What’s new this year?
The 10th international ELT Forum to be held on 5th – 6th June 2020 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Great news is Leadership and Management SIG conference that takes place 5th – 6th June 2020 in Bratislava along the ELTFORUM 2020 in the same venue.
Daniel Xerri is a Lecturer in TESOL at the University of Malta. His most recent co-edited books are The Image in English Language Teaching (with Kieran Donaghy, 2017, ELT Council), ELT Research in Action: Bridging the Gap between Research and Classroom Practice (with Jessica Mackay and Marilisa Birello, 2018, IATEFL), Teacher Involvement in High-stakes Language Testing (with Patricia Vella Briffa, 2018, Springer), Becoming Research Literate: Supporting Teacher Research in English Language Teaching (with Ceres Pioquinto, 2018, ETAS), and English for 21st Century Skills (with Sophia Mavridi, 2020, Express Publishing). Further details about his talks and publications can be found at: www.danielxerri.com
Workshop - Teaching for Creativity
Plenary - Teachers as Thinking Beings: The Value of Reflection
Kieran Donaghy is an award-winning writer, speaker and trainer. He trains teachers at The School for Training, his specialist teacher training institute in Barcelona. He is the author of books for teachers and students of English. His publications include Film in Action (Delta Publishing), How to Write Film and Video Activities (ELT Teacher 2 Writer), The Image in ELT (ELT Council) and English Hub (Macmillan).
Plenary - What about the fifth skill of viewing?
Workshop - Social Shorts: Using short films and videos to raise awareness of social issues
Philip Kerr is a teacher trainer and materials writer who lives in Vienna. He has written or co-written a number of coursebooks, including the recent Evolve (CUP), Studio (Helbling), Straightforward and Inside Out (Macmillan). He is also the author of the award-winning Translation and Own-Language Activities (CUP). He has been involved in the development of a number of language learning (vocabulary) apps, and he blogs about technology and language learning at https://adaptivelearninginelt.wordpress.com/ .
Plenary - Time to get real
Studied psychology at Univerzita Komenského and Hunter College CUNY, with continuing education courses completed at J. F. Kennedy University, California. She has been working for CEEV Živica for over 12 years, mostly focusing on teaching pupils and students, creating lesson plans on global education and training teachers and university professors in innovative methods of teaching. She is a validated British Council teacher of critical thinking. She focuses mostly on experiential teaching and where appropriate, incorporating art and psychology into teaching. Her psychology background gives her a theoretical understaning of the process, while standing in front of the classroom and training teachers for many years gave her experience and practice.