Gavin Floater has worked at the University of Surrey since April 2010 and is the summer Pre-sessional programme Leader in addition to coordinating the 5 week pre-sessional course. Before coming to Surrey, he held the position of Summer School Director in the English Language Teaching Centre at Sheffield University.
Gavin worked for over 20 years in English Language Teaching in Sweden, Finland and the Slovak Republic. As well as classroom teaching, he gained substantial experience of pre-service and in-service teacher training and ELT project management.
Gavin Floater currently teaches on the PS22 course. He also teaches a range of courses on the English Language Support Programme (including technical writing, dissertation writing, assignment writing, grammar and academic reading). He also teaches on departmental specific courses in Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering and the Centre for Environmental Strategy. His other main teaching duty is on the compulsory Curriculum Design module of the MA TESOL course.