Marie Allen is a Learning Enhancement and Support Assistant in the Learning Enhancement and Support Team at HYMS. She provides front-line support for enquires regarding Blackboard and the various TEL resources and services available at HYMS, as well as promoting the use of TEL resources through workshops and training sessions, alongside Paul Scott and Daniel Mackley. She has a keen interest in TEL and comes from a teaching and academic/administrative support background.
She has worked as an English as a foreign language teacher at the University of Bordeaux, as a freelance English teacher/private tutor at other higher education institutions in Bordeaux, as well as directly with private students. She has always used and promoted TEL with her students and fellow teachers. She has also worked in various academic / administrative support roles at the University of Sheffield, Bordeaux University and Liryc Heart Research Institute.