Mark Henebury joined DBT in September 2018 as the English Language Training Specialist in the DIT Education Sector Team, representing and promoting the UK ELT sector and supporting UK ELT providers of all types to export their expertise around the world.
Since September 2021 he has also taken on representation of the International Teacher Training sector and a cross-governmental role with the Department for Education, raising the profile of these international export sectors across all government departments.
In the role he promotes and celebrates the success of the sector, working closely with organisations of all types to identify challenges and opportunities.
His international management experience comes through the FE sector, as Head of International at Loughborough College where he developed international projects in India, Qatar, Indonesia, China and Vietnam, focussing in the areas of English teacher training, curriculum development and quality assurance.
Before that, he was the ELT Curriculum Manager at Nottingham College, working on international projects in in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and China.
His ELT teaching experience includes teaching a wide range of ages and levels in Germany, Portugal and Poland as well as language schools and pre-sessional University EAP courses in the UK. As a teacher-trainer, he has worked with hundreds of teachers in the UK and overseas to share approaches and ideas that raise levels of student engagement within the range of teachers’ own contexts.
He holds an MSc in Educational Management in TESOL as well as a CELTA, DETLA and DTLLS.