Dr. Tim Collins

Regional English Language Officer for U.S. Department of State English Title: Enliven Your Classroom with Interactive Activities Dr. Tim Collins, Ph.D., is the Regional English Language Officer for U.S. Department of State English language programs in Kyiv, managing U.S. State Department English language programs in Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Moldova. He helps posts manage the posts’ large and growing portfolios of programs including English Language Access Program and the English Language Fellows program. Prior to this, Tim was RELO Nur-Sultan, covering Kazakhstan and 4 other Central Asian republics.  Tim has nearly 40 years of experience in the field of

Prof. Dr. Jarosław Krajka

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland Ph.D. in CALL, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, D.Litt. in CALL/teacher training, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland Associate Professor and Head of Division of Applied Linguistics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland Editor-in-Chief of Teaching English with Technology journal Title: Cultures of learning in the classroom – on challenges of teaching multicultural classes Globalization, increasing European and international integration, as well as other social processes have resulted in some degree of uniformity of educational approaches. Methods, concepts and procedures proposed in one part of the world are often promoted as universally applicable in many others. This


International Black Sea University, Georgia Natela Doghonadze, Ph.D. in Education Sciences Program Coordinator, Professor, Doctor. Scientific supervisor of 39 defended Ph.D. dissertations, author of 9 books in ELT and Education, and more than 200 articles. Teaching and research interests cover education, educational psychology, sociology and management, ELT and literature. Title: Teachers as Educational Leaders There is a certain contradiction between the student-centered approach to learning and the need in shared leadership, according to which each teacher, in order to perform his/her duties efficiently, at least sometimes needs to be a leader, both in the classroom and among colleagues. However, this