Field of work

Simon Borg has been involved in language education for 28 years, working as a teacher, teacher educator, lecturer, researcher and consultant in a range of international contexts. Simon is recognized internationally for his work on teacher cognition, professional development and teacher research. After 15 years at the University of Leeds, where he was Professor of TESOL, Simon now works full-time as an ELT Consultant, with a particular focus on designing, facilitating and evaluating language teacher professional development programmes. He also holds Visiting Professor positions at the University of Leeds and Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. Full details of his work are available at


  • 15 years’ experience of teaching English in Saudi Primary Schools: Supervisors’ and teachers’ perspectives

    Alsuhaibani, Yasser, Altalhab, Sultan, Borg, Simon, Alharbi, Rezan (2023)
  • Language awareness in primary school EFL lessons: teachers' cognitions and practices

    Bader, Monika, Möller-Omrani, Christine, Borg, Simon (2023)
  • Å se sammenhenger mellom engelsk og andre språk elevene kan: muligheter og utfordringer

    Bader, Monika, Möller-Omrani, Christine, Borg, Simon (2023)
  • Teacher Cognition and Language Teaching

  • Teacher communities of practice

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