Aysu Şimşek is a passionate advocate of continuing professional development. After
graduating from Istanbul University with joint honours in American Culture and Literature with Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy, she embarked on her own teaching career during which time she successfully completed the Cambridge CELTA course. Now in her role with Oxford University Press, Aysu not only meets and supports teachers from across Turkiye, but she has also become a workplace coach which enables her to help her colleagues with their career development. She enjoys sharing tips and tricks on ELT whenever she has the opportunity. She has co-written articles for Modern English Teacher magazine and TEA Online Magazine. She has also written articles on using games and activities on the OUP ELT Blog.