Behind les mots ?

Behind les mots, you will find Gaëlle Miani

I do not hide behind the words. I love them passionately; they are my friends and have always kept me company on my journey through life. I think that words help build bridges, create bonds and give meaning. My intention is to help you tame them so that they can serve you in the best possible way.

 

Continued professional development (CPD)

 

A training, a diploma, an experience… just the beginning. They are elements that help you give the best of yourself.

You will find beneath a short list summing up the main points of my CV. But, first of all, I’d like you to know that I consider professional training as a path. On a daily basis, I read, watch videos, conferences, do exercises, have discussions… that feed my professional practice and I am always looking for new ways to give you the best wordwise.

Training

  • 3 years in higher education, preparing for Ecole normale supérieure, then in Paris X Nanterre University.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Bath University;

  • Proofreading with The Writing and Communication Centre in Paris.

 

Diplomas

  • Degree in English, Paris X Nanterre University

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Bath University

  • Diploma in translation, Chartered Institute of Linguists

 

Experience

  • Teacher since 1999

  • Translator and member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (abiding by their code of professional conduct) since 2008

  • Biographer, writer, proofreader since 2008

 

Amongst others, I worked for:

 

The Burgate School and Sixth Form College in Fordingbridge (UK), St Nicholas School in Church Crookham (UK), Justin Craig Education (UK), Aiglon Collège in Villars-sur-Ollon (VD), Collège du Léman in Versoix (GE), Absolute translations (UK), RPTranslate (UK), OLIVER (UK), The United Nations (GE), the Haute école d’art et de design (HEAD) (GE), the commune of Coppet, the senior club l’Age d’or in Begnins (VD), the Vaud parents association, Global Language Talent… without mentioning all the private clients.

 

Involvments

  • Local councilor in Eysins, 2016-2021 term

  • Member of committee of the Asse et Boiron Parents Association since 2013 and chairwoman of the association since June 2019

  • Editor for the Vaud Parents Association from September 2015 to September 2018, member of the cantonal committee since June 2017, vice-chairwoman since June 2018

  • Founder of the French and the English book clubs in Eysins and coordinator until September 2018

 

Hobbies

 

Reading, education, teaching and understanding the diversity of learning styles, Swiss politics, languages.

 

Do you want to know more? Find Gaëlle Miani on LinkedIn.

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