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Karen Forbes, Dr

Associate Professor in Education at University of Cambridge

Karen Forbes is an associate professor in second language education at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Before completing her PhD in 2016, Karen taught modern languages in secondary schools in England and has also worked as an English language teacher in Spain and China. She teaches and supervises on a range of programmes at undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level and is a member of the Second Language Education research group. In addition to school language policies, her current research interests include multilingual identity in education and language learning strategies.

Karen Forbes's contributions

SIG Forum Meeting – Literacy and Language

Join the Literacy and Language SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2023. This meeting will be hosted online,...

Past event16 Feb 2023

Literacy and Language

Supporting the development of languages and literacies in a multilingual world

Special Interest Group