone in her time working at the teaching centre here, she moved into teacher training in 2013 and has worked as a teacher trainer for British Council colleagues (Trinity Teaching Young Learner Extension Course) and Sri Lankan teachers through workshops as part of different projects around the country.