Eaquals is delighted to announce the November “Training for Excellence” member event which will take place on 22nd & 23rd of November 2019 in Krakow, Poland.
This year our event will begin with our opening plenary delivered by Liam Brown on “Customer Focused Working – ways of paying attention to what matters”. Attendees will then have the opportunity to attend two full days of training on two particular strands, benefitting from the expertise and knowledge of the trainers.
An early bird accommodation rate is available to delegates at the conference hotel.
Eaquals Training for Excellence 2019 focuses on the following four strands:
- Inclusion & SEN | Are we all included and equal?
- Leadership | Transformational Leadership & Change
- CEFR Application | The CEFR Companion Volume Mediation scales operationalised: Towards English for Professional Purposes in action
- Marketing | Digital Marketing Essentials for Language Schools
Inclusion & Sen | Are we all included and equal?
Varinder Unlu | Varinder has worked in ELT for 26 years in all contexts from private language schools to FE and HE, teaching students of all ages. She has been a DOS/Academic Manager since 2002. She works as a Principal at Speak Up London. She is also a teacher trainer for both Cambridge CELTA and Trinity TESOL, a materials writer and an experienced conference speaker and was the co-founder and coordinator of the Inclusive Practices and SENs IATEFL SIG and is now coordinator of IATEFL’s Global Issues SIG.
Leadership | Transformational Leadership & Change
Alec Pearson | Alec has over 25 years commercial experience, across a wide number of sectors including manufacturing and law in both London and Edinburgh. Having developed a proven track record as a senior manager, which included leading and managing successful teams and developing coherent and sustainable strategic objectives, Alec founded Pearson Communication, an ILM Approved Centre in 2012, after graduating with a MBA from the University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Business School. Alec teaches ILM leadership, management and professional skills programmes to students at The University of Glasgow.
CEFR Application | The CEFR Companion Volume Mediation scales operationalised: Towards English for Professional Purposes in action
Thom Kiddle | Thom Kiddle is Director of Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE) responsible for strategic and organisational management, and training and consultancy in a range of areas including testing and assessment, learning technologies, materials development and language teaching methodology. He has a Master’s degree in Language Testing from Lancaster University and the Cambridge Delta. Thom is also treasurer and founding director of AQUEDUTO – the Association for Quality Education and Training Online; webmaster for the Testing, Evaluation and Assessment Special Interest Group of IATEFL; and Vice Chair of the Eaquals Board of Trustees.
Peter Brown | Peter Brown considers himself primarily to be a teacher. He is the Founder Chair of EAQUALS and has been on its Board since its inception in Trieste in 1991. He is also the Founder Chair of AISLi (l’Assocazione Italiana di Scuole di Lingua) the Italian quality association of language schools, which he co-founded in 1979. With Frank Heyworth he wrote the Council of Europe’s Guide to Quality in Language Education. Apart from being a frequent speaker at conferences on a wide range of humanistic and scientific topics, he is also an educational and scientific consultant to international inter-governmental organisations.
Marketing | Digital Marketing Essentials for Language Schools
Philippe Taza | As the founder of Higher Education Marketing, Philippe provides customized solutions for language schools all over the world. A certified digital analyst with 15 years of experience in the education sector, his company provides a range of specialized services, including SEO and paid advertising, inbound marketing, CRM solutions, dedicated follow-up services, and analytics management.Click here for the programme of the Training for Excellence