5th Edition of ICTLE
Dr. Borja Manzano Vázquez
Lecturer at the University of Granada (Spain)
Dr. Borja Manzano Vázquez (PhD) is a university lecturer in applied linguistics at the Department of English and German Philology, University of Granada (Spain). His research interests are learner and teacher autonomy in language education, pedagogy for autonomy, bilingual education, and foreign language teacher education. He has published papers and book chapters on these topics in journals like Estudios de Lingüística Inglesa Aplicada, Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, International Journal of English Studies, Jahrbuch Deutsch also Fremdsprache, and Porta Linguarum, and books published by Peter Lang and
Presentation Title: Rethinking teacher education in the face of the new challenges of education
Conference Highlighted Speakers
Prof. Dr. Mirjana Lenček
Prof. Dr. Mirjana Lenček is a Full professor with tenure, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Zagreb. She is Head of the Speech and Language Pathology Studies. Speech and language pathologist. Her especially interested in education of pupils with dyslexia. Published more than 70 articles in science journals. She is also co-author of the test for pre-reading and pre-writing skills.
Dr. Liat Biberman-Shalev
Dr. Liat Biberman-Shalev holds a Ph.D. in sociology of education. She headed the Department of Education at Levinsky College of Education. At present, she is a senior lecturer and researcher in the Research Authority at the college. Her research interests are integrating the idea of global education into teacher preparation.
Assistant Prof. Dr. Hümeyra Genç
Assistant Professor. Dr. Hümeyra Genç took her BA degree in the ELT program at Uludağ University, her MSc degree in Telecommunication for Multimedia and Internet-based Instruction at Johns Hopkins University, and her PhD degree in English Language Education at Yeditepe University. She has worked as an EFL instructor, a teacher trainer, a language level coordinator, and a testing coordinator at various institutions. Dr. Genç is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the English Translation and Interpreting Department at Üsküdar University in Turkey.
Prof. Dr. Μaria S. Poulou
Prof. Dr. Μaria S. Poulou, is an Associate professor in the Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education, at the University of Patras, Greece. She has published over 100 articles and book chapters on classroom management, emotional and behavioral difficulties, teachers’ professional development and promoting mental health at schools. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the British Psychological Society (BPS), and the British Educational Research Association (BERA). She is a coordinator of European and International programs, a member of editorial board, and grant recipient of Salzburg scholar, International School Psychology Research Initiative, and Fulbright.
Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Watanabe
Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Watanabe is a professor at the Institute of Liberal Arts at Kyushu Institute of Technology in Fukuoka, Japan, and has investigated fluency, discourse analysis, e-learning, and educational policies of English. Acquired a Ph.D. in near eastern studies from the University of Arizona, he has memberships in five scholarly associations.
Prof Dr.Prakash Naidoo
Prof Dr.Prakash Naidoo is a DVC at the University of Free State in South Africa. He holds a PhD in Management Accounting. He is a professional accountant and an internationally certified fraud examiner specializing in university funding. He is part of a team that developed the university’s COVID19 vaccination policy.
Prof. Dr. Robert W. Long III
Prof.Dr. Robert W. Long III has published various EFL textbooks, and articles on fluency, dysfluency, pragmatics, gendered interactions, discourse analysis and EFL writing. He has written several EFL textbooks for developing oral communicative skills, fluency, and for technical English as well as many children’s books. He is a professor at Kyushu Institute of Technology.
Dr. Desire Chiwandire
Dr. Desire Chiwandire is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate with the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), United States. He holds a Ph.D. in Political and International Studies from Rhodes University, South Africa and his doctoral thesis focused on Ubuntu and the social inclusion of students with disabilities at South African universities. His main research interests broadly focus on Disability Politics, specifically the intersectionality of race, class, gender, and disability in educational and workplace environments.
Ms. Zhu Yuanyuan
Ms. Zhu Yuanyuan is a master in Early Childhood Education, Beijing Normal University. Her current position is a teaching Researcher, The Affiliated Preschool of Shenzhen Longhair District Education Institute Early Childhood Education Group, Early Childhood Education Consultant，Shenzhen Education Equipment Industry Association
Her area of interests are Leadership, Teacher Development
Ms. Ameneh Taghvaei
Ms. Ameneh Taghvaei is a researcher on different aspects of teaching. She holds a BA in English Teaching. She has been a researcher at the University of Applied Science and Technology. She is focusing on the English schools in the city of Qom as well as the Iranian capital Tehran.
Mr. Jakub Adamczewski
Mr. Jakub Adamczewski (MPsych) is a doctoral student in comparative education at the Faculty of Educational Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Currently also a guest PhD student researcher at Stockholm University in Sweden. His research interests are Nordic education, school architecture, teacher and outdoor education around the world. He has published papers and book chapters dedicated to these topics in prestigious journals, and books published by Peter Lang.