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Dr Gillian Peiser

Dr Gillian Peiser

Telephone: 0151 231 4626

Biography

Teaching interests:
Second language teaching pedagogy, practitioner research, research methods, masters and doctoral dissertation supervision

Research interests:
Intercultural understanding in (languages) education, teacher development and teacher education

Current Roles and Responsibilities:
•Supervisor of doctoral students conducting research into languages education / practitioner research
•PGDE MFL Route Leader
•School liaison tutor
•Module leader for PG7136SLTA Learning, Teaching and Assessment
•Deputy REF co-ordinator for Education

Languages

German
French

Degrees

2012, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD, Education
1999, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MA, Educational Management
1995, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, PGCE, German with French
1994, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, BA (Hons), European Studies and Modern Languages

Publications

Highlighted publications

Peiser G. 2015. The place of research in teacher education Teacher Education in Times of Change: Responding to Challenges Across the UK and Ireland :161-178 9781447318552

Peiser G. 2015. Overcoming barriers: engaging younger students in an online intercultural exchange Intercultural Education, 26 :361-376 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2013. The influence of teachers’ interests, personalities and life experiences in intercultural languages teaching Day C. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 20 :375-390 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2013. The significance of Intercultural Understanding (IU) in the English Modern Foreign Languages curriculum: a pupil perspective Language Learning Journal, 41 :340-356 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2012. Rhetoric or reality: Intercultural understanding in the English Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Languages curriculum Curriculum Journal, 23 :173-187 >DOI

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Hulme M, Mutton T, Peiser G. 2016. The dual effects of the Carter Review and the allocations crisis BERA Annual Conference

Peiser G, Stanley G. 2015. Free access to the concert hall of an acclaimed orchestra: A Vice-Chancellor's vision and the student experience BERA Conference 2015

Peiser G. 2015. Overcoming barriers: engaging younger students in an online intercultural exchange Intercultural Education, 26 :361-376 >DOI

Peiser G, Oberg H. Promoting Pupils' Intercultural Understanding in MFL Languages World 2013

Peiser G. Reflections on my PhD: some ethical and methodological issues Teacher Education Research Network (TERN) Seminar

Peiser G. The interplay of teacher specific and contextual factors on intercultural languages teaching International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication 11th International Conference

Castle K, Peiser G, Smith E. Teacher development through the MTL: a lost opportunity 3rd TEAN Conference: Creating Effective Teachers

Peiser G. The influence of teachers' interests, personalities and life experiences in intercultural languages teaching NAFOL international conference

Peiser G. The significance of intercultural understanding in the English MFL curriculum: a pupil perspective Cultnet Seminar 2011

Jones M, Peiser G. An Investigation of Secondary Student Teachers’ Emerging Philosophy of Teaching. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference 6-8 September 2011, London.

Peiser G. The potential for developing the intercultural understanding element of the MFL curriculum in English secondary schools Cultnet Meeting

Peiser G. The Potential for Modern Foreign Languages to Promote and Develop the Intercultural Competence Curriculum in English Secondary Schools BESA annual conference: Education and Culture

Peiser G, Doyle S, Faragher S. Developments of the MTL in the North West UCET Annual Conference

Peiser G. Does the revised English MFL curriculum give us reasons to be optimistic about fostering intercultural understanding amongst Key Stage 3 language learners? International Conference on Intercultural Competence: Concepts Challenges Evaluations

Chapters

Castle K, Peiser G, Smith E. 2016. Teacher development through the masters in teaching and learning: A lost opportunity Masterliness in the Teaching Profession :29-37 9781317603030

Beauchamp G, Kennedy A, Mutton T, Clarke L, Magennis G, O doherty T, Hulme M, Menter I, Peiser G, Jephcote M, Murray J. 2015. Teacher education in times of change: Responding to challenges across the UK and Ireland Teacher Education in Times of Change: Responding to Challenges Across the UK and Ireland :1-291 9781447318552

Peiser G. 2015. The place of research in teacher education Teacher Education in Times of Change: Responding to Challenges Across the UK and Ireland :161-178 9781447318552

Byram M, Peiser G. 2015. Culture Learning in the Language Classroom The SAGE Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence :205-208 SAGE Publications 9781452244280 >DOI

Peiser G. 2011. Does the Revised English MFL Curriculum Give Us Reasons to be Optimistic about Fostering Intercultural Understanding Amongst Key Stage 3 Language Learners? Witte A. Intercultural Competence: Concepts, Challenges, Evaluations 10 :111-125 Peter Lang. Oxford 978-3-0343-0793-2

Journal Articles

Peiser G. 2015. Overcoming barriers: engaging younger students in an online intercultural exchange Intercultural Education, 26 :361-376 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2013. The influence of teachers’ interests, personalities and life experiences in intercultural languages teaching Day C. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 20 :375-390 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2013. The significance of Intercultural Understanding (IU) in the English Modern Foreign Languages curriculum: a pupil perspective Language Learning Journal, 41 :340-356 >DOI

Castle K, Peiser G, Smith E. 2013. Teacher development through the Masters in Teaching and Learning: a lost opportunity Gilroy P. Journal of Education for Teaching, 39 :30-38 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2012. Rhetoric or reality: intercultural understanding in the English Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Languages curriculum Curriculum Journal, 23 :173-187 >DOI

Peiser G, Jones M. 2012. Rhetoric or reality: Intercultural understanding in the English Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Languages curriculum Curriculum Journal, 23 :173-187 >DOI

Peiser G, Ambrose J, Burke B, Davenport J. The role of the mentor in professional knowledge development across four professions International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, >DOI

Book Reviews

Peiser G. 2015. Language teachers and teaching. Global perspectives, local initiatives LANGUAGE AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION, 15 :446-448 >DOI >Link

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

Conference name: International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication (IALIC) Conference, Position: Member of Scientific Committee

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: The Role of the mentor in an increasingly school-led English initial teacher education system, Conference title: Thinking Deeply about Teacher Education, Place/location of conference: Birmingham, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: Fellow of Higher Education Academy, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: External examiner for PGCE MFL at Goldsmiths University