Dr. Sanita Lazdiņa

Education: Higher
University of Latvia, Faculty of Philology, Doctoral Study Programme “Linguistics”, Dr. philol. in Applied Linguistics from 2003 till 2007

Work Experience:
“Rēzekne Academy of Technologies” (Rēzekne) / www.rta.lv

Professor in Applied Linguistics
from 2015 till present
Main job responsibilities:
• Lecturing a diverse range of study courses, e.g. “Applied Linguistics”, “Sociolinguistics”, “Pragmatics”, “Methods and Approaches in Teaching Latvian”
• Supervision of BA, MA and PhD dissertations
• Senior Researcher at Research Institute for Regional Studies (REGI)
• Head of REGI Scientific Council; Senator
• Director of study programme “Teacher of Latvian as a Mother Tongue and as a Foreign Language”
• Regular guest lectures, lecturer exchanges and participation in academic conferences in Latvia and abroad

ESF Project “A Competence-Based Approach to Learning Processes”, conducted by the National Centre for Education (Riga) / www.skola2030.lv
Senior Expert
From December 2016 till present
Main job responsibilities:
• Development of new curricula of Latvian for primary and secondary schools
• Introduction of new content and teaching approaches
• Public relations with different social groups, media
Language Skills: Latvian (native), English, Russian, German (B2), Estonian (A1)
Other Skills:
Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), digital tools in language acquisition
Driving licence Category B (since 1998)
Interests:
Self-development, travelling, reading fiction books.

  • sanita.lazdina@rta.lv
  • +37126442060
  • K.Barona iela 80-33, Rīga, LV1001

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