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dr. K.B.J. Haines

Senior Curriculum Developer, International Classrooms
dr. K.B.J. Haines

Professional Profile:

Current: International Classroom Project, University of Groningen

I am senior curriculum developer on the University of Groningen’s International Classroom project team: I am also academic coordinator of the Erasmus+ EQUiiP project. I have worked in international Higher Education programmes in the Netherlands since 1992, and specialise in guiding teachers and students in small group settings in English Medium Instruction (EMI). I also deliver workshops and presentations in English Medium Instruction, Narrative Research Methodology and the use of the CEFR in (international) Higher Education. 

Employment History:

2015 - 2016: University College Groningen, University of Groningen

As Senior Tutor, I was responsible for designing the individual learning and guidance line for students at University College Groningen. I provided educational advice and support to tutors, mentors and students at University College Groningen, a multidisciplinary faculty of University of Groningen.

2012 - 2015: Institute for Medical Education, University Medical Centre Groningen

Educational consultant and teacher trainer, specialised in English Medium of Instruction at University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen. Also responsible for developing a teacher support framework for the 2014 Bachelor's in Medicine curriculum (G2020). 

2005 – 2012: Language Centre, University of Groningen

Coordinating Lecturer in English and Educational Development Coordinator

I was responsible for educational development and innovation at the Language Centre. I specialised in teaching academic writing skills to PhD candidates.

1992 – 2005: Hanzehogeschool Groningen

Lecturer in English Language and Business Communication

1991 - 1992: Richmond Language Centre, Richmond, London

Director of Studies (Hungary) 


Educational Background:

2001 – 2008 Doctor of Education (EdD in TESOL/Applied Linguistics):

Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, Berkeley Square, Bristol. UK.

I received an unconditional pass for my dissertation, titled: The Situated Language Learning of International Students Taking Degree Programmes through English in the Netherlands. 

This dissertation was shortlisted for the Christopher Brumfit Thesis award 2009 and achieved the distinction 'highly commended'.






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Job title:
Senior Curriculum Developer, International Classrooms
Working hours:
Monday to Thursday