Diane Dekker, M.A.

Senior Literacy and Education Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto, 2012–
  • M.A., Linguistics/Multilingual Education, Charles Darwin University, 2005
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Westmont College, 1983

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Mother-Tongue-Based Multilingual Education Consultant, SIL Philippines Branch, 2005–

Other professional experience and service

  • Mother-Tongue-Based Multilingual Education Coordinator, SIL Philippines Branch, 2008–2012
  • Teacher, Training Workshops, SIL Philippines Branch, 1994–2010

Professional memberships

  • Linguistic Society of the Philippines, Honorary membership, 2010
  • Comparative and International Education Society, 2008
  • Linguistic Society of the Philippines, 1990

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Lubuagen Kalinga: ILR 3

Research interests

  • Mother-tongue-based multilingual education planning and implementation
  • First language materials development
  • Teacher development
  • Second language teaching and learning
15 Calm Court
Toronto  Ontario  M9M 1N2
Canada