Dr Christèle Maizonniaux is a research scholar who brings a dynamic approach to her work at Flinders University as Senior Lecturer in French. She is a Chercheure Associée at the University Grenoble-Alpes (Lab. Litt.& Arts, CNRS).
She has a particular expertise in contemporary French and francophone Children's literature in Language teaching and Learning and has published widely on this topic.
Her book, published by Université Grenoble-Alpes Editions, is now available: La littérature de jeunesse en classe de langue. Pour une Pédagogie de la créativité (296 pages). (French children's literature in the language classroom. Towards a pedagogy of creativity). https://www.uga-editions.com/menu-principal/collections-et-revues/toutes-nos-collections/didaskein/la-litterature-de-jeunesse-en-classe-de-langue-712439.kjsp
Jointly awarded PhD - The Australian National University (Canberra) / Université Grenoble-Alpes, with the distinction "Très honorable avec félicitations du jury", 2013
Master of Research (French as a Foreign Language), Université du Mans, 2006
Mention FLE de la Licence (French as a Foreign Language), Université de Caen, 2001
D.E.U.G., Licence, Maîtrise, MTeach (German Language, Literature & Culture), Université de Tours (including a Semester at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), 1993
2021. Seed grant (Teaching Innovation). Creating digital books on French Scientific explorations in Australia. State Governement of South Australia- Department of Premier and Cabinet.
2020. Small grant (with Dr Danielle Clode)- Documentary film- French Scientific Explorations in Australia. State Governement of South Australia- Department of Premier and Cabinet.
2020 Publication Grant- UMR LITT&ARTS CNRS et Université Grenoble-Alpes. Book: La littérature de jeunesse en classe de langue. Pour une Pédagogie de la créativité (sole authored monograph, 296 pages).
2020 Science Week SA Community Grant (with Dr Danielle Clode)- Documentary film- French Scientific Explorations in Australia.
2019 Brittany-SA Cultural Grant (with Dr Danielle Clode)- French Scientific explorations in Australia- Conseil Régional de Bretagne (Brittany Regional Council) et Conseil départemental du Finistère.
2018 SA-Brittany Research Grant (with Dr Danielle Clode)- French Scientific explorations in Australia- State Governement of South Australia- Department of Premier and Cabinet.
2019 SAFTA Award for Excellence: Development of strong professional relationships and contribution to the French teaching community
2016 Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law Excellence in Teaching Award
2016 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers
Currently: Discipline Lead Languages, Linguistics, TESOL and Communication (LLTC)
former Major Convenor (Languages & Applied Linguistics)
former Director of Studies (French)
Topic coordinator (French & Indonesian topics), Bachelor of Languages
Affiliated Researcher: Lab Litt&Arts, UMR5316, Université Grenoble-Alpes
Editorial Committee Member, La Revue des Sciences de l'Education, Montréal
Member, Flinders Africa Interest Group
Executive Committee Member, South Australian French Teacher Association (SAFTA)
Executive Committee Member, Adelaide French Australian School (AFAS)
Member, Australian Society for French Studies (ASFS)
Member, Association des Chercheurs et Enseignants Didacticiens des Langues Etrangères (ACEDLE)
Member, Australasian Children's literature Association for Research (ACLAR)
Member, Association française de recherche sur les livres et objets culturels de l'enfance (AFRELOCE)
Member, African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP)
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