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Plenary Speakers

Jean Linehan
English Language Fellow
Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade
Have taught ESL (EAP, ESP, survival English, etc.) for over 25 years in Germany, USA and UAE.  Have also taught child development, teaching technologies, and teaching methodologies at the BAS level at Dubai Women’s College. 
Workshop Facilitator: Intercultural Intelligence, Instructional Skills Teacher Training,  Critical Thinking, Learning Styles, Movement in the Classroom, ESL Games, etc. 
Mija Selič

Mija Selič is a teacher, teacher trainer and executive assistant to the CEO at the C00lSch00l private language school. She is an innovator in finding new ways of teaching and in developing teaching materials for very young language learners. She has a master’s degree in primary teaching and a degree in English. She also holds a certificate in convergent pedagogy.






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:


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:


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

We are looking forward to seeing you in December!

ELTA T4T team




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 and

If you are interested, please send your abstract (max 200 words) and the motivation letter to 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

ELTA Editorial Team