Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Emma Fawcett

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Name
Emma Fawcett
Email
emma.fawcett (at) hu-berlin.de

Institution
Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik → Englische Sprachwissenschaft
Visiting address
Unter den Linden 6 , Room 2001b
Phone number
(030) 2093-70915
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

 

Consultation hours

Tuesdays 11:45 - 12:45 in person (UL6, 2001b) or by telephone (030-2093-70915).

Please sign-up via email beforehand.

 


 

Emma Fawcett teaches applied language courses in the Master of Education and M.A. English Literatures programmes.

She is also working towards a PhD in adult education. Working title: Die Konstruktion von Differenz im Programm der Volkshochschule / The construction of difference in adult education centre programmes.

 

Formal qualifications

M.A. Erwachsenenbildung/Lebenslanges Lernen. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2012-2016).

M.A. European Studies. King’s College London, UK (2009-2010).

IH Certificate in Teaching Young Learners. International House Prague, Czech Republic (2009).

M.A. (Oxon.) Modern Foreign Languages - German and Russian. University of Oxford, UK (2004-2008).

Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults. International House Moscow, Russia (2007).

 

Previous teaching and research positions

Seminar Zielgruppen in der Erwachsenenbildung (B.A. Erziehungswiss.) for the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2020 & 2021).

Junior researcher in adult education at the University of Hamburg (2014-2016).

Teacher of English (general, business and 'easy access'/Leichter Lernen) at Volkshochschule Berlin Mitte (2011 – 2016).

Teacher of academic, general and business English at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, HTW Berlin, and Berlin School of English (2010 – 2015).

Teacher of English as a Foreign Language in the UK/Czech Republic/Kyrgyzstan (2008-2009).

 

Professional activities/memberships

Revision of the syllabus for English courses in the field of adult basic education, Landesinstitut für Schule und Medien Berlin-Brandenburg (current)

Member of Gesellschaft Erwachsenenbildung und Behinderung (2015 - present).

Co-editor of the journal Volkshochschulen in Berlin (2018 - 2020).

 

Publications

For publications on adult education and inclusion (in German and in English), see Research Gate profile.