miércoles, 15 de julio de 2009

Training sessions: 2006 - present (selected)

Your Turn 7: Research and development 
Webinar sessions for OUP Portugal. 
(October 2012) 
Your Turn to shine in English!  
APPI Conference, Coimbra, Portugal 
(April 28th 2012)  
Your Turn to shine in English!
 OUP Portugal teacher training events
Lisbon, Oporto, Albufeira, Portimao
(April - May 2012)
Reading skills for Secondary Science
CLIL methodology conference for ESO.
CEP Vecindario (Gran Canaria, March 2012)

Read, read, read! Developing reading skills in ESO
Badajoz, Ourense, A Coruña, Vigo, Málaga, Granada,
Madrid (March-May 2011)

Reading "Text-ploitation" for CLIL Primary Science
CIEB: Congreso Internacional de Enseñanza Bilingüe en Centros
Educativos - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Vicálvaro, Madrid, June 2010)
 

Word Wise - - Vocabulary development for ESO
Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Murcia, Madrid, Valencia, Córdoba,
Almería, Alicante, Santander, Oviedo, Sevilla (March-May 2010)
 

Developing Writing Skills with ESO students
Lleida, Tarragona, Palma de Mallorca (March 2010)
 

CLIL for Science - Modules and materials
Teacher-training centre CEP Campo de Gibraltar (November 2009)
 

Implementing the European Language Portfolio
Teacher-training centres CEP de Ronda (October 2009)
CEP de Lebrija y Utrera (November 2009) CEP de Sevilla
(February 2010), CEP de Aracena, CEP de Málaga (March 2010)
 

Read Away! - Reading skills for CLIL classes
Teacher-training centre CEP de Marbella-Coín (March 2009) 
Click for CLIL - Exploiting new technologies
Teacher-training centre CEP de Marbella-Coín (March 2009) 
CLIL Methodology and Teaching Strategies
Teacher-training course, team-taught with Nina Lauder
Centro de Profesores de Palma de Mallorca (June 2008)

CLIL Modules for bilingual programmes in ESO
Training sessions for teachers of non-linguistic subjects (ANL)
IES Maimónides / Centro de Profesores de Córdoba (June 2008)
 

European Language Portfolio - Creating descriptors
Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga (June, 2008) 
Enmarcando el Portfolio para las EEOOII
Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga (May, 2008) 
Content for Science - Modules and materials
Barcelona & Madrid (April - May 2008)
 

Di-versatile teaching for mixed ability classes
Oviedo, Seville, Madrid, Murcia (April - May, 2008)
 

My World in English - Topics from your own culture
Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga y Marbella-Coín (April, 2008) 
Different but Equal - Diversity in the classroom
Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga y Marbella-Coín (April, 2008) 
European Language Portfolio - Creating descriptors
Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga (March, 2008) 
CLIL Methodology and Teaching Strategies
Teacher-training course, team-taught with Nina Lauder

Teacher-training centre CEP de Castilleja de la Cuesta (January 2008) 
CLIL for Science - Curriculum and Materials Development
Congreso de la Ensenanza Plurilingüe, Córdoba (2007)
 

At home in English – Local Focus and Cultural Content
Seville, Málaga, Granada, Alicante, Valencia (2007)
 

Intercurricular English – Integrating the Curriculum
Teacher-training centre CEP de Marbella-Coín in Fuengirola (2007) 
Speak easy – Support for Speaking Skills
Croatia: Zagreb, Rijeka, Osejek and Split (2007)
Santiago de Campostela, Galicia, Spain (2007)
 

Ready to Write - Writing Skills for Teens
Croatia: Zagreb, Rijeka, Osejek and Split (2007)
APIGA: Asociación de Profesores de Inglés de Galicia, Ourense (2007)
Santiago de Compostela (2007)
 

Speaking off the page – Oral Fluency in Primary
Denmark: Copenhagen and Arhus (2007)
 

Introduction to the Common European Framework
Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga and CEP de Marbella-Coín (2006) 
The European Language Portfolio in Primary and Secondary
Two six-hour courses, for Primary & Secondary teachers

Teacher-training centre CEP de Málaga and CEP de Marbella-Coín (2006) 
Bilingual / CLIL Materials Development
Escuela Oficial de Idiomas de Jeréz de la Frontera (2006)
 

Getting Started in Second Cycle of Primary
Valencia (2006)
CETA: Cordoba English Teachers' Association, Córdoba (2006)
 

Learning Styles and Diversity in Primary
Córdoba (2006)
· Getting Real in ESO - Everyday Language and Culture

Teacher-training centre CEP de Almendralejo, Extremadura (2006) 
Integrated Skills Development in Primary
Asociación de Centros de Enseñanza de Idiomas de Andalucía (2006)



Training sessions: 2000-2005 (selected)

Full of Questions – Question practice for Primary students
GRETA - Granada English Teacher's Association (2004)
Asociación de Centros de Enseñanza de Idiomas de Andalucía (2005)
New Technologies for ESO and Bachillerato
Centro de Profesores de Aracena (2005)
Internet Activities for English in ESO and Bachillerato
Centros de Profesores de Aracena and Valverde (2005)
Intercultural Awareness in Primary and ESO
OUP Spain - Málaga (2005)
Centro de Profesores de Córdoba (2005)
The Balancing Act – Oral skills in Secondary Education
Centro de Profesores de Aracena (2005)
Writing Readiness in Secondary Education
Centros de Profesores de Córdoba y Aracena (2005)
Málaga (2003)
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2004)
Great Graded Readers - Extensive reading skills
Centro de Profesores de Córdoba (2004)
GRETA - Granada English Teacher's Association (2005)
Blast Off! New Challenges in Primary 1st cycle
Jaén, Almería and Motril (2004)
Beginning to Speak – Fluency for beginners
TEA, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (2002)
GRETA - Granada English Teacher's Association (2001)
TESOL Spain - Seville (2001)
Songs and Silence – Using songs in Pre-school classes
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (2001)
My Kingdom for a Song – Using songs in Primary classes
Seville (2001)
GRETA - Granada English Teacher's Association (2002)
Flashcard Fun for Primary Education
Seville, Badajoz, Cáceres (2002)
Implementing Standardized Level Systems
Asociación de Centros de Enseñanza de Idiomas de Andalucía (2000)
Developing Language Learning Strategies
GRETA - Granada English Teachers' Association (2000)

Work history

2006 - Present:
Writer and Teacher-trainer
Freelance writer of ELT and CLIL materials  

2008 - 2010:
Guest Lecturer and Web Instructor
Official Master in Bilingual Education
Universidad Pública Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain

2001 - 2006:
ELT Research Consultant and Teacher-trainer
Oxford University Press, Seville, Spain

1998 - 2001:
ELT Teacher / Head of Studies / Teacher-trainer
Centro Norteamericano, Seville, Spain

1990 - 1998: 
ELT Teacher
- Centro Norteamericano (Seville, Spain)
- European Language Studies (Huelva, Spain)
- Silesian University (Opava, Czech Republic)
- Brock University (St. Catharines, Canada)


Education

Master of Arts – Second Language Curriculum (1996)
Modern Language Centre (MLC) of the Ontario Institute
for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Honours Bachelor of Education - TESL (1991)
Department of Applied Linguistics, Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Bachelor of Arts – Classics (1990)
Classics Department, Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada