Cecilia Cabrera Martirena has been a teacher of English as a foreign language for more than 30 years. She has worked with all ages from very young learners to adults. Among other roles, she has been a teacher educator at two different state teacher education institutes in Montevideo, Uruguay.
For the last 15 years, she has been conducting continuous professional development workshops in the UK, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, and Uruguay. She is currently preparing her dissertation for an MA in professional development for language education.