National Coordinator MFL Student Mentoring Project at Cardiff University
4 May 2020
Lucy Jenkins is the Project Director of the MFL Mentoring Project funded by the Welsh Government. Lucy has led on the development of the project since 2017, expanding the scope and size of the project team and programmes substantially. Lucy has contributed also to the body of research associated with the project investigating language learning, multilingualism, digital practices and mentoring. MFL Mentoring was shortlisted for the prize of Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year by the Times Higher Education Awards 2021. Lucy also led on the design and development of a sister project called Language Horizons, a Department for Education funded digital mentoring project for languages. Most recently, Lucy has been employed as an Education Consultant and Researcher to develop a schools programme to support the British Academy and London School of Economics SHAPE initiative, which aims to increase the visibility of Social Sciences, the Humanities and Arts subjects across society.