Personal profile

Biography

I have worked at the University of Huddersfield as a Senior Lecturer in TESOL since 2009.   Before joining the University, I spent ten years working in Further Education (FE) colleges as a curriculum manager for ESOL, TESOL and Teacher Education. 

I have a background and interest in both Modern Foreign Languages and ESOL.  After gaining a Master’s degree in German, I went on to take a PGCE in Modern Languages and spent several years teaching English in Austria and Germany.  On my return, I complete a Trinity Diploma in TESOL and a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics. 

I am currently course leader for the MA TESOL. 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Materials Development in TESOL
  • Teacher Cognition
  • The use of new technologies in English Language Teaching

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Research Output 2017 2017

  • 1 Conference contribution

Exploring Teachers' Language Assessment Literacy: A Social Constructivist Approach to Understanding Effective Practices

Berry, V., Sheehan, S. & Munro, S. Sep 2017 Learning and Assessment: Making the Connections: Proceedings of the ALTE 6th International Conference, 3-5 May 2017. Guitierrez Eugenio, E. (ed.). Cambridge, p. 201-207 7 p.

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literacy
teacher
language
classroom
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Activities 2016 2017

  • 2 Oral presentation

Attitudes, Practices and Needs

Munro, S. (Speaker), Sheehan, S. (Speaker)
17 Aug 2017

Activity: Oral presentation