Keith Aleandri is a British national and native English speaker, originally from London. He has 25 years’ experience in teaching and academic management and over 10 as a writer, editor and proof-reader of EFL teaching and training materials and academic, cultural and current affairs texts.
He received both his post-graduate Diploma and his Master’s Degree in TESOL from The University of Brighton, UK in 2005 and 2011 respectively. His dissertation described the effects on learners of the use of authentic listening texts in the language classroom and he maintains an ongoing interest in the role of motivation on effective language learning.
As an English Language Instructor, Academic Program Manager, Teacher Trainer, School Accreditation and Evaluation Consultant Keith has worked for multiple organisations worldwide in Africa, the Balkans, Central Asia, across Europe and in The Middle East.
He has written and delivered Trinity TESOL course modules, teacher training programs for Exxon Mobil and Marathon Oil and organized training for the Macedonian Education Ministry, the Soros Foundation of Eastern Europe and International House. He is also co-author and editorial assistant of an EFL General English course book series and the creator and trainer of Business and ESP courses.
In collaboration with schools and universities in the UK and abroad, he has been instrumental in preparing organizations for successful British Council, EAQUALS, ISI and AdvancED accreditation and inspection visits and has also been an oral examiner, examiner trainer and supervisor for Cambridge University CAE and FCE exams.
With a particular commitment to the Student Experience and Continuous Professional Development, Keith strives for excellence in learning and teaching, believing that all those involved can achieve success through a process of sharing their knowledge and experience.
His goal at PMU is to contribute to the preparation of an outstanding generation of thinkers and professionals who will be instrumental in shaping the future of KSA in their chosen fields.