Julia Palacios Vergara

Julia Palacios Vergara

Profile

In my 23 years working in the university I have taught different levels, specialities and I have been resposible for certain areas and projects.

I teach elective modules in Spanish from ab-initio to Upper Intermediate level. I am also Co-ordinator of the Pre-Christmas Project (RESS) run in conjunction with the School of Medicine, which also involves teaching beginners group. Also I am co-ordinator of Students without Borders (SWB) a programme for Medical, Dentistry and Healthcare students, this is an advance course with a specific focus on medical vocabulary, and contexts

Qualifications

  • A degree in Education (BA) from Peru
  • CTEL diploma (Certificate in Teaching European Language) from Trinity All Saints University and Leeds Metropolitan University.
  • Diploma 1 Sign Language
  • Diploma 2 Sign Language
  • GCSE in Photography
  • French Intermediate Level
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE - PGCLTHE Rout 2 (by portfolio)
  • 140-hour Premier TEFL Couse

Further experience

  • Working as specialist role co-ordinator to review levels 0 and 1 in terms of syllabus, assessment, topics and learning outcomes
  • Teaching Spanish at GCSE and A level in colleges in Leeds
  • I enjoy most about teaching is adapting my teaching methods, passing on my knowledge and giving skills that will permanently be theirs.

Responsibilities

  • Spanish Co-ordinator
  • RESS and SWB Co-ordinator (medics)
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Qualifications

  • Education (BA) from Peru
  • CTEL diploma
  • Diploma 1 & 2 Sign Language
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE - PGCLTHE Rout 2
  • 140-hour Premier TEFL Course