Margaret Harper studied German and French at Exeter University and completed a PGCE in Adult Education in 1993 at Cardiff University followed by a MA in European and Literary Culture in 2002.
She began her teaching career in Adult Education Centres in Cardiff where she taught both French and German both in leisure classes as well as to GCSE level. In 1991 she joined the staff of Cardiff University teaching both adult classes as well as Free Standing Modules to undergraduates.
She has more than thirty years experience of teaching and has specialized in teaching beginners and post beginners, teaching both Stage A and B at the Centre. The courses are taught in a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on the spoken word.