About Patrice

Patrice Palmer is the owner of Global Training and Development. She has more than 20 years’ experience as an Adult Educator, Trainer, Coach, and Curriculum Writer in Canada and Hong Kong, SAR.  During her 7 years in Hong Kong, Patrice was responsible for developing English Language curricula for secondary schools, vocational training programs and summer intensive courses. She also developed and delivered workshops for teachers of English related to teaching and learning.

Patrice has a Master of Education degree in Teaching, Learning and Development from Brock University, Canada; a Master of Arts degree from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto (Canada) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University (Canada), and has an OCELT qualification. She is a certified trainer (CTDP) and has a coaching credential with the Centre for Positive Psychology in the USA. Patrice is also TESL Ontario certified and is accredited as a TESL Trainer for Methodology and Theory, and is accredited as a Practicum Supervisor and Academic Coordinator.  She is currently enrolled in the B. Ed (Adult Education) program at Brock University and enrolled in the Certificate in Positive Psychology at Wilfred Laurier University.

Patrice is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association and the Canadian Positive Psychology Association.  She co-presented a poster session at the CPPA conference - G.R.O.W. - A Framework for Personal and Professional Growth.

Patrice has conducted report writing, plain language and speech writing training with: CARICOM in Guyana; Character Strengths workshops and Growth Mindset for Professionals with the Southern Library Association. Patrice is interested in short term training locally and globally.

Please contact her at [email protected]