Chair of Curriculum Committee
Dr Shirley Lawes is an education researcher, consultant and university teacher, specialising in teacher education and modern foreign languages teaching and learning at the University College London Institute of Education. The present focus of her research and curriculum development work is on the use of short film in MFL teaching in collaboration with the British Film Institute. She has published widely in both English and French on education policy, teacher education and the teaching of modern foreign languages and is currently writing a book on culture in language teaching. Shirley is also a Chevalier dans l’ordre des Palmes Académiques awarded by the French Ministry of Education for her contribution to the promotion of the French language and culture.