fbpx

Teachers are Story Tellers

Read more ...By Olga Velitzelou, FLS owner, Thessaloniki We all have the need to hear from story tellers in these difficult times. Let me tell you my story! I was born...

Embracing Newcomers in our Educational Context

Read more ...By Chrysoula Lazou*, EFL state school teacher The beginning of a school year involves embracing newcomers with diverse demographics, from all walks of life, with different needs and expectations. It inaugurates the beginning of a new path in learners’ life and the educator’s role is to ensure a welcoming and safe learning environment where all learners...

Coronavirus and distance learning: Challenges and benefits

Read more ...  By now, everyone living on planet Earth must have heard of coronavirus pandemic – that’s a wild guess. But, to say the least, many people know and have been affected by the coronavirus. Ranging from the health sector to business and beyond, everyone is feeling the heat. Unfortunately, students are not left out. In fact, in the past weeks...

Remote learning can help students develop soft skills

Read more ...The speed of changes during these unprecedented times we are all  going through are profound and in many cases, so are the opportunities. In the field of education, it is obvious that the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping many of its aspects. This sudden change forced many teachers to shift digitally, to virtual environments, trying to find their way...

Leading FL schools in Post-pandemic Times

Read more ...By Emmanuel Kontovas* Leadership is a perplexing term to define, as there are more than 350 definitions of leadership in the Business literature (Kontovas, 2019). One of the most accepted ones, is provided by Dr Northouse who in his book Leadership: theory and practice, defines the phenomenon of leadership as “a process whereby an individual influences a...

Training myself to be curious

Read more ...  “The more courses I take and the more I learn, the hungrier I feel for more knowledge. It’s like training myself to be curious.” Learning for learning’s sake is a rewarding experience. And once you start learning, it’s difficult to stop. The trick is to choose a subject that you really care about and know what you want to achieve. It’s the third...

Andragogy and the Riddle of the Sphinx

Read more ...Education embodies ongoing commitment, whether practiced consciously or not. Lifelong education is influential for teachers irrespective of the sector or position they serve. A crucial element of life-long education is specialization. Beyond updating one’s education, life-long learning enables L2 teachers to gain expertise. Text by Marina...

ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΑ ΕΠΙΜΟΡΦΩΣΗΣ

There are no up-coming events

Latest Issue

© 2017 ELT NEWS. All Rights Reserved.