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16TH ELTA SERBIA CONFERENCE

E-Teacher Scholarship Program

The competition for E-Teacher Scholarship Program is OPEN. Application Deadline: July 4, 2014

The Office of Public Affairs of the Embassy of the United States of America in Belgrade announces the competition for the 2014-2015 academic year of the E-Teacher Scholarship Program for Serbia.

E-Teacher Scholarship Program – English Teacher Professional Development Distance Learning Program – is the program of the Office of English Language Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. The program offers online courses that train foreign English language professionals in the latest U.S. methods of English language teaching via distance education. Participation is open to teachers worldwide. The 10-week courses will be offered in the fall 2014, winter, spring and summer of 2015. Tuition and materials will be paid by the Office of English Language Programs.

The courses offered for this academic year are the following:

  1. Building Teaching Skills through the Interactive Web, A Survey of Resources and Tools for Online and F2F English Language Teaching (Web Skills)
  2. Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Methods)
  3. Practical Applications in Language and Learning Skills (PALSS) ONLY to be offered in Winter 2015 term.
  4. English for Specific Purposes, Aligning Context with Practices and Materials (ESP)
  5. Special Education and Differentiated Instruction in EFL Contexts (SpEd EFL)
  6. Teaching English to Pre-teens and Teens (TEPT)
  7. Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
  8. Summative and Formative Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching (Assessment)
  9. Critical Thinking in Language Learning and Teaching (CT)
  10. Developing Local Leadership for Global English Language Teaching (Global English) New for AY2014-2015 Not designed for classroom teachers, but rather for language administrators, principals, or staff that manage students or schools.

More details about each of these courses can be found on the Office of English language programs page: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/e-teacher-scholarship-program/details

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

Serbian citizenship, permanent employment in Serbia (with a minimum of 3 years of working experience as an English language teacher), university degree, and English proficiency.

RECRUITMENT:

Candidates for E-Teacher scholarships should be teacher trainers or teachers who are working or plan to work, with one of the subjects covered by the courses. They should be highly motivated individuals who are dedicated both to their own professional development and to sharing the knowledge gained with colleagues through workshops or professional presentations. Candidates should also be committed to fulfilling the program requirements (dedicating on average 8-10 hours per week) and completing the course.

Computer fundamentals:

  • regular access to e-mail and the Internet;
  • ability to navigate in Windows or other appropriate programs and create a Word document;
  • basic familiarity with the Internet and web browsers;
  • ability to type in English well enough to perform online tasks in real-time and to submit written assignments in a timely manner.

NOT ELIGIBLE:

  • Recent university graduates, with less than 3 years of teaching experience;
  • Local employees of the U.S. Mission in Serbia who work for the U.S. Department of State, and members of their families, as well as individuals with dual U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please fill out the application form and together with the copy of your passport (face page) and evidence of employment in Serbia (letter from employer confirming employment), e-mail it to stankovicv@state.gov

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 p.m. on Friday, July 4, 2014. Please note that incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION:

Public Affairs Office, U.S. Embassy Belgrade, will review all the received applications for the eligibility and completeness, and then forward them to the Office of English Language Programs in Washington, D.C. where the selection committee will make the final selection of candidates. The results of the selection process will be available in late summer of 2014.

Winners of ELTA Competition

Dear colleagues,

In cooperation with our colleagues from Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, ELTA has organized a video competition for the 2nd grade students on a topic ‘’Our Hometown’’. The winners of our video competition are stated below. Congratulations to all of them! Take a look and be inspired by these amazing videos!

ELTA team

Kategorija (A) – Gimnazije

No.TeacherSchoolName of the VideoVideo Link
1.Adrijan AlispahićThe Bolyai Secondary Grammar School for Gifted Students, SentaProject X - Let’s Go Green
121 points
Project X - Let’s Go Green
2.Marija LukačGrammar and Economics School, KovinYoung and Green
111 points
Young and Green
3.Aleksandra BorovacGrammar School Dušan Vasiljev, KikindaLet’s Go Green/Raising the Awareness
92 points
Let’s Go Green/Raising the Awareness

Kategorija (B) – SSŠ

Br.TeacherSchoolName of the VideoVideo Link
1.Mirjana CvijovićSchool of Economics, UžiceRecover, Don’t Destroy
131 points
Recover, Don’t Destroy
2.Zorica ĐukićSchool of Pharmacy and Physiotherapy, BelgradeEco Tale
120 points
Eco Tale
3.Zorica ĐukićSchool of Pharmacy and Physiotherapy, BelgradeDon’t Be Blind
116 points
Don’t Be Blind

 

Poziv na konkurs za trodnevnu obuku za trenere

Poštovani,

British Council i Udruženje nastavnika engleskog jezika (ELTA) Vas pozivaju da se prijavite na konkurs za trodnevnu obuku za trenere nastavnika koja će se održati od 7. do 9. marta 2014. godine u hotelu Beograd Art u Beogradu.

Obuka koju će voditi gospodin Stephen Hindlaugh će se fokusirati na savremene tehnologije u nastavi engleskog jezika.

Za odabrane trenere ova obuka je besplatna. Tokom treninga od petka, 7. marta do nedelje, 9. marta su obezbeđeni ručak i kafe pauze. Smeštaj nije obezbeđen.

Nakon obuke, treneri su dužni da, u saradnji sa ELTA, za British Council u periodu april 2014. – mart 2015. održe seminare stručnog usavršavanja za kolege širom Srbije, prate i evaluiraju napredak nastavnika koji prođu kaskadni trening i da budu na raspolaganju za slične projekte što će biti definisano posebnim Sporazumom sa ELTA ili zasebnim Ugovorima sa trenerima.

Kriterijumi za odabir trenera su sledeći:

  • Aktivna ELTA članarina (2013/14. godina)
  • Stečeno zvanje Teacher Trainer-a (skenirati sertifikat o završenom trenerskom kursu)
  • Dosadašnje iskustvo kao Teacher Trainer (gde i kada ste prezentovali, držali obuku i kakvu vrstu obuke)
  • Napredno poznavanje rada na računaru

– Obavezno: MS Office paket, internet
– Poželjno: aplikacije za Android, iOS

Kandidati koji ne ispunjavaju navedene uslove neće biti razmatrani.

Svi zainteresovani ELTA članovi mogu se prijaviti najkasnije do 10. februara 2014. godine.

Molimo Vas da popunjeni prijavni formular pošaljete na elta.kancelarija@gmail.com kao i na kristijan.rajkovic@britishcouncil.rs.

Bićete obavešteni o rezultatima do 21. februara 2014. godine. U slučaju da imate pitanja, slobodno kontaktirajte Danijelu Serafijanović na serbia.eltapresident@gmail.com.

Srdačan pozdrav,

Kristijan Rajkovic│English Business Development Manager British Council│Terazije 8/II│11000 Belgrade│Serbia

T +381 (0)11 3023 822

kristijan.rajkovic@britishcouncil.rs

www.britishcouncil.rs

 

PRIJAVNI FORMULAR

Specijalna ponuda za privatne i državne škole

Kome je namenjena ELTA?

ELTA (English Language Teachers’ Association)  je nacionalno udruženje koje okuplja:

  • nastavnike i profesore engleskog jezika, kako one na početku karijere, tako i one sa manjim ili velikim iskustvom,
  • stručnjake u oblasti nastave stranih jezika .

Šta ELTA nudi svojim članovima?

Cilj Udruženja je unapređivanje nastave engleskog jezika u našoj zemlji, a u saradnji sa Ministarstvom prosvete i svim zainteresovanim pojedincima i ustanovama.

ELTA omogućava profesionalno usavršavanje putem:

  • besplatnih TKT seminara (8 sati stručnog usavršavanja, podrška Britanskog saveta),
  • seminara“Ka boljem razumevanju” (8 sati stručnog usavršavanja, Katalog ZUOV-a, program br. 822, podrška Američe ambasade),
  • godišnje konferencije po povlašćenim cenama za svoje članove (16 sati stručnog usavršavanja, Katalog ZUOV-a, program br. 817),
  • mogućnosti učestvovanja na konferencijama u regionu u svojstvu predavača,
  • mogućnosti objavljivanja radova u mesečnom biltenu Udruženja ELTA Bilten i onlajn publikaciji ELTA Journal,
  • distribucijom besplatnog izdanja časopisa MELT,
  • mogućnosti saradnje sa kolegama iz drugih nacionalnih asocijacija.

Kako postati član ELTE?

ELTA nudi dve vrste članstva, individualno i institucionalno. Škole koje učlane tri člana imaju pravo na jednu bonus članarinu. Više o tome možete saznati na http://elta.org.rs/membership/. Na istoj adresi možete preuzeti pristupnicu, popuniti je i poslati je elektronskom poštom na adresu elta.kancelarija@gmail.com ili redovnom poštom na adresu Nemanjina 28, 11000 Beograd.

Kako se prijaviti za konferenciju?

ELTA konferencija je najznačajniji događaj koji ELTA organizuje, uz podršku Ministarstva prosvete, Britanskog saveta i Američke ambasade.

Ovogodišnja, dvanaesta konferencija:

  • održava se pod nazivom Back to the Future,
  • traje 16. i 17. maja 2014. na Učiteljskom fakultetu u Beogradu,
  • ima za plenarne predavače svetski priznate eksperte, koje predvode:

Joan Kang Shin

David Evans

Jamie Keddie

Willy Cardoso

Grant Kempton

Kenn Norris

  • omogućava učešće po povlašćenim cenama svim članovima koji se do 11. aprila 2014. prijave preuzimanjem prijave na adresi http://elta.org.rs/elta-conferences/registration-form/ i slanjem na imejl adresu elta.kancelarija@gmail.com ili poštansku adresu Nemanjina 28, 11000 Beograd.
  • Škole koje prijave tri učesnika imaju pravo na jednu bonus kotizaciju.
  • Kotizacija za članove Udruženja iznosi 50 eura u dinarskoj protivvrednosti na dan uplate. Kotizacija za one koji nisu članovi Udruženja iznosi 80 eura za oba dana, odnosno 45 eura za jedan dan konferencije. Ove cene važe do 11. aprila 2014. godine.

Sva dodatna obaveštenja o konferenciji i aktivnostima Udruženja, učlanjenju i plaćanju kotizacije za Konferenciju možete dobiti na mob. telefon Udruženja 063/210 460 ili na telefon 011/36 11 644 lok. 110 od 12:00 do 16:00 svakog radnog dana, elektronskom poštom elta.kancelarija@gmail.com na i na sajtu http://elta.org.rs.

U očekivanju uspešne saradnje i zajedničkih aktivnosti srdačno Vas pozdravljamo.

ELTA tim