Staff Profiles: Cathy Burch

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Cathy Burch

Staff Profile: Cathy Burch
Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Cathy Burch

Cathy Burch

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Education and Learning

Cathy is a Lecturer in Primary Education, specialising in Modern Foreign Languages

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714574 Email: cburch@glos.ac.uk

Biography

Cathy completed her first degree in Spanish. She then lived in Spain and France, and taught English as a Foreign Language. On her return to the U.K., Cathy enjoyed a highly successful career in international market research, but still kept studying Spanish, French and European Business to Master's level. She worked as a primary school teacher and co-ordinator specialising in languages before joining the Primary Education Team in January 2014. Cathy is responsible for all B.Ed and PGCE primary languages modules, and is also a personal tutor and dissertation supervisor. She began a Doctorate in

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
B.A. (Hons) Spanish Studies University of Portsmouth 1993
M.A. Spanish and Latin American Studies King's College London 2003
M.A. European Business, Culture & Langs (French) Oxford Brookes University 2005
PGCE Primary 5-11 (Specialism: MFL) Oxford Brookes University 2008

Membership of professional bodies

Member of the Association for Language Learning

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Teaching and research

Teaching

Primary languages, with particular reference to French and Spanish.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate