Patricia Díaz Osses
Head of Department at the English Language and Culture Teaching Program.
Qualified teacher of English as a foreign language and BA in Education, and an MA in Education Management from Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
With more than 20 years of experience in teaching EFL; over 10 years in teacher training, and holding management positions since 2008. Has been a lecturer at postgraduate programs since 2006 and has supervised dissertations.
Awarded outstanding teacher on an internship at the university Zhejiang Gongshang in the year 2008.
Cristina Iturriaga Gamboa
Editor LEC Journal
Responsible for the Linguistics and Methodology area at the English Language and Culture Teaching Program.
First graduated as teacher of English as a foreign language at Universidad de Santiago de Chile and got a BA in Education in the same institution in the year 2001. With more than 10 years of experience in teaching at different levels from beginner to advanced, and for different ages from teenagers to adults in general English programs, and TEFL programs.
Got an MA in English Linguistics at Universidad de Chile in 2010 and has attended courses in the IOE of the University of London.
Martín Flores Quiroz
Editor LEC Journal
Research Coordinator at the English Language and Culture Teaching Program.
Graduated with a BA in English Linguistics and Literature from Universidad de Chile in 2010, an MA in Linguistics from Universidad de Chile in 2013 and an MA in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 2013. Currently coursing a PhD in Linguistics at Universidad de Concepción. With more than 5 years of experience teaching in higher education, focused on grammar, phonetics and phonology, linguistics, academic writing and supervising dissertations.
“… Without a sense of identity, there can be no real struggle…”
― Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed
"Congreso de Segundas Lenguas y Lenguas Extranjeras" committee at Universidad Santo Tomás.