We offer a range of online courses certified by English UK and Trinity College London, as well as our own suite of EdTech training - click on any of the course titles to find out more. All of our online courses are validated by Aqueduto.

    We also offer face-to-face training wherever you are, or the chance to beam us in to your training room with one of our virtual training packages. Find out more with the options on the right.

    Finally, we offer a variety of scholarship opportunities, and these crop up regularly over the course of each year.

    [ online courses ]
    • CertICT
      Certificate in Teaching Languages with Technology.
    • CertIBET
      Certificate in International Business English Training.
    • Going Mobile
      Learn to teach effectively with handheld devices.

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    • Face-to-Face Training
      We also offer face-to-face EdTech training: seminars, workshops, conferences and in-house courses wherever you are in the world.

    • Virtual Training
      If we can't meet in person, we can come and train at your place virtually! A truly cost-effective solution.

    • Scholarships
      We offer a variety of scholarships ourselves, and in conjunction with other organisations.


    Highly experienced in the field of online training and consultancy, we are uniquely placed to help you find cost-effective, efficient & pedagogically sound solutions to a range of educational challenges. If you're interested in exploring how EdTech can best support learning in your context, we can help.

    [ find out more ]
    • Our Team
      Find out about our directors - Gavin & Nicky - and the rest of the team.
    • What We Do
      Discover more about our approach and philosophy to consultancy work.

    [ get in touch ]

    If you think we can help you, please drop us a line and we'll be happy to talk.


    Our Team

    Our Team

    The two Directors of TCE are Gavin Dudeney - Director of Technology, and Nicky Hockly - Director of Pedagogy. We've been working together as TCE since 2003 when the company was first registered in Spain. We work with an international team of qualified and experienced freelancers specialising in online education, consultancy, web design, materials and course design, research and more. Our freelance team extends from Brazil in South America, over to Australia, taking in the USA, the UK, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Italy and lots of other countries on the way.

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    Helen Strong

    Helen is one of TCE's principal tutors, working on the Blended CertIBET and Teaching One-to-One courses. She lives in Germany.

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    Victoria Boobyer

    Victoria is our Social Media & Media Manager, and is also an experienced teacher and teacher trainer. She lives and works in Wales, UK.

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    Lindsay Clandfield

    Lindsay is a principal tutor, working primarily on our e-Moderation course. An experienced materials writer, Lindsay lives in Elche, Spain.

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    Gavin Dudeney

    Gavin is Director of Technology at TCE. He has worked in education since 1988 as a teacher, materials developer, IT manager and web/user interface designer. Gavin is based in the UK.

    Director of Technology

    Gavin Dudeney
    Director of Technology

    Gavin is Director of Technology at The Consultants-E, and lead tutor (MATALL) on the NILE / University of Chichester MA in Professional Development for Language Education.

    He has worked in education for the past twenty-nine years and gives seminars, workshops and teacher training courses for practising teachers all over the world and is also involved in materials development, for both print and online delivery.

    He is a past coordinator of the IATEFL Learning Technologies Special Interest Group and also past editor of the SIG newsletter. In 2007 he was elected Honorary Secretary of IATEFL, and in 2011 he became the first Chair of the Electronic Committee (ElCom).

    Since stepping down from IATEFL in the spring of 2013, he has been selected as a trustee for the International House Trust in London, and also serves on the Educational Writers’ Committee for the Society of Authors. Gavin lives in Wales, where the company is also based [ more here... ]

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    Robert Martinez

    Robert is one of TCE's principal tutors, working primarily on the CertICT course. He lives and works in Italy.

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    Ceri Jones

    Ceri is a teacher, teacher trainer and published author of ELT materials. She lives in the south of Spain & tutors on a variety of courses.

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    Carl Dowse

    Carl is one of TCE's original online tutors, working mainly on the Online CertIBET course. He lives and works in Germany.

    Director of Pedagogy

    Nicky Hockly
    Director of Pedagogy

    Nicky is Director of Pedagogy at The Consultants-E and has worked in the field of face-to-face and distance language education since 1987. She holds an MA in TEFL from the Universidad de Granada (2000), a CTEFLA (1987) and a DTEFLA (1991).

    From 1997 - 2002, she worked as the Academic Director of one of the first fully online MA in English Language Teaching programmes, with a consortium of Spanish and Latin American universities under the auspices of Funiber (Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana). She became one of the founding directors of The Consultants-E in 2003.

    Nicky is an international plenary speaker, and she runs workshops and teacher training courses for language teachers all over the world. She is also a well-known author of methodology books on the application of technology to language teaching. She is currently also on the Editorial Board of the TESOL Journal, a member of the Oxford University Press ELT Expert Panel, a consultant for Cambridge University Press’ ‘Cambridge English Teacher’ platform, and a member of the NILE Advisory Board. Nicky lives in Barcelona, Spain. [ more here... ]
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    Nicky Hockly

    Nicky is Director of Pedagogy at TCE. She has worked in education since 1987 as a teacher, teacher trainer, writer and materials developer. Nicky is based in Spain.

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    Carol Rainbow

    Carol is one of TCE's principal tutors, working on a variety of courses including the CertICT, Teaching Live Online and BlendIt courses. She lives in Wales, UK.

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    Janet Bianchini

    Janet is a main course tutor, working primarily on some of the specialised courses we design and run for individual organisations. She lives in Italy.

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    Anne Fox

    Anne is one of TCE's principal tutors, working on a variety of courses including the CertICT, e-Moderation and BlendIt courses. She lives in Denmark.


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    Ana d'Almeida

    Ana is Head of Admin at TCE, and an online tutor. She has been a teacher & academic coordinator at several language schools since 1983, and is based in Brazil.

    — site by Gavin Dudeney

    — site by Gavin Dudeney

    (c) 2018, TCE Ltd.

    (c) 2018, TCE Ltd.

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