Personal profile

Biography

I currently work as MSc/LLM Academic Support Tutor in Aston Business School, Aston University. With a teaching background spanning over a decade, I have taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, specialising in areas such as English (including EAP and ESP), Communication for Academic Purposes, Orientation for Success in Business, Academic and Professional Development, Employability and Academic Skills. A proud alumna of Aston University, I earned my MA in TESOL in 2013. My academic pursuits and teaching focus on second language acquisition, cultural influences on language learning, cultural sensitivity in TESOL and the effects of bilingualism on academic achievement. 

Qualifications

  • Training the Trainer Certificate, OXFORD TEFL, Barcelona, Spain (2016)
  • MA in TESOL, Aston Univerity (2013)
  • Higher National Certificate in Busieness and Management, Birmingham City University (2008)
  • BA in English Studies, Poznan, Poland (2005)

Employment

  • MSc/LLM Academic Support Tutor - Aston University (2023-present)
  • Associate EAP and Skills Lecturer - QA Higher Education (2018 - 2024)
  • English Lecturer - Cambridge Education Group/OnCampus Aston (2021-2023)
  • English Lecturer/English Language Preparation Programme Coordinator - Cambridge Education Group/OnCampus Coventry (2013-2021)

Contact Details

Room: MB615

Email: j.owczarzak1@aston.ac.uk

Education/Academic qualification

MSc

1 Sept 20121 Sept 2013

Award Date: 1 Sept 2013

BA

1 Sept 20021 Jun 2005

Award Date: 1 Jun 2005