Sinead Namur is currently Admission’s Officer and a teacher of English in the Department of Languages and Cultures at Télécom Paris.
An experienced academic manager and teacher combining a passion for English language and literature, she has over 20 years’ experience teaching in the primary, secondary and higher education sector in France.
She has worked in state French schools, been a freelance tutor for international companies and set up her own association for teaching English to children. She was a Senior Teacher at the British Council in Paris, where she managed a Partner School in Sèvres. She is also a Cambridge DELTA tutor and a member of TESOL France Executive Committee.
Her key interests include materials’ and curriculum development. She enjoys developing new partnerships with other institutions and has been instrumental in setting up IELTS certification sessions for Télécom students on campus.
The courses she has designed for Télécom Paris students include TOEFL IBT and IELTS preparation, A World of English through Accents and International Business Mediation.
Creation of MOOCs and Pedagogical Materials
- MOOC on Coursera: Promote your Scientific Results – 2021
Project Manager and co-author with Bethany Cagnol and Cécile Michaut,
Télécom Paris + IMT
Thanks to Sinead’s experience as debating coach at Télécom Paris, she created week 3 content for the Mooc, focusing on how to deal with difficult questions.
- Namur, S. 2021, Making Mediation Meaningful Teaching Times TESOL Issue 100
- McLornan, S. & Guichon, N. 2009 The effects of multimodality on L2 learners: Implications for CALL resource design System 36 (1):85-93
PhD students trained in international scientific mediationPhD, International Partnerships — 07/07/2022Language teachers welcomed about thirty European doctoral students to Télécom Paris to train them in [...]
Former les doctorants à la médiation scientifique internationalePhD, International Partnerships — 07/07/2022Des enseignantes de langues ont accueilli une trentaine de doctorants européens à Télécom Paris [...]
Promote your scientific resultsFaculty Members — 06/10/2021With the new MOOC "Promote your scientific results", researchers will learn how to present their results to their peers, the general public and [...]
Valorisez vos résultats scientifiquesFaculty Members — 06/10/2021Grâce au nouveau MOOC "Promote your scientific results", les chercheurs apprendront à présenter leurs résultats auprès de leurs pairs, [...]