Professor Sue Garton
Associate Dean Education, and Professor in Applied Linguistics, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Aston University, Birmingham, England, UK
Sue Garton is Co-Investigator of the English as a School Subject Project. Sue joined Aston University as a Teaching Fellow in 2000. Prior to this, she lived in Bologna, Italy and worked at the Universities of Parma and of Modena and Reggio Emilia where she taught academic English to students from a range of faculties, including economics, psychology, pharmacy and agricultural science.
In 2015, she was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship and is a Principal Fellow of the HEA.
Sue’s research interests are in the areas of language teacher education, particularly teacher beliefs, classroom discourse and language-in-education policy and its implementation. Together with Fiona Copland (University of Stirling), she is series editor of a major book series called International Perspectives on ELT, published by Palgrave Macmillan. She is also co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners, published in 2018.