Fri 13 November 2009, 9:30pm GMT
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Burcu Akyol has been teaching English for ten years. She is currently the coordinator of the foreign languages department of ISTEK Schools in Istanbul, Turkey, with responsibility for training and development programmes. In the last three years, she has focused on using web technologies in the language classroom. She blogs at burcuakyol.com.
Sean is webmaster of sites including BreakingNewsEnglish.com and ListenAminute.com. He has a Master's degree in TEFL/TESL from Birmingham University. He spent 13 years teaching in Japan and relocated to the UAE in 2006. He recently became an enthusiastic Tweeter and is gearing up to enter the world of blogging.
Neal Chambers writes a grammar series on EnglishSpark.com. Recently, he has become a strong advocate for the use of Twitter for professional networking and resource sharing. He has earned his CELTA and has spent over 5 years teaching English in Japan.
Marisa Constantinides is a teacher, teacher educator, ELT author and blogger. She is Director of Studies of CELT, a teacher education centre in Athens Greece offering Cambridge CELTA and DELTA courses to teachers from Greece and many other countries. Her topic today is inspired by her work with free classes of adult refugee beginners from countries such as Iran, Afghanistan who are trying to learn English as a passport to some day finding work in the English speaking world.
Shelly is an educational technology blogger, technology trainer, and English language teacher living in Germany who enjoys working on global educational projects. She has worked with young language learners for 5 years in the US and in Germany.
Berni heads up RLI specializing in total immersion English courses and 1:1 language training. She is also behind Gapfillers a website for advanced learners of English. 30+ years experience as an English language teacher at all levels with 11 years in Indonesia. Degree in English and Music, DELTA and an MBA from Bradford University Management Centre.
Joel Josephson (recorded)
I am involved in 14 EU funded education projects, mainly in the area of technology and languages. Apart from initiating some of the ideas for the projects I am the expert in carrying out Internet dissemination and communications. I am a retained expert by the EU for dissemination and have done work for a number of other educational institutions in this area.
-V. Anitha Devi