Eva Lange

USING LITERATURE CREATIVELY (A2 LOWER SECONDARY; TEACHERS WITH SOME EXPERIENCE) SATURDAY 10.15-11AM This workshop will deal with using the worlds of Robinson Crusoe, Pocahontas and Gulliver, and interesting activities about them, to help our students not just understand the language and be interested in the literature but also to discover hidden meanings and the diversity…

Lucie Podroužková

Shakespeare in the classroom (B1 Lower Secondary; All teachers) Friday 3.40-4.25pm This year’s anniversary of the great dramatist and poet, whoever he was, brings attention to his work once again. The question is how to use it in the classroom to make it understandable and meaningful to today’s students or even those with SEN (specific…

Šárka Dohnalová

Shakespeare in the classroom (B1 Lower Secondary; All teachers) Friday 3.40-4.25pm This year’s anniversary of the great dramatist and poet, whoever he was, brings attention to his work once again. The question is how to use it in the classroom to make it understandable and meaningful to today’s students or even those with SEN (specific…

Sue Barfield

TEACHING AND EXPERIENCING ROMA CULTURE (B1 LOWER SECONDARY; ALL TEACHERS) FRIDAY 2.45-3.30PM In this workshop, Igor (a Teach for Slovakia teacher) will talk about his two-year English teaching experience at a Roma school, including how he used the tri-lingual (Slovak, English, Romani) book “Children of the Sun” in his classroom and the after-school program. Sue…

Igor André

TEACHING AND EXPERIENCING ROMA CULTURE (B1 LOWER SECONDARY; ALL TEACHERS) FRIDAY 2.45-3.30PM In this workshop, Igor (a Teach for Slovakia teacher) will talk about his two-year English teaching experience at a Roma school, including how he used the tri-lingual (Slovak, English, Romani) book “Children of the Sun” in his classroom and the after-school program. Sue…

Tijana Nesic Ristic

BORDERS ARE INSIGNIFICANT IF WE CAN SURPASS OUR LIMITS (B1 LOWER SECONDARY; NEW AND ALL TEACHERS) SATURDAY 2.25-3.10PM No matter how many countries’ borders you cross, you find people struggling to live a normal life, raise their children, provide them with a better start for the future; defying prejudices, racial or gender stereotypes, poverty, and…

Katka Klemanová

3 SIMPLE, FUN STRATEGIES TO INCREASE YLS’ SELF-MOTIVATION & INTEREST (BEGINNER PRIMARY; TEACHERS WITH SOME EXPERIENCE) SATURDAY 2.25-5.10PM (with Katka Klemanová) Young learners are particularly capable when it comes to learning skills for mastering languages, because this is the time when they are most impressionable and wired to learn effortlessly and quickly. However, this only works…

Queenie Tan

3 FUN AND EFFECTIVE WAYS TO DAILY TEACH YOUR OWN KIDS ENGLISH (AGES BIRTH TO 8; ALL PARENTS) SATURDAY 11.10-11.55 As teachers, we tend to rely on a standard curriculum when it comes to teaching young children English within the classroom environment. However, it is quite different at home and when it involves our own…

Barbi Bujtás

WE’VE GROWN GEN Z, NOW WHAT? (A1-A2 PRIMARY; ALL TEACHERS) SATURDAY 11.10-11.55 These days, kids are different. Come and see my take on how to cope with these lovely little gamers/Z geners/consumers/YouTubers. This is a workshop that hopes to show you how I survived another school year of afternoon classes in a Hungarian small town…

Sylvie Doláková

STORIES AS A PLATFORM FOR CLIL (BEGINNER PRIMARY; TEACHERS WITH SOME EXPERIENCE) SATURDAY 10.15-11AM Stories are considered a traditional treasure of each culture. The workshop shows how we can use a simple story to cater for all areas of children’s early learning, namely language, maths, science, music, art and craft and physical activities (CLIL), all…

Introducing Our Plenary Speakers

We are pleased to introduce this year’s plenary speakers! Zuzana Straková Zuzka is a TEFL specialist and has been teaching and working with pre-service trainees, trainers and in-service teachers since 1991. She is an associate professor at the English Language and Literature Department at the Institute of British and American Studies at the Faculty of Arts,…

Call for Speaker Proposals

The Slovak Chamber of English Teachers (SKA) is SKAexcited to invite English teachers and teacher trainers from Slovakia, Europe and around the world to share their expertise at its 2nd annual international ELT conference the 23rd and 24th of September 2016.