Geraldine Bourgeon
Senior Lecturer

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Subject(s): Languages and Culture

Professional Biography

Geraldine joined Regent’s University in 2012. Since then she has been teaching French for Business. She is now also the Subject Group Leader for French, Arabic and German.

She started her career working in France in education and in assisting refugees.  She then moved to Italy to teach at the University of Bari. More recently she worked in China at the International Business School in Chongqing and in Qingdao for Alliance Française as Educational Manager. She was responsible for the examination process and standards in conjunction with the French Chamber of Commerce.   

Geraldine teaches at all levels in both the undergraduate and post-graduate programmes. She has also designed and delivered exams, enhancing the material for various modules with a focus on business and current affairs.  


  • LAO- Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration, Lifetime Awarding, 2014
  • NCFE – Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity,, 2013
  • QTS, Qualified Teacher Status, Teaching Agency, 2012
  • MA (equivalent), Maîtrise, French as a Foreign Language, University of Maine, 1997
  • BA (equivalent), Licence, French Modern Literature, University of Maine, 1993

Relevant Past Employment

2014-Present: Regent’s University London, Senior Lecture in French, Subject Group Leader in     Arabic, French and German

2013-2014:  University of Reading, Visiting lecturer in French at IWLP

2012-2013: Regent’s University London,Visiting lecturer in French

2010-2012: Alliance Française, Qingdao – China, Educational Manager and teacher of French as a Foreign Language

2009-210:  IBS – International Business School of CTBU – Chongqing Technology and Business University – China, Teacher of French as a Foreign Language

2005-2009: Alliance Française, Bari – Italy, Teacher of French as a Foreign Language

2004-2009: University of Bari – Italy,Foreign language assistant

1998-2004:Association ALTHEA, (Le Mans – Alençon – Caen) – France,Programme coordinator for political refugees and asylum seekers

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Membership ACCA: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Teaching & Course Development

Currently module leader and lecturer in French for business Level 6 on the undergraduate programme.

Research Interests

  • Teaching Methodologies
  • Technology and teaching  
  • Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)