Jeehan Abu Awad has been teaching English B HL/SL for 11 years now, with an overall teaching and administrative experience of 15 years. In addition to teaching, she is currently the English B Coordinator at Cambridge High School, Jordan. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Jordan after which she completed her Certificate for Overseas Teachers of English from the University of Cambridge. Jeehan has a wide range of examining experience and has participated in the recent Group 2 Development Meetings. She has led several English B workshops and facilitated many others online. She is also co-author of the OUP English B Course Companion as well as the IB Skills and Practice (published in 2012 and 2014 respectively).
Brad Philpot, originally from the United States, has lived in the Netherlands since 1997. He earned a Masters in English Literature and Linguistics and an Education degree from the University of Amsterdam. From 2000-2012 Brad taught high-school English in an international setting (US, Turkey, and the Netherlands). Since then Brad has trained over 3,000 teachers of IB world schools.
He is author of current and forthcoming textbooks: English Language and Literature for the IB Diploma and English B for the IB Diploma with Cambridge University Press and the online English A: Language and Literature Support Site and the Extended Essay Support Site. In 2008 he founded Philpot Education. Besides examining, consulting and workshop leading, Brad and his team organise workshops on a range of IB Diploma subjects.