becbenson consulting

Rebecca Benson is a qualified and highly experienced adult educator with 20+ years of expertise in the adult education field, including 15+ years in international development.

Skill areas

  • Developing high quality training materials for varied audiences.
  • Conducting engaging and effective training for adult learners.

  • Excellent writing and research skills.

  • Professional editing and proofreading qualifications and experience.

  • Proven ability to work effectively in fragile and conflict-affected settings and diverse cultural contexts.

Knowledge areas

  • Local governance and local development

  • Adult learning principles and practices

  • Cultural diversity and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Regional experience

  • Africa-Middle East: South Africa, Somalia, Yemen, Kenya, Tanzania, Sierra Leone

  • Asia-Pacific: Indonesia, Myanmar, Timor-Leste, Solomon Islands
  • Australia: Regional and remote communities in northern Australia



  • Master of Professional Education and Training, Deakin University

  • Graduate Diploma of Adult and Vocational Education, Charles Darwin University

  • Bachelor of Forest Science (Honours), University of Melbourne


  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Inspire Education

  • Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inspire Education

  • Certificate in Professional Editing and Proofreading, Cengage Education

  • Certificate in Introduction to the United Nations System, UNITAR


For more information, including my CV, work samples and daily rates, please get in touch.

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