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Stephen Hensman

Bilingual and Multilingual Learning Specialist

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) with Distinction - The University of Nottingham, UK
Bachelor of Arts in Sports Psychology - University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA) - University of Cambridge, UK
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) - University of Cambridge, UK
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Young Learners (CELTYL) - University of Cambridge, UK

hensman.s@nexus.edu.sg

Steve hails from Johannesburg, South Africa where he was fortunate to grow up in the multicultural and diverse sport mad Rainbow Nation. He started his teaching career in 2002 and has gone on to teach young learners, teens and adults specialising in Bilingual and Multilingual Languages, Teacher Training (CELTA) and IELTS in Johannesburg and Bangkok. While working as a Senior Teacher at IH Johannesburg, he was promoted to Cambridge Exams Manager and went on to establish the first online Cambridge exams center in South Africa. He believes that it is vital to have an educational philosophy that caters towards individual learning needs that will benefit learners in later life. Additionally, that learners should be challenged in meaningful and proactive ways making suitable connections that will guide their learning in a creative way, making it enjoyable through a nurturing environment. Outside of work, Steve enjoys exercising and playing sport as well as traveling and spending time with his wife and two boys. In his teens, he played football in South Africa and once had aspiring dreams of one day playing for Liverpool FC.

 


 

English National Curriculum

Year 7: English, English Foundation
Year 8: English, English Foundation
Year 9: English, English Foundation

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Year 10: English Language, English as a Second Language, English Language Support, First Language English, Foundation English (Support), English Literature
Year 11: English Language, English as a Second Language, English Language Support, First Language English, Foundation English (Support), English Literature, World Literature