Kate Wakeman

Teaching Fellow / Director of Pre-sessional programmes


I have been an ELT and EAP practitioner for three decades, and joined the CELCA team in 2013, involved in key areas such as the Presessional and Year Abroad Programmes and Communication Skills. Prior to coming to Aston I worked as a teacher, teacher educator, author and editor;  I  have run several Cambridge teacher training programmes and have published a number of titles with Oxford University Press and Pearson. 

MA Linguistics (TESOL), University of Surrey

Cambridge Diploma in TEFL (DTEFLA)

BA Hons French Studies, University of Sussex

  • LA1501 Life & Academic Study in Britain
  • LA2130 English Language Preparation

Curriculum and Materials development

Blended learning

Teacher education


  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • Member of the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP)
Room: MB560 
Phone:  0121 204 5450

Email:  c.wakeman@aston.ac.uk