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16TH ELTA SERBIA CONFERENCE

Plenary Speakers

Jean Linehan
Jean has taught ESL (EAP, ESP, survival English, etc.) for over 25 years in Germany, USA and UAE.  She has also taught child development, teaching technologies, and teaching methodologies at Dubai Women’s College. 
Jean facilitated many workshops: Intercultural Intelligence, Instructional Skills, Critical Thinking, Learning Styles, Movement in the Classroom, ESL Games, etc.  Currently Jean is a Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade.
 
 
 
 
Mija Selič

Mija Selič, M.Sc is a practitioner and teacher trainer whose 26 years of practice teaching English to young learners has resulted in the development of the Project-Based Approach for young learners, which is the result of actual work with children. She holds a Master’s Degree in primary teaching, with a research focus on cooperative learning in the mother tongue and a foreign language. She also holds a degree in the English language and a certificate in convergent pedagogy. She ran workshops on early language learning for the National Educational Institute from 2007 until 2011. She is currently running her own school for early language learning where she teaches children, runs workshops for English teachers on the PBA approach and develops unique teaching aids for young learners that support the approach. She presents her work at different IATEFL conferences (Poland, Belgium, Hungary, Slovenia), her blog and writes articles.

 

Join us for another ‘Teachers for teachers workshop’

 
MAGIC QUILT and other amazing(ly) simple ideas

Curiosity is something we need to cherish and stimulate in everyone, especially in children. Some practical ideas how to help VYL discover the world which surrounds them would be presented together with suggestions how to create your own materials which can be reused in different activities.

The materials and activities presented in the workshop are primarily designed in order to meet the needs of kinaesthetic learners.

More info: goo.gl/UP8Ncm

 

Presenter: Tijana Nešić Ristić

Date: 16 December 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: XIII Belgrade Gymnasium, Lješka 47, Belgrade

 
Payment information:

Submit the application form and pay the fee in a bank. This is how you should fill out the payment slip: goo.gl/2tnY3l

 

The participants will receive ELTA certificate of attendance. In case you need further information, please write to: office@elta.org.rs.

We are looking forward to seeing you in December!

ELTA T4T team

 

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ELTA’s YL SIG Day: Joy of Teaching Young Learners

 

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to join us at our first YL SIG Day Joy of Teaching Young Learners which will be held on March 3rd 2018 at the Faculty of Legal and Business Studies Dr Lazar Vrkatic in Novi Sad, Serbia. 

You will have an opportunity to attend two plenary sessions and a number of practical, innovative presentations and workshops, all dedicated to teaching young learners. 

The event will be accredited by the Institute for Educational Advancement and all the participants will receive an official certificate of attendance.

 

Abstract submission deadline: 10 December 2017
Participant registration deadline: 23 February 2018

 

Please choose one of the proposed online forms to fill out:

Speaker Proposal Form
Participant Registration Form

 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

More info TBA soon.

We look forward to seeing you in March!

ELTA team

ELTA Representative for the TESOL Macedonia-Thrace 25th Jubilee International Conference

Dear members,

ELTA is looking for an official representative to attend and give a presentation at the TESOL Macedonia-Thrace 25th Jubilee International Conference ”Overcoming Obstacles Shaping the future” which will be held from 23rd to 25th February 2018 in the picturesque city of Thessaloniki in the North of Greece.

For more information about the conference and criteria please visit http://www.tesolmacedoniathrace.org/search/label/TESOLMTh18 and http://elta.org.rs/2016/12/09/criteria.

If you are interested, please send your abstract (max 200 words) and the motivation letter to office@elta.org.rs no later than 25 November 2017.

Your ELTA team

ELTA Newsletter: November-December 2017

Dear readers,

Another year is approaching to its end.

A year full of conferences, new projects, new books, interesting initiatives. So many possibilities for professional development. So many opportunities for thinking, re-thinking, considering, re-considering new/different approaches to teaching. We have tried to keep you up-to-date with all of them and we have seen your appreciation for which we are deeply grateful.

We hope you enjoy reading our new issue.

If you want to contribute, do not hesitate to contact us if you want to talk about an idea for an article or even send us your work directly. You can find us at newsletter.elta@gmail.com.

ELTA Editorial Team