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Anette Schroeder-Rossell

Anette Schroeder-Rossell

Deputy Director

  • Chair of the Academic Standards Sub-Committee (ASSC)


Anette’s main responsibility as Deputy Director are the credit-bearing language modules that the Language Centre offers to King’s UG and PG students. She also oversees several collaborations with departments in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities as well as a new partnership with the Courtauld Institute of Arts. She is jointly responsible for the Learning Resources Centre and the department’s TEL activities.

Anette is Chair of the College’s Assessment and Standards Committee (ASSC) and in this role chairs or participates in a number of cross-faculty working groups on a range of topics. In addition to this, she chairs hearings for the College’s Student Appeals and Misconduct Committee. Anette is also a trustee director of the Quality Standards Board at the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL). In the past, Anette was external examiner for German at Bristol University, Oxford University, University of Nottingham (UK, China, and Malaysia), and Leeds University. She is currently external examiner for German and Linguistics at Regent’s University.

Born in Germany in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Anette studied German Literature and Linguistics with Political Science at the Leibniz Universität Hannover and completed her MA with a thesis on Heiner Müller’s dramatic work. She started teaching German as a Foreign Language in Hanover and moved to London in 1989. Since then, she has worked extensively in British universities, amongst them Goldsmiths College, Birkbeck College, Middlesex University, and Regent’s College. She has also taught at the Goethe Institute in Germany and London.

Anette joined King’s College London in September 2003 as a teacher of German and was Team Leader for French and German as well as Chair of the MLC Exam Board. She is interested in all matters of academic integrity, language pedagogy in higher education, innovative language assessment, and German for academic purposes.