Céline Benoit

Teaching Associate / Director of Admissions and Marketing

Celine Benoit
Céline Benoit is a Teaching Associate in French and LTS Outreach Coordinator at Aston University, and is studying for a PhD in Sociology. She started her research in the field of Irish education at University College, Dublin and later worked as a French language assistant at Saint Patrick's Grammar School, Dublin. On completion of her Masters Degree on the Irish primary school system, she moved to the West Midlands, UK, where she taught as a French Lector at the University of Wolverhampton for two years before moving to Aston University. She is continuing her research on elementary schools in the West Midlands.

  • PhD in Sociology (ongoing)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Practice in Higher Education, with Distinction
  • Master II in English - Research in British Civilisation, First Class Honours 
  • B.A in English and French as a Foreign Language, First Class Honours
  • LU1005 Professional Development Reflection I (course convenor)
  • LU3001 Representations of Minorities (course convenor)
  • LF1013 and LF1014 French for Beginners I and II (course convenor)
  • LF1009 and LF1010 French Intermediate I and II (course convenor)
    • The representation of religious communities in Religious Education syllabi: a comparison of the national guidelines and the Birmingham Agreed Syllabus, IPC conference, Aston University, 17.06.2014
    • Échange et communication : la religion à l’école primaire dans le comté des Midlands de l’Ouest, Exchanges(s) : concepts, stakes and dynamics, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, 18.11.2011
    • The Local and the global – Représentation de la diversité religieuse à l’école primaire en Angleterre : communautés locales et immigration internationale, 51e Congrès de la SAES, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, 20.05.2011
    • Nouveaux territoires de formation dans les écoles primaires en Angleterre : études de cas à Birmingham et Wolverhampton, Journée d’études sur les nouveaux territoires de l’éducation et des apprentissages, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, 15.11.2010
    • Pratiques religieuses dans les écoles primaires en Angleterre : l’évolution des pratiques religieuses au sein de la société anglaise, Religion et société au Royaume-Uni (XIXe-XXIe siècles), Université de Rennes 2, 08.10.2010
    • Les enseignants et les élèves en Irlande : nouveaux horizons?, À l`horizon – 50e Congrès de la SAES, Lille, 21.05.2010
    • Les écoles multiconfessionnelles en Irlande : de nouveaux territoires de formation, Journée d’études sur les nouveaux territoires de formation, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, 16.11.2009
    • Religion in Education in Ireland and in England, New Research Conference Paper, University of Wolverhampton, 01.07.2009


    • British Educational Research Association (BERA) 
    • British Sociological Association (BSA)
    Room: NW 912 
    Phone: 0121 204 3322
    Email: c.benoit@aston.ac.uk 

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