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Director of English4Today and EFL/English author

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Anthony Hughes is a well known author of EFL and English language books and materials - notably the award-winning Online English Grammar which has over 500,000 readers and users worldwide.

He is a graduate of the universities of Sydney, New England and New South Wales and holds a Masters in English Literature and Language as well as TEFL qualifications.


He is a Director of EduFind and Managing Director of English4Today and the e-learning and design company, praxMatrix.


He has been a lead consultant in Europe for the International Development Program of Australian Universities and Colleges (IDP), has written guides on Australian education for European students thinking of studying in Australia and has worked with universities and private international education organisations around the world.


In association with Austrade and the IDP he gave a series of key seminars on Australian education at various universities in Europe and has provided consultancy services for non-European educational organizations wishing to penetrate the European market.


He was Director of Mondolingua, Geneva between 1993 – 1995 and developed a number of video based English language courses for Swiss television.


He has been published in a number of journals including the International Journal of Education, has written an award winning English grammar and has been a speaker at such events as the BASELT Conference (UK), The International Education Marketing Conference (Geneva), and The ARELS Conference (UK) where
he has spoken on successfully leveraging Internet technologies for recruitment, e-learning and marketing.


He has designed and delivered communications and training programs to clients in Germany, the USA, Scotland, and England.


Since 1995 he has worked on a wide range of Internet projects for education and educational marketing and has provided many leading organisations with consultancy regarding ‘best use’ of the Internet for marketing, delivery of courses and recruitment.


He has been lead designer in major projects including those for IELTS, English in Britain and the American Association of Intensive English Programs and has developed e-learning and software projects for education including a TEFL Teacher training course and an Internet Users’ Guide for an EU funded Milan Chamber of Commerce project.