Huan Japes, Membership Director
Huan Japes

Huan Japes, Membership Director

Huan runs our Professional Services team, which is responsible for quality assurance and professional development for our members and the wider ELT sector.

He co-ordinates our annual conferences and organises a wide variety of training days covering general and educational management, teaching and learning, and student welfare. He also oversees the Accreditation Consultancy Service (ACS), which supports language centres preparing for Accreditation UK inspections.

Huan directs all membership and accreditation-related matters and is responsible to the English UK Accreditation & Professional Services Board.

Huan was well-known in the EL sector both in the UK and abroad before joining English UK in 2012, because he was Teacher Qualifications Manager for Trinity College London, responsible for TESOL qualifications, and before that was Training Manager for EF English First.

Huan taught English in Italy for more than a year, and speaks French and Italian. He has a history degree from the University of London and a Masters in TESOL from the Institute of Education. He is particularly interested in CPD and e-learning.