Shelley Hindley holds a BA in French and German from The University of Hull. At the beginning of her teaching career, she worked in France, where she supported English language learning before returning to Hull to gain her teaching qualification. During her 10 year teaching career, she held the posts of Head of French, followed by Head of German in Hull secondary schools. She qualified as a level 2 assessor for the General Teaching Council’s Teaching and Learning Academy and co-led courses for the Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme (TEEP). Shelley currently holds the position of MFL PGCE course tutor and School Experience course tutor at Hull University.