Profile | Training & development


Training & development


For my own personal enjoyment and in order to expand subject knowledge and language skills, I am almost always involved in some form of learning activity. Below is a sample of training and development that I have undertaken over the last few years.

2019
• Webinar on bibliotherapy
Migrants and Refugees in Education online course
• Volunteer Librarian role for a small charitable organisation

2018
CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
• Adult Literacies Tutor training and volunteering

2017
• Voluntary role supporting new mothers (2017-present)

2016
Creating Open Educational Resources (OERs) short course
• Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Autumn Gathering conference

2014
• Intensive Spanish-English (direct & inverse) translation course in Salamanca, Spain
• German language course, level A1
• Advanced Spanish conversation course

2013
• The Scottish Library & Information Council Further Education Sector Conference
• Webinar on Spanish to English translation techniques
• Webinar on translating culturally-challenging terms
• Webinar on a free CAT tool

2012
• Voluntary role as a children's Spanish class assistant
• Work shadowed the librarian at a university language library
• Italian language course, level A1i