Graduating from Aberdeen University with a Masters in English in 1996 and completing her teacher training qualifications, Jude travelled to Italy. From there she found her love of teaching which took her to other countries before returning to the UK. A teacher, teacher trainer, language specialist and former school Principal, Jude has since 2016 focussed increasingly on online teaching and learning.
With this great background Jude leads our very gifted and experienced team of teachers. Jude has a strong interest in IELTS teaching, and with examining experience as well as running many IELTS workshops and training over the years, Jude has a very strong set of IELTS teaching and training skills. Settled near Manchester with her creative husband James she balances teaching, OEC and her family with good humour and an unparalleled sense of purpose. The OEC vision and GoToIELTS comes in large part from Jude’s inspirational personality.