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Santiago Sanchez


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Research interests

I have been involved in English language teaching for over 20 years, working as an EFL teacher, lecturer, teacher educator and researcher in Argentina, Brazil and the UK. I specialise in situated teacher cognition, teacher education, and teacher development. I have a particular interest in teacher knowledge, beliefs and perceptions; how these are enacted in practice; and the personal, educational and professional experiences which influence their development.

One strand of my research focuses on language education, particularly in state sector schools located in socio-economically and socio-culturally marginalized contexts. For example, one of my latest projects investigated the pedagogical experiences and cognitive development of pre-service teachers of Portuguese during their teaching placements in state sector schools located in peripheral urban areas in São Paulo, Brazil (

A second strand of my research investigates teaching and assessment practices in higher education. Three of my latest projects, for example, have focused on assessment feedback, exploring such issues as student agency, perceived notions of quality, tutor feedback mediators, and the role of tutor written feedback in supporting the development of academic writing literacy and of teacher language awareness.

I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and a member of the LEP (Language and Educational Practices) research cluster.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Warwick

Master of Arts, Universidad de Jaén

Bachelor of Arts, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata

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Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 2007 2019

Developing academic writing literacy while responding to tutor written feedback

Sanchez, H. & Dikilitaş, K., 2019, Literacy practices unbound: Literacy practices unbound. Springer, p. 31-46

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

university teacher
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pre-service language teachers' development of appropriate pedagogies: A transition from insightful critiques to educational insights

Sanchez, H., Kuchah Kuchah, H., de Araujo Donnini Rodrigues, L. & de Pietri, É., Feb 2018, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 70, p. 236-245 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
student teacher
cultural identity
South Korea


An investigation into experienced English language teachers' use of grammar teaching techniques: A belief perspective

Author: Csernus, A., 17 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Sanchez, H. (Supervisor) & Dunworth, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Language Emergence in Collaborative CALL Environments: An Investigation within Higher Education in Oman from a Complexity Theory and Noticing Hypothesis Perspective

Author: Al Saidi, F., 20 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Dunworth, K. (Supervisor) & Sanchez, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Understanding Expert Mediation in Online and On-site Settings: : A Case Study

Author: Diaz Maggioli, G., 1 May 2019

Supervisor: Sanchez, H. (Supervisor) & Forey, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)