Frank Monaghan is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Linguistics and English Language at the Open University, which he joined in 2003 after working as an EAL and English teacher in a large, multilingual comprehensive in Central London for twenty years.
He is a co-opted member of NALDIC (the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum), the UK's EAL professional Association and editor of NALDIC Quarterly.
His expertise and research interests are in bilingualism, EAL and mathematics, the teaching of English, language and art, and the language of football fans and their banners.
He supports Liverpool Football Club.
Senior Lecturer in Education and Language Studies, The Open University
EAL Teacher, Literacy & Numeracy Coordinator, North Westminster Community School
Senior Research Fellow, Reading University
Lektor in English Language and Literature, Mannheim University, West Germany
Reading University, PhD
Birkbeck College, London University, MA Applied Linguistics
Institute of Education, London University, PGCE TESOL
Queen Mary College, London University, BA German
Seeing Red: football fan activism and social media, The Language of Social Media' (Eds.) P. Seargeant & C. Tagg
Thinking Aloud Means Talking Allowed: group work in the primary school mathematics classroom, Issues in Teaching Numeracy in Primary Schools. (2nd ed.)
Mainstream participatory approaches: EAL from slipstream to mainstream, English as an Additional Language. (Eds.) C. Leung & A. Creese
Mapping the Mathematical Langscape, Multilingualism in Mathematics Classrooms: Global Perspectives. (Ed.) R. Barwell
'Don't think in your head, think aloud: ICT and exploratory talk in the primary classroom, Research in Mathematics Education
Entering the List: campaigning for bilingual education on the Internet, Language and Education