Octavia is the EFL and Business English Subject Coordinator for ULP. In this role, she co-ordinates stages 5-7: EFL and Business English. She is the module leader for EFL Stage 7 and Business English Stage 5 on ULP.
Octavia teaches EFL and Business English on the University Language Programme (ULP). She also teaches in-sessional English on the MA ELT/TESOL and Law modules.
Action research in developing pedagogies for critical voice in academic writing, self-reflective writing and contact languages.
Member of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics.
Use of exemplars for in-sessional classes in higher education: BALEAP PIM University of Sheffield 2015.
‘Mind the Gap’: Bridging the gap with exemplars
Nottingham Language Centre Research Seminars 2015.
Critical Voice in student writing: principles for a pedagogy: BALEAP Biennial Conference University of Nottingham 2013