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Personal Statement

My name is Darío Luis Banegas and I am a Lecturer in TESOL with the School of Education, University of Strathclyde. My teaching experience with young learners and (future) teachers comes from Argentina. In Argentina, I worked as a primary and secondary English-as-a-foreign-language teacher, teacher educator in BA and MA programmes, and as a curriculum developer with the Ministerio de Educación del Chubut. 

I am a visiting lecturer at universities in South America (Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador) and Europe (Spain and the UK) particularly in the areas of CLIL (Content and language integrated learning), language curriculum development, and educational action research. 

My main areas of expertise and interest include: CLIL, teaching young learners, initial English language teacher education, and professional development through action research. 

Academic / Professional qualifications

  • PhD in Applied Linguistics (University of Warwick, 2013)
  • MA in English Language Teaching (University of Warwick, 2009)
  • Licenciado en Inglés (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, 2007)
  • Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (ISP Sedes Sapientiae, 2000)


Research Interests

My current research interests include: the role of linguistics (and its branches) in teachers' professional knowledge, practices, and identity; CLIL in Latin America; curriculum development for English language teacher education; diversity in English language teaching; and approaches for continuing professional development in language education. 

Teaching Interests

I am passionate about teaching modules and courses related to CLIL, ELT methods and approaches, action research in language education, and linguistics for language education. 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Warwick

Master of Arts, University of Warwick

External positions

Associate fellow, University of Warwick

Aug 2013 → …

Online teacher educator, IFDC Lenguas Vivas Bariloche

Mar 2008 → …


  • CLIL
  • Teacher Education
  • Action Research
  • Practitioner Enquiry
  • Professional Learning

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Research Output 2016 2019

Action research

Banegas, D. L. & Villacañas de Castro, L., 25 Jun 2019, The Routledge Handbook of English Language Teacher Education. Walsh, S. & Mann, S. (eds.). London, p. 570-582 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

action research
student teacher
English language

A gender perspective in initial English language teacher education: an Argentinian experience

Banegas, D. L., Jacovkis, L. G. & Romiti, A., 4 Apr 2019, 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

English language
student teacher

Activities 2012 2018

Universidad del Norte

Dario Banegas (Visiting researcher)
Sep 2018Oct 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Universidad Nacional del Comahue

Dario Banegas (Visiting researcher)

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution