ABOUT ME

DSC01276I am the founder and Head of the MFL Department at International House Newcastle

I am Bachelor of Law by Rey Juan Carlos University and Masters in Applied Linguistics by University of Jaén.

I have also gained the certificate in Spanish teaching for adults by Barcelona University and International House Madrid.

In addition I am official examiner by Instituto Cervantes.

I am specialized in educational technology: flipped classroom, MOOCs, augmented reality, gamification, machine learning, learning analytics and big data for education.

RedELE, the most influential journal in the field of Spanish language teaching published my Masters dissertation titled: ” The interaction in the new online learning environments”

Amazon has published recently my first book titled: “El Futuro de la Educación” The Future of Education.

In June 2015 I was invited by the Spanish Embassy in London to give the plenary talk titled ( The future of the education: From the whiteboard to the MOOC) and a workshop titled (The implementation and use of gamification in foreign language classes) in the Annual Conference of Secondary Spanish Teachers in United Kingdom sponsored by the Spanish Embassy in UK.

In December 2014 I gave a talk conference titled: The interaction in the new online learning environments in the annual meeting of Spanish teachers in Uk held in Durham University

Here you can read all my articles  and papers about applied linguistic, theories of language learning, teaching methodologies, online learning environments and much more…

In the following link you will find my teaching philosophy result of my experiences as a Spanish language teacher and Head of MFL, as well as interactions with my colleagues of International House Newcastle.

The following feedback was given to me by one of the teacher trainings from International House World Organization in my first lesson at IH Newcastle. In the following link you will be able to read the comments and testimonials of my former clients.

In the last years I have created hundred of educational materials for teachers and learners of Spanish language. Feel free to use them and share them.

I am the founder and president of the Hispanic Society of North-East of England, a non-profit organization that intends to promote relations between the Spanish, Latin American and British peoples leading to closer ties between the countries through knowledge of each other’s customs, culture and history. Media 1 

In May 2015 I founded the New Language Cafe Newcastle involving the most renowned cultural and educational organizations such as: Northumbria University, The Hispanic Society of North-East, Routes into Languages North-East, the North East German Network, Instituto Cervantes and the department of education of the Spanish Embassy in UK to promote the learning of foreign languages in North East of England. Media 1 Media 2  Media 3

Other courses: Lean Startup creation and business model generation (Full time – 15 weeks), Basic principles of online marketing; Creation and methods of payment in e-commerce; Shipping & Customer service. More crazy things I do here  ->> and here ->>

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