David Tait

David joined EFEC in 2013 working as an International Teacher in Guangzhou before becoming National Moderator for Life Club and Career Advancement, where he developed task based approach lessons and intensive skills courses for adult learners. He is now based in Shanghai.

David holds a DipTESOL and has been a Course Director for a number of Trinity College CertTESOL courses. He's particularly interested in the possibilities of Creative Writing in the TEFL classroom, as well as the importance of wait-time.

Outside of the classroom David is an award-winning poet, publishing books through Smith/Doorstop in the UK, while developing and tutoring creative writing courses for organizations such as The Poetry School, The National Trust, The Royal Exchange Theatre and London 2012 Olympics.