Claire Richardson

English Language Education Manager: Centre for English Language and Communication at Aston (CELCA)


Room: NW 820A
Phone: 0121 204 3759
E-Mail: c.richardson2@aston.ac.uk

Claire Richardson
  • MA (Hons) French & Spanish (University of Edinburgh)
  • MSc Business Information Systems (University of Lincoln)
  • PGCE Modern Languages (University of Hull)
  • DELTA (International House Singapore)


My English language teaching career has included working in France, Spain, Cyprus, Vietnam and Singapore, where I was employed by The British Council and International House. In the UK, I have taught at the London School of Finance and Management, College of North West London, University of Edinburgh and University of Birmingham.

I now teach undergraduate and postgraduate students within all four Academic Schools at Aston University. In addition, I manage the Centre for English Language and Communication at Aston (CELCA).

Academic Interests

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP)
  • English language testing and assessment
  • Intercultural communication


  • LEM020 Educational Management in TESOL