Patrick Painter

Patrick Painter studied cultural history and pedagogy in Canada and the United States at the University of Western Ontario, York University, and the University of Connecticut. He worked as a university lecturer and English language teacher for 7 years before joining Express Publishing as an ELT consultant. He has presented at a variety of ELT teacher training seminars in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. His current research involves the relationship between multi-modality, communicative competency, and 21st century pedagogy. He is particularly interested in innovative teaching approaches to developing more learner-centred, task-based classroom environments.