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Lynne Jones, Professional Development Officer

An experienced primary practitioner with a languages background, Lynne joined SCILT as a Professional Development Officer straight from the classroom in August 2012. From 2013 to 2015 she was involved with the development of Education Scotland’s comprehensive online 1+2 resources and the 1st level MLAN Es and Os.

Currently, her main role is the collaboration with colleagues in SCILT and beyond to develop, facilitate and evaluate the various professional learning opportunities offered to teachers, student teachers and Development Officers across Scotland. Lynne is the SCILT lead on the 1+2 Languages Leadership Programme, a flagship national professional learning programme which is run in partnership with Education Scotland and carries Professional Recognition from the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS). 

Lynne co-ordinates a short life working group comprising experienced practitioners and academics which explores the issue inclusive practice in language teaching. See the Languages for all area of the SCILT website for the latest information on this work.

In 2017-18 Lynne will be seconded one day a week to the Scottish College of Educational Leadership (SCEL) as a Tutor on their Teacher Leadership Programme. 

Lynne completed a Masters in Teaching in 2015 and her final dissertation investigated effective professional learning for languages teachers. In October 2017 Lynne begins a Doctorate specialising in supporting teacher learning. Lynne is increasingly sharing her work and practice at conferences and knowledge exchange events in Scotland and beyond. Professional interests include: pupil voice; teacher learning and practitioner enquiry.


The Ramshorn
98 Ingram Street
Merchant City
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, G1 1EX

0141 444 8173
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