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Stephen is responsible for English language assessment at ICTE-UQ and also manages the Bridging English Program, the academic English pathway program for international students wishing to study at UQ. He has over 25 years of varied experience as a Director of Studies, teacher trainer and materials writer which he gained in Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and Australia and has been a member of the TESOL management team at ICTE-UQ since 2007.  

Stephen has worked as a teacher trainer on both DELTA and CELTA courses and is co-author of the edX mooc IELTS Academic Test Preparation. His current research interests include the design and development of valid and reliable language assessment.


  • Master of Applied Linguistics, King's College, The University of London
  • Diploma in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language to Adults, Cambridge English
  • Certificate in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language to Adults, Cambridge English