Son miembros del grupo ForMuLE :

Spanish Section

Isabel García Parejo es Doctora en Filología Hispánica (Lingüística) por la UCM, Máster en  Educación por la Open University de Reino Unido y Máster en Investigación en Didáctica de la Lengua y Literatura por la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Actualmente es profesora en la Facultad de Educación de la UCM, donde imparte Lengua española y Comunicación Intercultural, entre otras asignaturas.

Comenzó su labor investigadora en el seminario de Lexicografía de la Real Academia Española participando en la edición de la 21ª edición del DRAE (1992). Paralelamente desarrolló su labor docente en el Programa de las Universidades Norteamericanas Reunidas de la UCM, así como en diferentes niveles del Sistema Educativo Español, fundamentalmente en la Educación Básica de Personas Adultas.

Sus líneas de investigación se centran actualmente en la enseñanza-aprendizaje del español L1/L2 en contextos de diversidad lingüística y cultural y el desarrollo de la escritura académica y social desde una perspectiva funcional.

Ha coordinado y formado parte de numerosos proyectos de investigación competitivos sobre  enseñanza y aprendizaje de lenguas, entre ellos  Teacher Learning for European Literacy Education (TeL4ELE).

Alicia Hernando holds a doctorate in Education Sciences (UCM), a master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (Antonio de Nebrija University), a master’s degree in Information and Communication Technologies Applied to Education (UAM) and a degree in Hispanic Philology (UCM).

She has been an honorary collaborator in the Department of Didactics of Language and Literature (Spanish, French and English) of the Faculty of Education of the Complutense University, where she currently works as an associate professor. She also has extensive experience as a Spanish teacher and trainer of trainers. He has taught at different universities and institutions: Instituto Cervantes de Utrecht and The Hague University (2003-2004); The University of Hong Kong (2007-2010); Complutense University of Madrid and Polytechnic University of Madrid (present).

Her research is related to digital multiliteracity, multmodality and language learning (s), digital discourse and discourse analysis in the context of language teaching (L1 and L2).

Juana María Blanco es Jefa de Estudios y miembro del equipo docente del programa Español en Toledo, adscrito a la Fundación de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, actividad que compagina con la docencia universitaria como Profesor Asociado en la Facultad de Educación de Toledo (UCLM), en el Departamento de Filología Hispánica y Clásica.

Su formación académica incluye la Licenciatura en Filología Hispánica por la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (2000-2005), el Magíster en Formación de Profesores especialistas en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2006) y el Diploma en Estudios Avanzados en Lingüística General por la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (2012).

Actualmente cursa el Programa de doctorado en Educación de la UCM en la línea de investigación de Didáctica de la Lengua española bajo la tutorización de la Dra. Isabel García Parejo.  Su trayectoria docente e investigadora se inscribe en el ámbito de la Lingüística Aplicada a la enseñanza del español como L1 y LE/L2.

Sus áreas de investigación son la alfabetización académica y la enseñanza del español como segunda lengua en contextos escolares multilingües. En este marco, ha desarrollado actividades de formación específicas en la Facultad de Educación de Toledo, en distintos cursos del Instituto Cervantes y en el Máster de E/LE de la UCLM. Ha publicado materiales didácticos de enseñanza de E/LE y artículos de investigación sobre el tema de la alfabetización en español como L2 contextos escolares multilingües.

Borja Herrera holds a PhD in Education Sciences (UCM), a master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (UC-Comillas), a postgraduate degree in Applied Social Research and Data Analysis (CIS) and a BA in Sociology (USAL). He has extensive experience in teaching Spanish. Among the main institutions he has collaborated with we can find San Pablo CEU University Foundation (since 2016), where he also works as DELE examiner, or the Instituto Cervantes in Milan (2014-2016). His lines of research are related to the use of technology for language teaching.

Otras lenguas

Stéphanie Messakimove has a degree in Hispanic Philology from the University of Toulouse- le Mirail (1998); Pedagogical Certificate for Secondary Education (CAPES), by the Escuela Normal Superior de Libreville (2000); M.A. in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (TSFL), Cervantes Institute and the Menéndez Pelayo International University (2009). From 2000 to 2012, she was an SFL teacher at various institutes in Libreville. Since 2009 she has taught Didactics of Spanish as a Foreign Language in the Spanish Department of the Escuela Normal Superior de Libreville. She has participated in several E/LE Teacher Training Courses and International Congresses on Didactics of Language and Literature. At present, she is working on his her thesis in the Doctoral Program in Education at the School of Education, Complutense University of Madrid. Her research reflection is about the Teaching / Learning of SFL in multicultural and multilingual contexts.

Paloma Rodriguez-Miñambres es licenciada en Filología Vasca por la Universidad de Deusto y ha realizado el Máster de Psicodidáctica de la Universidad del País Vasco.

En los últimos 10 años ha estado trabajando en la Universidad del País Vasco como profesora adjunta, concretamente en la Facultad de Educación y Deporte de Vitoria-Gasteiz, en el departamento de Didáctica de la Lengua y la Literatura.

 Esta profesora da clases en el Grado de Educación Infantil y en el Grado de Educación Primaria en lengua castellana, lengua vasca y lengua inglesa. Las asignaturas que imparte tienen relación con la competencia comunicativa de los futuros docentes, el ámbito de la didáctica de lenguas y su aplicación en contextos multilingües.

Sus áreas de investigación son el bilingüismo, el multilingüismo y la competencia oral y escrita de los futuros maestros de educación primaria.

English Section

 

Aoife Kathleen Ahern , PhD, Spanish, Summa cum Laude; BA English, Honorary Award (Premio fin de Estudios-UNED); BA Hispanic Linguistics, is a tenured lecturer at the School of Education of the Complutense University of Madrid, where she teaches courses on language teaching methodology for young learners of English as a Foreign Language, and the teaching of literacy in EFL. She is the pedagogical coordinator of the English specialisation studies for Primary Education Degree. Her experience in management includes the role of academic secretary of the Language Pedagogy Department (2012-17); she has acted as expert on evaluation committees for Spanish Agencies of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education and Culture, and for the Agency for Quality in Catalan Higher Education.

She delivers courses to students of the B.Ed who specialise in ELT in early years or primary education, in addition to courses in several MAs, continuous professional development for teachers, and to supervising doctoral students within the UCM Doctoral Studies in Education programme. She is a regular participant, and has also acted as coordinator, of Educational Innovation and Service Learning projects related to the improvement of second language learning through music, and to genre pedagogy for literacy, specifically within the Reading to Learn framework, over the past 6 years.

Her research, developed through participation in several competitively funded research projects (Plan Nacional for R&D, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness) over 15 years, has led to her participation in a wide variety of national and international conferences and scientific events, as well as a number of publications including books and book chapters for Spanish and international publishers, and in specialised journals. She has worked, in general, on the interaction among grammar, semantics and pragmatics, in relation to the explicit and implicit sides of verbal communication, and on teaching, learning and acquisition of second and additional languages.

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Hugo Lázaro holds a PhD and MA in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language from Nebrija University. In 2009 he earned his BA in Journalism from Complutense University of Madrid. Professionally, he has taught different language and cultural courses in various language schools in Madrid (Enforex, CEE Academy and IES Abroad Foundation), but also to undergraduate and graduate students at Nebrija University and Alfonso X University. He is currently working as a Language Assistant at The University of Edinburgh. As a researcher, Hugo is particularly interested in the field of pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and LGTBIQ + studies.

Mila González holds a Master´s Degree in TESOL with Distinction from the University of Mánchester. Currently an Assistant Lecturer at the Faculty of Education, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she teaches courses on second language learning and teaching methodology to undergradutes doing their degree in Primary Education. Her areas of interest lie in the field of language acquisition from a Systemic Functional Theory of language and language in use within Genre Theory.

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Ada Francoy, Doctor in Education specializing in Theatre for Young Audiences and the uses of children´s literature to promote social justice. Currently working part time in academia and part time as an artist. As a professor, she works for several universities, including UNIR University and UAM, at the department of Linguistics. She is also an educational consultant for Trinity College London (theatre) and an examiner for theatre research for International Baccalaureate. As an artist, she writes, directs and performs plays for young audiences.