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Dr Céline Doucet


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 9370 6867, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17.228
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 9370 6867
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.228  


Céline is a Lecturer within the School of Arts and Humanities.


Céline Doucet co-ordinates the French Studies at ECU. She is recognized as an international expert in the area of French-language didactics.

Prior to moving to Australia, Céline has taught at the University of Angers and has been engaged in various teaching roles for 20 years in different learning environments in the world.

Her research and her publications are strongly related to learning and teaching a second language, enhancing innovative strategies for French in different contexts as well as the essential transformation of demands into real needs.

In 2016, Céline received a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Professional Associations

  • 2018 - Alliance française de Perth (Committee member)
  • 2018 - Association des Chercheurs et Enseignants Didacticiens des Langues Étrangères, (ACEDLE), (Editorial committee)
  • 2018 - Australian Society for French Studies, (ASFS), (Member)
  • 2018 - Dynadiv (E.A. 44.28), University of Tours, (Member)

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2016 - ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching

Research Areas and Interests

  • Second language acquisition (SLA)
  • Bilingualism
  • Learning and teaching languages
  • Positive psychology in SLA
  • Songs and bilingual people with dementia


  • Doctor of Arts (linguistics), France, 2011.
  • Masters Degree, France, 2004.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Doucet, C., Kuuse, S., (2017), Learning French in Western Australia: A Hedonistic Journey. International Journal of Languages' Education and Teaching, 5(4), 227-238, DOI: 10.18298/ijlet.2384.
  • Doucet, C., (2015), Caractéristiques des enseignants de FLE : quels paramètres attrayants dans un processus d'apprentissage en Australie occidentale?. Dialogues et Cultures, 2015(61), 75-86, Bruxelles, Fédération internationale des professeurs de français.
  • Doucet, C., (2015), Quelles approches didactiques pour le FLE en Australie occidentale ?. Recherches en Didactique des Langues et Cultures: Les Cahiers de l'Acdele, 12(1), 105-123, Paris, France, Acedle.
  • Doucet, C., (2013), Quelle transversalité de l'enseignment du francais en Louisiane?. Foreign Language Learning and Teaching Research: Transversalités Crossovers, 21(1), 53-62, Toulouse, Toulouse III University.
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