Andy Hockley

Andy Hockley is a freelance educational management consultant and teacher trainer based in deepest Transylvania.

After 15 years of teaching English in many different and diverse countries – including Portugal, Micronesia, Occupied Palestine, Turkey, and the UAE – he moved into management (completing an MA in International and Intercultural Management) and worked as an educational project manager at the School for International Training (USA).

There he was involved in a lot of fascinating and often multi-million dollar projects, including participating in the curriculum working party that developed the International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM). He has been coordinating and training on the IDLTM since its inception in 2001.

He is co-author of “From Teacher to Manager” (CUP, 2008) and author of “Educational Management” (Polirom, 2007).

Nowadays he divides his time between training online, face-to-face training in various different locations, looking after (or being looked after by) two unruly daughters, and struggling to learn Hungarian and Romanian. He also halfheartedly and irregularly blogs at