Sussex Centre for Language Studies

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Ms Belinda Hackney

Post:Deputy Director (Modern Languages) (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Location:ARTS A A059
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  • I coordinate the Modern Languages section within the Sussex Centre for Language Studies as Deputy Director.
  • I have convened Language Elective and Minor Pathways across a portfolio of eight Languages at Sussex since 2011.
  • I have been teaching French in HE since 2007.
  • I taught French and coordinated Modern Language programmes in Further Education from 1997 to 2007.
  • I taught French and German in secondary schools between 1994 to 1997.
  • MA Contemporary French Studies, Sheffield 1997.
  • BEd. Modern Foreign Languages (French and German), Northumbria 1995.
  • After a nine-year period of residence in France during the 1980s I returned to the UK and qualified as a teacher.


Deputy Director (Modern Languages)

  • Senior Teaching Fellow - French

Convenor for Modern Language programmes

  • BA Modern Languages
  • Language Pathways
    • Named Language Minors (90-credit pathways)
    • Language elective pathways (60-credit pathways)
    • Language elective modules (15 credits each)

Convenor for:

  • BA ML integrated Year Abroad

Module Convenor for:

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

Schools Liaison for ML - Outreach and Widening Participation

Community and Business

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

Tenure: 2016-2020