Our Course

Grammar Basics Workshop is a self-paced, accredited (TQI) and elective professional development course for primary and high school teachers. The course covers Sentences/Clause-level and Word-level Grammar as documented in the Australian Curriculum.

Grammar Basics Workshop addresses 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 6.2 and 6.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Our engaging, interactive and accessible online course allows you to learn at your own pace, in any location, with expert support at your fingertips.


GrammarTraining.com is the online learning portal of English For Work, a Canberra-based educational organisation which offers specialised Professional Development / Learning courses.

Our Team

<meta charset="utf-8"><strong>Margaret McBride | Director, Head of Grammar Programs</strong>
Margaret McBride | Director, Head of Grammar Programs

Margaret is the instructor of our grammar training programs. Margaret’s TQI-accredited grammar workshops (and the face-to-face NESA-accredited Grammar Basics Workshop) have been running for 6 years, supporting hundreds of teachers. She has over 30 years’ experience teaching English in higher education institutions, as well as providing language services to government and businesses. Margaret has strong expertise in English Grammar and has been a lecturer and unit convenor for English Grammar university courses. Margaret holds a BA in Linguistics (ANU), Graduate Diploma TESL (University SA), Master of Education TESOL (University SA), and is in the final year of her PhD exploring grammar and the Australian Curriculum.

<meta charset="utf-8"><strong>Dr Navid Sabet | Director, Head of Systems Development & Instructional Design</strong>
Dr Navid Sabet | Director, Head of Systems Development & Instructional Design

Navid has a background in instructional design and IT in the tertiary education, non-profit, and professional development sectors. Navid also teaches English Grammar at Australian universities and gives lectures and conference presentations on a range of education issues, including non-formal learning and the politics of education. Navid holds a PhD from Monash University.

<meta charset="utf-8"><strong>Dr Melinda Herron | Head of Communications & Public Relations</strong>
Dr Melinda Herron | Head of Communications & Public Relations

Melinda teaches English grammar, Linguistics, Discourse studies and Intercultural Communication to primary, secondary and TESOL education students at Australian universities. Melinda holds a Master of English as an International Language (Monash University) and PhD degree (University of Melbourne) focusing on classroom practices and student experiences in culturally diverse Australian schools.

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