Comittee

     President-in-Office

 Aina Carreras Nadal taught at primary and secondary level from 1975 to 1989 and for the past twenty years she worked as a foreign languages advisor at Palma Teachers’ Centre. She has been involved in educational consulting and training. She has also run many International courses and participated and collaborated in European projects. She recently retired after spending forty-one years in the Education sector.

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   Secretary

Margarita Truyols Taberner is Head of Studies and English Teacher at a Primary School. She’s taking part in the European Sections Programme. She is coordinator of the English language seminar ”We improve our methodological proposals in the English classroom” and coauthor of the cd-rom “Learn English playing with stories” published by the Teachers’ Centre in Palma.

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    Board Members

Carmen Moreno Huart has taught English and Spanish as a foreign language in the Balearic Islands, England and the United States. She was the director of the Socrates National Agency for three years. Also a teacher trainer and material developer she has been coordinator of International Programs at the Conselleria d’Educació i Cultura de les Illes Balears until 2011. She’s currently at IES Bendinat teaching English.

Montse García Comino. BA in English Language and literature. She has been teacher of English at primary and secondary for more than 20 years. She has also been a teacher trainer for the ICE at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, the teacher association Rosa Sensat and the publisher Pearson Education. She has been advisor for the Conselleria d’educació i Cultura of the Balearic Islands for two years and advisor on foreign languages at the CEP Jaume Cañellas of Palma.

Magdalena Balle Garcia. Graduate in English Philology. She has been teacher of English and German in primary, secondary and adult education. At present she is part of the school board of the CEPA Son Canals. She has taken part in several publications in magazines and books on TEFL. She has also coordinated different European educational projects

Aina Trias. Aina Trias Roca has been teaching English at a Primary School since 1995. She is the author of the cd-rom “Festivals through stories” and coauthor of “London”, both published by the Teachers’ Centre in Palma. She has been involved in teachers’ training, specially in courses related to English methodologies for the very young learners.

 

Vivienne Birch has been teaching English privately for nearly 25 years, mainly in Castilla La Mancha, before moving to Mallorca 6 years ago. She has taught all levels, from very young learners to EOI teachers and has given classes in business, medical and military English; over the last decade she has coached “opositores” and taken on teaching in various CEP courses, including CLIL training.

Susana Cortés Pomacóndor received her BA in English from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and her PhD in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. She is currently an assistant lecturer in English Studies at the University of the Balearic Islands, where she teaches courses on English language and linguistics at both graduate and postgraduate level. Her research mainly focuses on the acquisition of a foreign language by a bilingual population and her speciality is in the field of English phonetics and phonology. Her work has been published in scientific journals and edited volumes published by John Benjamins.