Professor Dr. Terry Lamb
Professor of Languages and Interdisciplinary Pedagogy
University of Westminster
A former secondary school teacher of French and German, Terry is Professor of Languages and Pedagogy in the School of Education, University of Sheffield, UK, where he is Director of Internationalisation and Civic Engagement. He teaches on a number of postgraduate and doctoral programmes and directs the iPGCE (International Postgraduate Certificate of Education), an online programme aimed at practicing teachers around the world, as well as the MA in Languages, Education and Research based in Malta. He has authored and edited numerous publications in the areas of learner autonomy, multilingualism and teacher development, and is founder editor of the research journal Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching. He has carried out consultancies and presented keynote papers in many countries, and has been involved in numerous national and international research projects, including several at the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz, Austria. A former President of the UK Association for Language Learning and currently President of FIPLV (Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes), an NGO of both UNESCO and the Council of Europe, Terry has worked closely with the UK and other Governments. He was awarded the honour of Chevalier des Palmes Académiques by the French Government for services to languages in France and Europe more widely.