An Introduction to the Theory of Compression Within the Framework of the Applied Learning Program (ALP)

  • by: Leon Bernstein

Dr Leon Bernstein has been teaching for nearly twenty years in a variety of schools. His experience spans both State Comprehensives and Private schools, religious and secular, mixed and single-sexed. He has been Head of Modern Languages, Head of Upper School and has represented staff on several Staff Advisory/Executive Committees. Having completed his M.A. in Modern Languages and Literature in Education, he embarked upon a PhD, investigating the development and application of a pedagogic (French) grammar, and its role in the reduction of learner errors. Dr. Bernstein holds a doctorate in Modern Foreign Languages, and his research has ramifications for a multitude of educational initiatives. He teaches French and is currently Head of Sixth Form and Careers at the Menorah Grammar School, London, and is the co-ordinator for staff in-service training (INSET). As a teacher trainer, and having recently been awarded a Fellowship from the UJIA/ASHDOWN Board, he has run several INSET programmes and is in the process of devising a series of innovative programmes to be run across the country.


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