Anna Parr-Modrzejewska

is a graduate of Łódź University where she completed her PhD on teaching English to early primary students. She is currently employed at the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics. She has been a dedicated teacher of all levels and age groups since 2001. Apart from young and very young learners, her favourite pupils are final-year secondary school students preparing for their final exam. She held a position of a Director of Studies in a major language school in Łódź for 10 years. At the academic level Anna specialises in introducing students to language teaching and helping them understand that teachers can change the world. Anna also holds two BA diplomas, in Polish and in Early Years’ Education, which helps her understand the learning process, especially in children. Her professional interests include teacher training, exam courses (she is a matura examiner), bilingual education and cognitive development.
In her private life she is a mother of three adorable children with whom she spends far less time than she would like to but she tries to keep a healthy balance between learning, teaching and parenting.