Melanie Jarman


Head of the Language Centre

Language Centre

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542822

Melanie Jarman has over 20 years’ experience as a teacher and manager in Further and Higher Education in the UK and internationally, in EFL, EAP, ESOL, MFL and Teacher Training. Melanie has also worked for a range of awarding organisations including Cambridge English.

Melanie has a PCE (2007) with QTLS status, the RSA CELTA (1998), a BA (Hons) degree in English Language and Medieval Literature (1990) and an M.A. in Education (2013) with a focus on the impact of first language education on success in English, and the CMI Level 7 Extended Business Diploma (2017).

Professional Bodies

  • Accreditation Scheme Advisory Committee (ASAC) member, British Council: Responsible for reviewing and moderating inspection reports, and recommending decisions concerning accreditation of UK English language providers to the Accreditation UK Executive Board, with a focus on FE and HE.
  • Chartered Member of the Chartered Management Institute

Contributor to Publication

  • ‘Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training’, Education and Training Foundation, 2014, London

Presentations at Conferences

‘International Education Partnerships:  A Case Study with Chery Jaguar Land Rover in China’, British Council International Conference, 2017, Glasgow

‘An Internationalised TVET Sector: how international engagement can speed up sector development’, UK-China Education Policy Dialogue, 2016, Beijing