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ELTOC Chapter 3 is finally here!

Join the largest online event in the ELT calendar, delivered by experts and inspired by you. At ELTOC, you’ll learn about the hottest topics in education and connect with a global community of language teachers.

Come along on the 23rd and 24th of September to learn about Learner agency, digital wellbeing, and exam preparation.

When
Sat, Sep 24, 2022 · 2:00 AM London (UTC +1:00)
Agenda
  • EMPOWER LEARNERS WITH LEARNER AGENCY With Andy Gao
  • DIGITAL WELLBEING FOR LANGUAGE LEARNERS AND TEACHERS With Hayo Reinders
  • MAKING EXAM PREPARATION MORE ENGAGING With Paul Woodfall & Susan Liu
Presenters
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Xuesong (Andy) Gao
Xuesong (Andy) Gao is a language teacher educator at the School of Education, University of New South Wales, Australia. He has published widely on topics including language learning strategies, language education policy and language teacher education in international journals, including ELT Journal, TESOL Quarterly, Modern Language Journal, and Teaching and Teacher Education. He edits International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching and co-edits the English Language Education book series, published by Springer. He is a contributing author of OUP’s position paper on learner agency.
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Hayo Reinders
Hayo Reinders (www.innovationinteaching.org) is TESOL Professor and Director of Research at Anaheim University, USA, and Professor of Applied Linguistics at KMUTT in Thailand. He is founder of the global Institute for Teacher Leadership and editor of Innovation in Language Learning & Teaching. He has published 25 books and over 150 articles in the areas of out-of-class learning, technology and language teacher leadership.
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Paul Woodfall
Paul Woodfall is a Senior Professional Development Consultant for OUP. He is based in Dubai. He has given training workshops from K1 -12 and university and trained, f2f and online, teachers in Spain, UAE, KSA, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Yemen and the Sultanate of Oman.

He has lived and worked in the region for over 20 years. Specifically interested in “learning by doing”, his main goal is to promote a greater understanding of student-centred, enquiry-based learning approaches, with the overall aim of encouraging critical thinking and the development of good study skills at all levels during the educational process.
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Susan Liu
Susan Liu is a Senior Professional Development Manager for OUP in China. She double majored in English Language and Literature and International Affairs Administration at Zhejiang University and holds a TESOL Advanced Certificate. She also holds a certificate in Online Tutoring. Susan has over 12 years’ experience in teaching primary, secondary and adult learners. She has spent over 8 years working in professional development consultancy, developing training plans, observing classes and delivering sessions to public schools and private language schools. She has a deep understanding of teachers’ challenges in the language classroom and she is passionate about helping teachers with their professional development.