Joint LTSIG & ESOLSIG Online Event - Technology in ESOL: Empowering the Global Community of Language Teaching Professionals

This online Conference entitled, Technology in ESOL: Empowering the Global Community of Language Teaching Professionals, is a collaboration of LTSIG, ESOL and the University of Nicosia, aiming to share ideas on incorporating technology in low-resource ESOL contexts/ classrooms. The programme can be downloaded below and incorporates plenaries from Nik Peachey and Dr Georgios P. Georgiou, along with international proposals from teachers, academics, publishers, and other stakeholders involved with implementing technology in teaching English as a second language, reflecting the diversity and variety of the profession.

Plenary Speakers - Nik Peachey and Dr Georgios P. Georgiou 

Nik Peachey is an accomplished educator, author, and learning technology consultant renowned for his expertise in integrating technology into education. With over 30 years of experience in the field, Nik has become a prominent figure in the realm of digital learning and teacher professional development. Nik's work has been recognised internationally, and he has received several prestigious awards for his contributions to the field of education in including two British Council Innovations Awards. He continues to inspire and support educators by sharing his expertise, exploring emerging trends in education technology, and advocating for the transformative power of technology in teaching and learning. His books include:ChatGPT for the Language Classroom, Team Building Activities for the Remote Classroom, Hacking Creativity, Thinking Critically through Digital Media and Digital Video. You can find out more about his work here

Dr Georgios P. Georgiou is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of Nicosia. He is the Director of the University of Nicosia Phonetic Lab and coordinates the Cyprus Linguistics and Humanities Research Group. Dr Georgiou obtained a BA in Greek Philology (2011), an MA in Education (2013) (distinction), and a PhD in Linguistics (2018) (distinction) from the University of Cyprus. He has also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at RUDN University (2018-2020) and the Cyprus University of Technology (2021). Dr Georgiou’s research interests include phonetics, phonology, speech acquisition, and speech-language disorders. He has widely published over 35 referred journal articles in high-impact Scopus-indexed journals. He has also published several monographs, edited volumes, book chapters, and articles in conference proceedings. He presented papers to over 50 conferences, workshops, and seminars worldwide. Dr Georgiou is a member of the International Speech Communication Association,the European Association for Signal Processing, and other academic societies.

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Event details

Event type:

SIG Event
ESOL, Learning Technologies


25/11/2023 - 09:00 until 25/11/2023 - 14:00 UK time


Non-member: £7:00
IATEFL member: £5:00
University of Nicosia colleagues and students: FREE

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