Elizabeth Nonweiler is an experienced teacher who provides training in synthetic phonics for beginning readers. As a committee member of the Reading Reform Foundation she advises the UK government about the curriculum and assessment of children’s phonics skills. She offers training in the use of synthetic phonics, as well as an overview of a range of effective resources for consolidation, progression and special needs. In the UK, Elizabeth has provided training to over 150 schools, as well as local authorities on the teaching of reading. Internationally, Elizabeth was a member of the critique team for the new Nigerian English Studies Curriculum developed by the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council of Nigeria. She has also provided training for schools in Uganda, Kenya, Morocco, Slovakia, France, Spain, Holland, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, Cayman Islands and Germany. Elizabeth offers training and consultancy through her organisation ‘Teach to Read’ teachtoread.com.