Sussex Centre for Language Studies

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Ms Belinda Hackney

Post:Senior Teaching Fellow - Language Pathways (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Location:ARTS A A059

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877291
International:+44 1273 877291
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  • BEd. Modern Foreign Languages (French and German), Northumbria 1995.
  • MA Contemporary French Studies, Sheffield 1997.
  • After a nine-year period of residence in France during the 1980s I returned to the UK and qualified as a teacher.
  • I taught French and German in secondary schools between 1994 to 1997.
  • I taught French and coordinated Modern Language programmes in Further Education from 1997 to 2007.
  • I have been teaching French in HE since 2007.
  • I now also manage Language Elective and Minor Pathways across a portfolio of eight Languages at Sussex.


Convenor for Modern Language Pathways (all year groups)

  • ML Language Tutor coordinator
  • Year Abroad advisor for Language elective pathways
  • Schools Liaison for ML - Routes into Languages and Widening Participation
  • SCLS Language Ambassador coordinator
  • Senior Teaching Fellow

Language Convenor for:

  • French for Professional Purposes 2AB & 3AB
  • French 1 AB
  • French Special Subject 2 - French Cinema

Also Convenor for:

  • Arabic, Chinese, & Japanese ML elective modules

Community and Business

External Examiner for Modern Foreign Languages at the University of Worcester.

Tenure: 2016-2020