Eaquals International Conference 2018: It’s for everyone!
26 – 28 April 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic at the Corinthia Hotel Prague
Our annual conference is open to all language education professionals – both Eaquals members and non-members are welcome.
The 3-day event offers a rich and stimulating programme of professional development for centre owners and directors as well as academic staff.
Our event runs from 0930 on 26 April until 1730 on Saturday 28 April.
There will be a full-day management training workshop on Thursday 26 April for everyone, and on the same date, a full day of professional development sessions for appointed Eaquals inspectors.
Fiona Dunlop will run the Management Training (pre- conference workshop). Fiona Dunlop is the Academic Director at Wimbledon School of English, London. She has over 25 years worldwide experience in the field of ELT, including such areas as Teacher Training, Business and Soft Skills Training and Academic Management. See details of Fiona’s management training session in the conference programme here.
On Friday 27 and Saturday 28 April, there will be a rich mix of plenary talks and practical workshops delivered by external experts and representatives of Eaquals-member institutions.
Sarah Mercer is delivering our opening plenary on Friday 27th. Sarah is Professor of Foreign Language Teaching at the University of Graz, Austria. Her research interests include all aspects of the psychology surrounding the foreign language learning experience, focusing in particular on issues of self and identity. Details of Sarah’s plenary can be accessed with the conference programme here.
Yseult Freeney will deliver the closing plenary on our first day of conference. Yseult has extensive experience in graduate and executive education in the areas of leadership, work and well-being and organisational change. She is currently Chair of the DCU Masters in Work and Organisational Behaviour/Psychology. Yseult was awarded an IRC Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in 2009 to continue her work in the area of work engagement in Trinity College Dublin. Details of Yseult’s plenary can be accessed with the conference programme here.
Silvana Richardson will be closing our conference with her plenary on Saturday 28th April. Silvana is Head of Teacher Development at Bell and has worked in English language teaching for over 25 years. She holds an MA in Teacher Education, is PGCE and Delta qualified and has trained teachers all over the world. Silvana is the Head of Programme Quality for the Bell Foundation.Details of Silvana’s plenary can be accessed with the conference programme here.
The Eaquals AGM takes place on Friday morning from 09.00 – 12.30 when an alternative workshop programme is provided for delegates who are not yet members of Eaquals.
Registration for the event is closed. For any queries please contact the Eaquals Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org