Start timeFriday 8 June, 16:00
End timeFriday 8 June, 17:00
Change is a constant. Language teaching organisations, like any other organisations have to be able to adapt, develop, and innovate. This is also true of the teachers and other staff that work there too. But, as the saying goes, “Nobody likes change except a wet baby”. This talk will look at the reasons we resist change, what that resistance actually means, and how we can overcome it. Both for managers trying to work with the team to develop a more effective school and for teachers keeping up to dates with developments in the profession and dealing with change in the school as a whole.
About Andy Hockley
Andy Hockley is a trainer, curriculum developer, consultant, writer, and the coordinator of IATEFL’s Leadership and Management Special Interest Group (LAMSIG), as well as being the global lead trainer on the International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM). He is the co-author of “From Teacher to Manager: Managing language teaching organisations” (CUP, 2008) and “Managing in the Digital Age” (The Round, 2014), and author of “Educational Management” (Polirom 2007). He has been involved in ELT for 30 years, as a teacher, teacher trainer, manager, and management trainer. He lives in deepest Transylvania.
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