Shaun Nolan is a PhD in sociolinguistics and has a gymnasiepædagogikum (Denmark) in upper-secondary English and French language teaching. Shaun’s research is in sociolinguistics in educational contexts, language planning and language policy, language attitudes and ideologies, effects of globalisation on language, Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) in language education, and critical multi-modal and multi-modal critical literacy in the education context.