Project Coordinator: Enrica Piccardo

Enrica Piccardo
 
Surname                              Piccardo

First name                            Enrica

Address for correspondence   E-mail

Nationality                            Italian
Affiliation with educational networks/associations
Member of the Modern Language Centre (MLC) at OISE, member of AECSE (Association des enseignants-chercheurs en sciences de l'éducation) and of ASDIFLE (Association de didactique du français langue étrangère), former member of the National Council of ANILS (Associazione nazionale insegnanti lingue straniere).
Work information
 

Occupation or position currently held

Assistant Professor (and Maître de conférences en détachement)

Main activities and responsibilities

teaches graduate courses in Second Language Education and a course on French Language Pedagogy in the Initial Teacher Education program.
Supevises MA and PhD theses in foreign/second language pedagogy.
Representative of the SLE (second language education) program at the CTL department council board at OISE.
Name of employer
OISE (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) University of Toronto (and detached from the University Joseph Fourier - Grenoble 1)

Country of employment

 

Canada
 
Education and training
Relevant qualifications or training
 
PhD theses in language pedagogy defended in March 2003 (French-Italian co-direction)
1999: pre-service teacher trainer in language methodology (SSIS-University of Genoa)
1996: in-service teacher trainer for foreign language methodology for the Italian Ministry of Education
 
Languages of communication
 

Mother tongue

Italian
Other languages
French, English, German, passive Spanish
 
Project experience
 
- Local coordinator for the B-level (trainers’ trainer) of the national project ForTIC (Training teachers to NICT) of the Italian Ministry of Education 2002/03. Results: resources on the web and follow up training.
- Project leader and chief editor of a European scientific multilingual journal on language pedagogy and humanities. Result: publication of a paper version and an online version of 4 issues (2006-2009). Sponsor: research group GERFLINT, financed by several academic institutions.
- Participation as a scientific expert to the French-Italian international project ESABAC (Bac binational/bi-national A-Levels). Sponsor: French and Italian Ministries of Education 2006/2007. Short term result: definition of curriculum and implementing procedures, training of concerned teachers, medium-term result: exam implementation and institutional recognition.
- 2007 to 2009 Chief of International relations of the IUFM Grenoble (Université J.Fourier), responsible for 15 international mobility projects.
 
Expertise in the topic of the proposed project
 
Practice in the field
Training sessions on the documents published by the Council of Europe and on assessment/self-assessment for teachers of French as a foreign language and EFL in Spain, 2005-2007. Pre- and in-service training for foreign language teachers in France 2004-2007 as well as trainers’ training sessions. In-service teacher training of teachers of French as a foreign language, EFL and German as a foreign language on behalf of the Ministry of Education and pre-service training for language teachers, 2000-2004 + isolated interventions on the same topics for school inspectors and principals.
 
Other relevant experience
Coordination of a regional training project for the implementation of the ELP from primary to secondary school level in four languages (2003/2004).
Technical and scientific support to the creation and implementation of a “competencies log” coherent with the ELP for the Spanish Alliances françaises 2006/2007, lectures on assessment, the CEF and the ELP in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland.
 
Publications
- PICCARDO, E. (publication prévue 2010). "L'enseignant: un stratège de la complexité" in Baillat, G. Niclot, D., (Dir.) La formation des maîtres en Europe, De Boeck/Conférence des directeurs des IUFM.
- CARRASCO, P., PICCARDO, E. (2009). "Plurilinguisme, cultures et identités: la construction du savoir-être chez l’enseignant", LIDIL n°39, pp. 19-41.
- PICCARDO, E. (2007). "‘Humain, trop humain’ – Une approche pour esprits libres : de la nécessité d’une dimension humaniste dans la didactique des langues", Les cahiers de l’ASDIFLE, Paris, ASDIFLE (Association de didactique du français langue étrangère), pp. 21-49.
- PICCARDO, E. (2007). "Il ruolo della ricerca-azione nella didattica delle lingue-culture: verso una visione sistemica della classe", RILA (Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata). a. XXXIX n.3, Milano, Bulzoni editore, pp. 85-106.
- PICCARDO, E. (2006). "Portfolio Européen des Langues: un outil pour se connaître et se faire connaître", Synergies Europe, n°1, Piccardo, E. (Ed) “La richesse de la diversité: recherches et réflexions dans l’Europe des langues et des cultures”, pp.95-109.
- PICCARDO, E. (2005): Créativité et Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication dans l'enseignement/apprentissage des langues étrangères, Milan, Arcipelago Edizioni, collection Linguistica Applicata, directed by Patricia Kennan, 232 pages.
- PICCARDO, E. (2003): "Il monolinguismo è una malattia curabile! La dimensione interculturale nel Quadro comune europeo di riferimento per le lingue", in SeLM (Scuola e Lingue Moderne), Milano, Garzanti, n° 9.

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