Scholarship Winners Gallery
Edith Luna Villanueva is an English Language Teacher and a Music Teacher. She holds a Master of Education degree (University of Bristol, UK). She is a Professor Adjunct at the English Department, University of Catamarca (UNCa), Argentina and General Coordinator of GRUVII, an Educational Volunteering Group. She has been an EFL teacher trainer for more than twenty years. She is currently the chief of the English Department at UNCa. She has published many papers in scientific journals in Argentina.
María Vergara Aibar is an English Language Teacher and researcher with experience in all educational levels. María is a System Analyst. Holds a Master of Arts degree in Education and Professional Development (University of East Anglia, England). She has a Doctor’s Degree in Human Sciences (University of Catamarca). She specializes in ICT in Education and in Cultural Studies (UNCa). She has deliver courses on ICT, emotions in education, creativity, rural schools and educational research. She has published many articles in journals.
Claudia Bustos-Moraga is a school teacher and teacher educator in Chile. She has been a mentor on the British Council / Ministry of Education Champion Teachers Action Research scheme for Chilean school teachers since its second cohort (2014) and senior mentor since its forth cohort up to date (2017). Currently, she is studying for a Master's degree at the University of Leeds.
Loreto Aliaga is a teacher of English from Chile. She holds a BA and MA in TEFL from Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación, Santiago, Chile. She is 4th PhD in Education student at the School of Education at the University of Leeds. Her research focuses of teacher educators’ cognitions in the context of pre-service TEFL curriculum innovation. Loreto is a founding member of RICELT, the first Chilean network of researchers in ELT.
Débora Izé Balsemão Oss holds a Doctoral Degree in Applied Linguistics and a Master's in Language Acquisition. She is an independent researcher and her main area of interest relates to Second Language Teacher Education. She is currently an English language teacher in the public sector in Brazil. She also has experience in working in academic settings. Débora is the winner of a ReSIG scholarship to attend the 'Teachers Research! Chile 2016: The First Annual Latin American Conference for Teacher-Research in ELT' conference on 19 March in Santiago, Chile.
Laura Marina Aza is a graduate teacher from I.S.P. Joaquín V. González and holds an M.A. in TESOL from Lancaster University. She has taught widely at university and teacher training college level in Argentina, including Belgrano University, Joaquín V. González and Cibadist, where she is the Head of the oral language area. She also teaches at secondary school level. Laura is the winner of a ReSIG scholarship to attend the 'Teachers Research! Chile 2016: The First Annual Latin American Conference for Teacher-Research in ELT' conference on 19 March in Santiago, Chile.
Aslı Lidice Göktürk Saglam, an English teacher in EAP settings for 15 years and a doctoral candidate, won the ReSIG scholarship to attend our ReSIG-supported one-day workshop 'Doing Good Quality ELT Research' on 23 October in Malta. Aslı's research interests include teacher education, ICT and testing and assessment. She shares her reflections about teaching in her blog at http://aslisaglam.edublogs.org/ and on Twitter (@aslilidice)
Obie Noe B. Madalang, an English instructor and language researcher at Mountain Province State Polytechnic College, a rural state college in the Philippines, is the winner of the ReSIG scholarship to attend the 'Teacher Researchers in Action' conference, organized in conjunction with Gediz University, Izmir, 25-26 June 2014.
Daniel Xerri, a teacher of English at a post-16 college in Malta and a part-time PhD (Education) student at the University of York, won the main ReSIG scholarship to attend our Pre-Conference Event on 8 April 'Researching professional talk' at the 2013 IATEFL conference in Liverpool.
Nasy Inthisone Pfanner, a part-time teacher in a secondary grammar school in Vorarlberg, Austria, and a member of Teachers of English in Austria(TEA) was also awarded a ReSIG scholarship to attend our Pre-Conference Event on 8 April 'Researching professional talk' at the 2013 IATEFL Conference in Liverpool
Redouane Madaoui, an assistant professor at the faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, Agadir, Morocco, whose area of research is EFL reading pedagogy, also won a ReSIG scholarship to attend Pre-Conference Event on 8 April 'Researching professional talk' at the 2013 IATEFL Conference in Liverpool.
Divya Brochier, the co-ordinator of the EASE Program at the Ecole Centrale Paris and a doctoral candidate at the University of Exeter, UK, won our scholarship to attend Anne Burns's 3 November 2012 workshop in Reading University, Reading, England: Doing Action Research in the Language Classroom.
Kashmir Kaur, a Teaching Fellow at the The Language Centre, University of Leeds, won our scholarship to attend David Nunan's 12 May 2012 workshop in Graz, Austria: Introduction to Qualitative Research.
Tahar Asses, a full-time secondary school teacher in Skikda, Algeria, who is concurrently undertaking a Master's degree at ENS teacher training school in Constantine, Algeria, won the scholarship we offered to our 19 March 2012 Pre-conference event in Glasgow, Scotland, on 'How to combine teaching and researching: Focus on Learners and Classroom Language Learning'.
Jessica Mackay, a doctoral candidate at the University of Barcelona, Spain (where she also works full-time) won our first scholarship to a ReSIG event, Zoltan Dornyei's workshop on Questionnaire Design and Analysis on 10 February 2012.
Larysa Sanotska was the first Research SIG scholarship winner, to attend a BALEAP research methods seminar in 2011.