John

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Industry Education
Location United Kingdom
Introduction I have been a teacher, teacher-trainer and university lecturer for over thirty years. Until recently I taught on the Open University's Children's Literature course, as well as a number of Early Years courses. I'm also a co-founder of Sounds-Write Ltd. Sounds-Write runs courses in how to teach reading and spelling for teachers, teaching assistants, parents and educational psychologists. I love north Staffordshire oatcakes and I'm a lifelong Stoke City supporter.
Interests Literacy, Teaching, Reading, Travelling, Stoke City Football Club.
Favorite Movies Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Favorite Music 60s
Favorite Books Anything by Melville, Elmore Leonard, Julian Barnes or Philip Roth