Angela has taught in numerous schools with a variety of age groups in Scotland, England and Spain. During her time in school, Angela led successful European projects, established links abroad, mentored Language Assistants, and took part in teacher exchanges and educational visits to Barcelona, Finland and Lithuania. She then became a Local Authority advisory teacher for languages and later managed the Ethnic Minority Achievement Service.
Before joining the University of Strathclyde, Angela worked as a lecturer in primary education at the University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth where she was also responsible for the early career development of NQTs. Angela completed her Masters research which focused on how primary teachers and senior leaders can successfully embed best practice in modern languages. Angela's PhD research investigated the experiences of bilingual children and their families in Scotland. Angela works as a Teaching Fellow within the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde.
Angela speaks Spanish at home and raises her children bilingually. In addition to French, she has a basic level of German and Italian.