Senior Teacher Trainer, Academic Director
With a Degree in Educational Leadership from Oregon State University, USA, Graduate Diploma in Teacher Training from London Teacher Training College, and a number of scholarships from the US Department of States-Education Bureau, Australian ministry of Education, IDP Australia, and hundreds of nation-wide / international conference presentations and PD workshops; James Jahanshahi taught English as a Foreign Language and conducted Teacher Training Courses in China, Singapore, the Emirates, Qatar, Iran and Turkey since 1997. He took his fist role as a Teacher Trainer in 2006 as Pearson Longman Authorized Teacher Trainer in Beijing and Shanghai, China, while serving as a full-time Lecturer at BLCU (Beijing Language and Culture University). Years later, he also became official Teacher Trainer of Oxford Teachers’ Academy in Persian Gulf Region, followed by the title of “London Teacher Training College Authorized Teacher Trainer”. Presently, James is working as the Academic Director and Head of Teacher Training Department of ITTA (International Testing & Training Academy), Cambridge Examiner / Trainer, and a TESOL/TEFL Trainer in Ankara, Turkey.