Dr. Kenia Puig i Planella, Education Officer
Kenia joined PPLI in 2012. She works on the development and implementation of short courses in heritage languages, develops and delivers CPD for MFL teachers in both initial and continuing teacher education, supports schools and teachers, and provides expertise in languages pedagogy to relevant agencies. Her areas of expertise include curriculum development, the CEFR, multilingualism, intercultural education and digital technologies in the MFL classroom.
Kenia is a graduate of the Universitat de Barcelona. In 1992 she moved to Cork, where she gained a Masters in Applied Linguistics. Subsequently she completed her PhD in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies in Dublin City University. She worked as a language advisor with the Modern Languages in Primary School Initiative before joining PPLI.