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03.11.2014

8th IATEFL – TESOL – ELTAM International Biannual Conference

ELTAM  hosted the 8th IATEFL – TESOL – ELTAM international conference from October 31 – 2 November 2014, in Skopje, Macedonia, with the working title Managing teaching and learning-making the most of both worlds - Enhancing teachers’ and students’ life and organisational skills

The Conference started with a Pre-conference event, which was a panel discussion “MODELS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT”. The event took place at the UACS premises on 31 October, 3 pm – 5 pm and was moderated by Branko Stojanovich, a representative from Cambridge University Press from Belgrade, while the panelists were Zora Busovska, English Language Advisor, Bureau for the Development of Education, Regional Office in Ohrid, Kate Mulvey, US Fellow, University of Prishtina and Elena Ončevska Ager (PhD), Ss. Cyril and Methodius University Skopje. You can view the pre-conference details here
The Conference was held on 1-2 November at Cinemateque of Macedonia /ESRA University/City Library Drugarce. The Conference was opened by Elizabeta Hristovska-Iceva, ELTAM President with the reading of the letter from Mr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia, follwed by Valerie Colby, USA Public Affair Officer and Eleonora Zaprova, Director of the British Council Macedonia. 

Keynote speakers were Suzanne Mordue from British Council, Kate Mulvey, English Language Fellow, USA, George Kokolas from Express Publishing, Rakesh Bhanot, SOL. More then 120 English Lanaguage teachers and professionals in the field of ELT at all levels from Macedonia and abroad attended the Conference. You can view the full conference programme here

There was a fundraising event in cooperation with Veshta Zena during the two days. The money reaised went to children in need. 

You can view the conference photes here

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