CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN HIGHER ED EFL TEACHING

Teaching English online in Higher Ed.
Online-conference in English on challenges and opportunities in new conditions
debates
speeches
workshops
discussions
9-10 October
RU
EN
The conference is aimed at university English professors
With the help of the Official Partners
General Media Partners
EXPERIENCE SHARING WITH EDTECH LEADERS AND ONLINE EDUCATION EXPERTS
At the conference, Higher Ed experts from Russia, European Union and the biggest Russian EdTech companies together with the representatives of international ELT-organizations will discuss the issues of teaching English online.
The conference will hear the speeches by university teachers and experts of EdTech companies who helped to arrange the online education transition.
University teachers and ELT-experts will discuss how to arrange online lessons for groups and individual students and to involve everyone in the educational process.
How to arrange an online education transition in universities
How to teach English online

OUR SPEAKERS

Alexey Konobiev
Daria Grits
Dr Athanasios Karasimos
Dr Alexey Konobeiev
Academic director at Skyeng, author of CPD courses for teachers
Daria Grits
CEO of ZavtraOnline, Skyes University strategic consultant, coathor of Skylike English
Dr Athanasios Karasimos
Researcher at the Digital Humanities Infrastructure APOLLONIS/DARIAH-GR, Academy of Athens
Dr Thomai Alexiou
Dr Mihaela Dascalu
Anton Makarov
Dr Thomai Alexiou
Associate Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dr Mihaela Dascalu
Senior Teacher Trainer and Educator at INTESOL Worldwide. Former faculty member at Zayed University, Academic Bridge Program Department. Psychosociology and culture in education
Anton Makarov
Head of teachers recruitment at Skyeng
Evgeniy Usachev
Svetlana S. Polskaya
Evgeny Usachev
Vice-rector of Moscow international Academy
Dr Svetlana S. Polskaya
PhD in philology, Associate Professor of the English Department at Moscow State Institute of International Relations
Dr Daniel Kontowski
PhD in Education Research, University of Winchester, UK; Head of Education at the School of Advanced Studies, University of Tyumen, Russia
Daniel Kontowski
Liliya Bondareva
Dr Lilia Bondareva
Head of the Department of Modern Languages and Communication at the National University of Science and Technology "MISIS", Moscow; Board member of the National Association of Teachers of English, Russia
Kristina Roppelt
Kristina Roppelt
CEO & Founder, Agency for International Cooperation

FOR EVERYONE WHO TEACHES AND ARRANGES THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS AT UNIVERSITIES

English teachers working at universities
Heads of foreign languages departments
Designers of Educational courses
Leaders of education

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Track-1
Continuing Professional
Development for EFL Teachers
Alexey Konobeiev
09/10
16:00 - 16:10
Introductory remark
Alexey Konobeiev
Dr Athanasios Karasimos
09/10
16:10 - 16:40
Athanasios Karasimos
Introducing board games
in EFL classroom: a beginner's guide

QA
Дарья Гриц
Dr Thomai Alexiou
Alexey Konobeiev
09/10
17:10 - 17:20
Summing up
Alexey Konobeiev
09/10
16:40 - 17:10
Thomai Alexiou & Daria Grits
More than words:
A different approach to material design

QA
Track-2
Course Development & Methodology in EFL:
the Lessons of the Pandemic
Dr Thomai Alexiou
09/10
17:20 - 17:30
Introductory remark
Thomai Alexiou
Mihaela Dascalu
09/10
17:30 - 18:00
Mihaela Dascalu
Independent Learning, a Necessary,
Desirable, and Achievable Goal

QA
Anton Makarov
Dr Thomai Alexiou
09/10
18:20 - 18:30
Summing up
Thomai Alexiou
09/10
18:00 - 18:20
Anton Makarov
Learning through play.
Cultural and methodological issues
Track-3
Instructional Design in Higher Ed
10/10
13:00 - 13:10
Introductory remark
Kristina Roppelt
Alexey Konobeiev
10/10
13:10 - 13:40
Alexey Konobeiev
Recent changes in CEFR descriptors

QA
Евгений Усачев
10/10
15:20 - 15:40
Lilia Bondareva
Course Design in Digital Environments: a Surviving Skill for an English Teacher

QA
10/10
13:40 - 13:55
Svetlana S. Polskaya
Changes to be introduced into distant format instruction to enhance learners' motivation

QA
Daria Grits
10/10
13:55 - 14:20
Daria Grits
Designing online learning experience in Higher Ed: the case of SkillFactory

QA
10/10
14:20 - 14:50
Daniel Kontowski
English as a vehicle of liberal education at the School of Advanced Studies

QA
10/10
14:50 - 15:20
Evgeny Usachev
Maximizing the potential of blended learning in continuing teacher development

QA
10/10
15:40 - 15:50
Summing up
Kristina Roppelt

Daniel Kontowski
Svetlana S. Polskaya
Kristina Roppelt
Kristina Roppelt
Liliya Bondareva

DON'T MISS THE GIFTS!

Take part in the conference and share your impressions on Facebook. Tell us what you learned from the conference, what insights you learned from the speakers' speeches, and what you will definitely start to apply in your work.
Be sure to add the hashtags #skyes_uni and #skyteach to your post and a link to Skyes University.

THE THREE AUTHORS WHOSE POSTS GET THE MOST LIKES WILL RECEIVE PRIZES:

1st place.
Access to Effective Lessons and Language Systems courses with guaranteed certification after passing.
2nd place.
Access to the legendary Speaking course!
3rd place.
Mini Course Materials for English Lessons on how to compose cool lessons in just 15 minutes using secret sources.
All participants will receive an EXCLUSIVE 20% DISCOUNT from Skyteach on all courses
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Official Partners
General Media Partners
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Challenges and Opportunities
in Higher Ed EFL Teaching
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