Maria Byrne has been a teacher since 1999 and a teacher trainer since 2002. For much of her career she has lived and worked abroad in Thailand, Chile and China and has spoken at various conferences in Turkey, Italy, Belgium and the UK.
She is currently based in Norwich, in the UK. She holds the Cambridge Delta, is a CELTA and Delta trainer, and has completed an MA which specialised in engaging language learners, and materials development. Her particular interests are multisensory learning techniques, teaching creatively and motivating YLs and teenagers.