Dr Michael Lynch
Deputy Head of Institute for Education, Teaching & Leadership (IETL) / Senior Lecturer in Language Studies
Moray House School of Education and Sport, CH 4.23
- University of Edinburgh (Holyrood Campus)
- Post code
- EH8 8AQ
MA Joint Hons (French & Italian)
PGCE Secondary in French and Italian
Responsibilities & affiliations
Academic Coordinator Placement
Sources of Knowledge
Open to PhD supervision enquiries?
- Modern Languages
- Second Language Acquisition
- Teacher Cognition
Current research interestsArticle in preparation for Scottish Educational Journal. Title " What contribution can research make to initial teacher education in the field of second language learning to teachers’ continuing professional development?" - paper given at SERA 2016. Article in preparation for TESOL Quarterly Title "Evidence for the bilingual option". Co-written with Professor Wolfgang Butzkamm, Emeritus Professor, University of Aachen, Germany. Paper accepted for "The Second International Conference on Situating Strategy Use: Present Issues and Future Trends", Thrace, Greece in September 2017. Collaborative research with other Scottish universities involved in the SCDE Languages Group (formerly STEC Sub Group). The research will focus on pedagogy and teacher development with respect to identifying the most effective ways in which to support and develop the Scottish Government 1+2 languages policy.
The contribution of research to foreign language teachers’ continuing professional development
Evidence for the bilingual option
National Framework for Languages
Target language use in Modern Language classrooms
Reforming the initial education of teachers and others working in schools
Title " What contribution can research make to initial teacher education in the field of second language learning to teachers’ continuing professional development?"