Martine Delbauve

Lecturer in Education

School of Education

Martine Delbauve

Contact details

School of Education
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT, United Kingdom

About

Martine is a Modern Languages specialist (French/Spanish) and has taught in schools and colleges, and in adult and higher education in England. After working as Course Leader for Modern Languages at a sixth form college she developed a portfolio of work by combining teaching, initial teacher training and consultancy work. She has also worked as educational adviser with a focus on the evaluation of subject-based and cross-institution educational projects. She has been working at the University of Birmingham since September 2009, with a focus on Modern Languages initial teacher education and training.

Qualifications

  • MSc in e-learning, multimedia and consultancy (Sheffield Hallam)
  • PGCE (11-18, French/Drama) (Hull, UK)
  • Licence de Lettres Modernes (Toulouse)
  • DEUG de Lettres Classiques (Toulouse)
  • Diploma in Spanish (Open University)

Teaching

Martine teaches on the PGDipEd in Modern Languages. This 36 week long course, with 12 weeks spent at the university and 24 weeks in schools, aims to prepare students to become teachers in the 11-18 secondary sector. The PGDipEd is one of only a few intial teacher education courses in the country to be at post-graduate diploma level (most are PGCEs). She works on all six modules, plans and delivers sessions at the University, carries out supervisory visits while student teachers are on placement in schools, and supervises their assignment work (amongst many other tasks).

In addition she is one of the Whole School Issues tutors (PGDipEd cross-subject course) and contributes to the Primary PGDipEd and to the training of Erasmus students to become foreign language assistants.

Martine contributes to the marketing of courses and activities in the Department of Professional Studies, and is a member of the School of Education's Internationalisation Committee.

Postgraduate supervision

Martine supervises students on the MEd in Teaching Studies.

Research

  • She is inrested in:
  • modern languages teaching and learning;
  • initial teacher training/education;
  • learner autonomy, e-learning, learning environments and communities;
  • learning culture/ethos, educational change management.

Other activities

Publications

Teaching and learning resources:

  • Fêtes francophones (2001) Language Centre Publications
  • Portfolio of pupils’ assessed work (AT2 and AT4) (1996) - this resource was produced with a team of teachers/language advisers for Humberside Local Authority

Conference paper:

Other:

  • Working on a book about ‘Impact Evaluation of Educational Change’ along with two other authors.

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