Staff Profile:Angela Buckingham

Name:
Ms Angela Buckingham
Job Title:
Academic Developer
Responsibilities:

My responsibilities are to support and develop the enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment within the university.

I support the University's HEA accredited FLAIR Framework, teaching on the Academic Practice Programme (the APP) for new staff, including those overseas at University of Reading Malaysia. I take a lead role in the development and delivery of the teaching and learning induction programme for PhD students who have teaching responsibilities (Preparing to Teach), and I am a tutor to the Graduate Teaching Assistants on the APP. I enjoy contributing to the Teaching and Learning Open Programme, which offers a range of developmental opportunities for academic staff and staff supporting teaching and learning.

Background

My background is in language teaching, materials writing and teacher training (online and face to face); I have over 20 years' experience in ELT. I am the author of a number of ELT publications and have worked as a classroom teacher in the UK, Australia and Japan. I deliver teacher training courses for primary, secondary and tertiary teachers in numerous overseas settings.

I joined CQSD as an Academic Developer in November 2015.

Areas of Interest:
  • Academic development and CPD
  • The international teacher and student experience
  • Language Learning
  • Blended Learning
  • Issues around Teacher Identity
Research groups / Centres:
Publications:

Include:

Oxford Teachers' Academy: Teaching with Technology Modules 5&6 The Four Skills (2015) online self-study teacher training module

Oxford Teachers' Academy: Teaching Children Session 5: Developing Literacy Skills (2015) online self-study teacher training module

Buckingham, A and Stephens, B (2014) Oxford Discover Grammar Levels 5 and 6 OUP

Buckingham, A and Stephens, B (2013) International Express Beginner OUP

Buckingham, A and Stephens, B (2013) International Express Elementary OUP

Buckingham, A and Lansford, L (2010) Passport 2 OUP

Buckingham, A and Lansford, L (2010) Passport 1 OUP

Barnard, R, Cady J, Buckingham, A, and Duckworth, M (2009) Business Venture 1 3rd edition OUP

Buckingham, A and Craven, M (2006) Get Real books 1-3 Macmillan

Buckingham, A and Craven, M (2006) Get Real Starter Macmillan

Buckingham, A and Hawke, P (2006) My First Passport 2 OUP

Buckingham, A and Hawke, P (2005) My First Passport 1 OUP

Buckingham, A and Whitney, N (2004) Passport to New Places OUP

Buckingham, A and Whitney, N (2002) Passport to Work OUP

Whitney, N and Buckingham, A (1997) Passport Plus: English for International Communication OUP

Buckingham, A and Whitney, N (1995) Passport: English for International Communication OUP

Stott, T and Buckingham, A (1995) At Your Service English for the Travel and Tourist industry OUP

Recent Presentations and workshops

Keynote Speaker Park Conference Brno, Czech Republic Learning and the Brain- Exploring our beliefs April 2015

Workshops, Jakarta, Indonesia Dangerous Myths and Surprising Truths about Learning and the Brain October 2015

OTA training Adapazari, Turkey 21st Century Skills September 2015

OTA training Worcester College, Oxford Young Learners July 2015

Workshop: Baku, Azerbaijan Getting Students to Speak Using the Four Ts; Anatomy of a Great Lesson May 2015

Workshop: Bern, Switzerland B is for Beginner April 2015

OTA Training Cairo, Egypt Very Young Learners September 2014

OTA Training Brasenose College Oxford Teaching English to Teenagers August 2014

Workshop: Zurich, Switzerland Motivating the professionals: Build on what they know April 2014

JALT Conference Kobe, Japan 2013 Author Speaker for OUP

JALT Conference Shizuoka, Japan 2009 Featured Speaker for OUP

Qualifications

DTLLS/ PGCE (2010)

MA in TEFL (1997)

RSA Dip TEFLA (1993)

RSA cert TEFLA (1990)

BA (Joint Hons) (1989)

Angela Buckingham

Contact Details

Email:
a.s.buckingham@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 6354

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