Paul T.

Austria

Summary

As a trainer, workshop facilitator, educational author, and consultant for international education projects, I am an expert on designing training interventions for public-policy objectives, and have worked with public services across Europe to train employees and service users, to transfer knowledge and skills, and to facilitate behavioural change. Highlights: Led training and seminars in Austria and abroad for central government departments and parliamentary offices, and have an interest in developing ‘policy-games’ and problem solving communication simulations for immersive learning. Developed, coordinated and administered multiple projects with public policy objectives in education and social fields, and managed multilateral, transnational teams in diverse policy and operating environments. I have also worked within central government (United Kingdom), leading education policy projects, and supporting ministerial private office communications. Projects Officer on the Steering Committee of the European Prison Education Association (EPEA), and the author of the EU-funded publication Languages Behind Bars, which provides teaching materials and train-the-trainer tools for language and communication teachers working in prisons. Sessional lecturer in Academic English and English for Specific Purposes (ESP) at the University of Vienna. I have a Master's degree in Public Policy and Management, Level 5 Adult Education Certification (UK Qualification Framework), a postgraduate modular certification in Project Management, and have completed non-formal training in eLearning development. Currently pursuing a PhD in Linguistics, focusing on the use of English in international government contexts. Married, living in Vienna as a British Citizen.

Experience

  • vocational training / workforce development
  • market research
  • events / training
  • public administration
  • tertiary education
  • austria
  • united kingdom
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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