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Rosalie Christine Crawford
PERSONAL STATEMENT Dedicated and committed English language teacher with a proven record of empowering students with language skills and helping them progress by providing methods that stimulate an active learning attitude. Students are invited to reflect on their own learning process and acquire a critical attitude towards it as well as foster cultural sensitivity, cross- cultural and cross-linguistic awareness so as to succeed in communicating with fruitful results.
College / university teaching professional
Université de la Vallée d’Aoste, Aosta (Italy)
-English language teaching to students enrolled in the Bachelor’s degree course in “Modern
Languages for Business and Tourism”.
– English language teaching to students enrolled in the Master’s degree course in “Modern Languages and Culture for the Promotion of Mountains”.
Secondary education teaching professional
Fondazione Liceo Linguistico Courmayeur, Courmayeur (Italy)
– teacher of English language and literature to full-time pupils aged 14 to 19
– teacher of CLIL Science (Content Language Integrated Learning) to full-time pupils aged 14 to 19 from 2010 to 2017. Lesson delivery and assessment in CLIL contexts.
– co-ordinator and contact person for European Comenius and Erasmus+ projects (from 2008 to
– contact person for Cambridge certification (since 2001)
– responsible for organizing multi-level evening courses for adults financed by European funds
(Fondo Sociale Europeo 2006 -2009)
British Institutes, Aosta (Italy)
– Speaking Examiner and Team Leader for Cambridge Assessment English
– assessment of Main Suite (general English A1 – C1), Business English (B1 to C1) and Young
Learner oral testing.
– recruitment, coordination and training of Cambridge Speaking Examiners
Fondazione Montagna Sicura, La Palud (Italy)
– occasional contract work
– translation website, brochures, panels.
– teaching of English to Foundation’s personnel
Member of open competitive exam commission
Regional Tourism Office (former AIAT), Aosta (Italy)
Member of the open competitive exam commission for translators and interpreters
Drafting and selection of written papers and mark sheets
Assessment of linguistic competences
Aosta Valley Autonomous Region, Aosta (Italy)
Non-consecutive years of teaching employees of the Regional Administration.
Organization of courses.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
09/2016 Cambridge TKT CLIL
Cambridge English Language Assessment, Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Content and Language Integrated Learning and concepts related to a CLIL approach. A knowledge of language skills which are developed across different curriculum subjects. Lesson planning, activities and resources to support a CLIL approach.
Teaching strategies and how assessment is carried out in CLIL contexts.
05/2005–09/2005 “Tutor” for European projects
Aosta Valley Regional Agency for Employment, Aosta (Italy)
Tutoring skills for continuing education/training courses for adults, teenagers, apprenticeships, traineeships, etc.
Defining basic learning needs Drafting/editing a European project Assessing a learning path
09/2002 Proficiency in the French language
Aosta Valley Autonomous Region, Aosta (Italy)
Consolidation and reinforcement of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in French.
02/1973–11/1978 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
The Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park (Australia) Philosophy, sociology, English literature
Mother tongue(s) English
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Aosta Valley Autonomous Region: Certificate of Proficiency in French (September 2002)
Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user – B1 and B2: Independent user – C1 and C2: Proficient user
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Good communication skills gained through years of liaising with students, their families and
colleagues in the drafting, organizing and carrying out of multi-disciplinary, multi-lingual projects, many of which were approved and funded by INDIRE and the European Commission.
Organisational / managerial skills
Good leadership and organizational skills acquired in the role of Cambridge Assesment Team Leader, whose task is to carry out standardisation and training sessions for Cambridge Speaking Examiners, monitor the standards and take appropriate steps to ensure accuracy and consistency.
Further leadership and organizational skills were gained during the 9 years as coordinator and contact person for Comenius and Erasmus+ projects, for which we were awarded “success story” and “good practice” labels by the European Commission.
Detailed knowledge of the levels, descriptors and content specifications within the Common European
Framework of Reference (CEFR)
Digital skills SELF-ASSESSMENT
Information processing Communication Content creation Safety Problem solving
Proficient user Proficient user Independent user Proficient user Independent user
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