26th December 2021


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Summary of A.L.M. (Ton) Koenraad’s bio data

  • Education

MA English Language and  Literature,
M.Ed (Utrecht University and Shef­field Uni­versity) 

Minors: Mass­commu­nication, Social Psychology

  • Professional Experience:

Secondary Education:

  • Teacher of English: Bonifatius College and College de Klop, Utrecht (1969, 1971-1990)

  • Trainer at Dutch national MFL expertise centre, CPS (1975-1987)

Higher Education:

  • Teacher of Pedagogy and MFL Methodology, Hogeschool Midden Nederland (1983-1989)

  • Teacher/Researcher CAL and CALL at Utrecht University (1986-1988)

  • ICT-Coordinator Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences (1989-2000)

  • Senior ICT-E consultant, Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences Faculty of Education (2000-2011)

After finishing my studies at Utrecht and Shef­field Uni­versity I worked for 15 years as a teacher in secondary education and at the CPS national expertise centre Modern Languages as part-time trainer of in-service language teachers.

Subsequently I worked in Higher Education for 20 years at the Faculty of Education of the Hogeschool Utrecht, University of Applied Sciences where I held a variety of positions: Lecturer in MFL Pedagogy, Teacher/Researcher e-learning and ICT & CALL-coordinator.

Interested in technology-driven innovation in MFL education I got involved in  the acquisition, coordination and evaluation of national and EU-projects in the fields of modern languages, teacher education and e-learning.

As part of the first national project to promote the adoption of educational technology by redesigning teacher education (Educational Partnership, EPS), I had the pleasure of coordinating the professional development programme on ICT in education for language teacher educators in Dutch Higher Education. 
Later, during the EU Comenius Programme, I got registered as an expert for the European Commission’s subsequent programmes and since the start of the ErasmusPlus programme, for the Dutch National Agency.
Having initiated and coordinated the LanguageQuest project I was also listed as European Centre of Modern Languages expert.   

After finishing my activities for Hogeschool Utrecht, I started and currently run TELLConsult. Since then I actively participate in various (inter)national networks, SIGs and professional CoPs and initiate(d) various EU projects such as iTILT, CATAPULTTEMPLATE and DAPLE (on AI in Language Education)  and got invited to participate in a range of other projects.

Additionally, together with a group of international academic and practitioner experts we run TELLConsult’s training- and consultancy service on Technology Enhanced Lifelong & Language Learning. This allows us to further promote the use of the results of the EU projects we were involved in.

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