Day Nine - Thursday 24th February

Session 1: Skillful teaching for enhanced student engagement in study skills

  By Stella Cottrell

10:00-10:40 | 14:00-14:40 | 21:30-22:10 UK Time

Stella will consider the importance of continuing study skills development throughout the student journey. She will explore inter-related steps teachers can take to make study skills more effective, especially through harnessing peer power to boost motivation, reflection and engagement.

After the above session, you will be given the choice to attend one of the following 2 sessions, which take place simultaneously:

Session 2a: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – the new kid in town?


By Zarina Subhan

10:50-11:30 | 14:50-15:30 | 22:20-23:00 UK Time

Meaningful and successful communication cannot occur without understanding and
acceptance, which means we need to welcome differences in the classroom. This
includes differences in learning.
This session will look at how diversity, equity, and inclusion can help us to meet our students’ needs.

Session 2b: Skillful 2nd ed. Showcase and Q&A


By Semih Irfaner/ Lilian Breton

10:50-11:30 | 14:50-15:30 | 22:20-23:00 UK Time

Join this session to learn all there is to know about Macmillan Education's course for Adult learners, Skillful 2nd ed.

You only need to register once to attend all 3 of the above sessions!

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21:30 UK Start Time

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About the Speakers

Dr Stella Cottrell is a million-copy selling author whose titles include The Study Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking, and the 50 Ways series. Formerly, she was Director for Lifelong Learning at the Universities of Bedfordshire and Leeds, and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London. She is currently a leadership coach for senior staff in education.

Although Zarina Subhan originally qualified as a scientist, she has been working in the field
of ELT for over 30 years. She has taught at all levels, in both private and government
institutions and worked worldwide as a teacher and teacher educator. Having worked both in and with educational institutions, she also has experience working with educational policy makers, NGOs, community leaders, local and state governments and in a variety of training contexts.
Zarina’s time is spent now between delivering training, conference presentations, and
writing materials. Having worked in the science, educational and development sectors, her
interests are the neurology of learning; CLIL; continuing professional development for
teachers; inclusive and sustainable education.