Dr Eowyn Crisfield

Senior Lecturer in English Language and TESOL

School of Education, Humanities and Languages

Eowyn Crisfield


Eowyn Crisfield is a Canadian-educated specialist (BA TEFL, MA Applied Linguistics) in languages across the curriculum (LAC), including EAL/ELL, home languages, bilingual and immersion education, super-diverse schools and translanguaging. She has lived and worked internationally for over 20 years, and supports schools and organisations around the world. 

She contributes to the MA Education through the TESOL Strand and the PG Certificate Teaching Multilingual Learners. This includes lecturing on Second Language Acquisition Module, module leader on the Teaching Multilingual Learners module, and supervision on the MA Dissertation (for teachers working in international contexts). She also leads 'The Multilingual Learner: From theory to practice' as a professional development programme for the CECD. 

She is an executive member of NALDIC (EAL Subject Association) and responsible for SIGs, and a member of BAAL, including several SIGS (Language Teaching and Learning, the Language Policy Forum, Languages in Africa, LKALE). 

Teaching and supervision



  • MA Dissertation Supervision 


Eowyn's research interests are situated in the school context, in particular around teacher attitudes and practices for working with multilingual learners. She is currently leading a project developing and implementing a system-wide language policy for the States of Jersey. 



  • Beyond EAL