Recent Presentations

Istanbul 26-27 May 2012

IATEFL Learning Technologies & Teacher Development SIGs Joint Event 

Learning & Unlearning Teaching in the 21st Century: C’s
teachers need to get and C’s they need to lose

Click on the title to read the abstract

Istanbul  September 16, 2012


Istanbul September 16, 2012

aPLaNet Project  Launch Conference

Title of Talk Autonomous Development Begins at Home 


October 18 2009

TESOL Greece Professional Event  - Tripolis, Greece

Theme: Teaching with Technology

Title of Talk:  Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning

Talk at the Tripolis event

Talk at the Tripolis event


With Gavin Dudeney, Pitsa Bourtsoukli (organiser) & Dimitris Primalis


12-13 November 2009

roundtable1st Virtual Round Table Conference (Online)

Title of presentation:  Adult Beginners in ELT (Pecha Kucha)


Recording of presentation (6’40”) can be viewed below



21-22 November 2009

QLS Schools 7th Annual Conference, Eretria, Greece

Theme: Quality from Within

Titles of Talks:

  • Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning
  • The World in our Classroom: quality from within, communication from without!



13-14 March 2010


TESOL Greece Annual Conference – Athens, Greece.

Theme: Living And Learning in a Brave New World Title of Talk: “Braving it in the Virtual World: Being an Online Teacher”

Related Blog post:

Braving it in the Virtual World: Being an Online Teacher 

Blog post includes slides and videos used during the presentation




istek27-28 March 2010

ISTEK Schools International ELT Conference – Istanbul, Turkey

Theme: ELT in a Globalized World: Exploring New Opportunities and Meeting the Challenges of Today

Title of talk: “Animating your Coursebook”

Related Blog Post: Animating your Coursebook  Blog post includes slides used during the presentation



iatefl6-11  April 2010

ΙΑΤΕFL Internationsl, Harrogate, U.K.

Title of talk: “Embedding creative thinking skills training into our EFL practice”

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23 April 2010

roundtable2nd Virtual Round Table Conference (Online)

Title of Talk: Word Clouds (Pecha Kucha)

A recording of this talk can be viewed here

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8-9 May 2010

City & Guilds Professional Events – Athens & Thessaloniki, Greece

Theme : Acquiring Language Using Web 2.0 ToolsTitle of Talk: Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning

city & Guilds event 2010

From the City & Guilds Newsletter “Lion’s Voice” Issue 5 September 2010



pekade12 June 2010

PEKADE (Panhellenic Association of State School Teachers of English) – Hydra island, Greece.

“Cruising..with PEKADE”

Title of Talk: “Developing Creative thinking Skills with Teenagers”


31 July 2010

reformEducation Reform Symposium

Title of Talk: Word Clouds to Integrate Reading & Writing

Presentation Slides:  You can see the powerpoint and some additional notes here

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9 October 2010

3rd Virtual Round Table Conference (Online)

eltchat1 copyPanel Discussion: #ELTchat, a presentation on the new weekly hashtagged discussion on ELT topics taking place every Wednesday on Twitter ELTChatPanelists: Andy Chaplin, Marisa Constantinides, Berni Wall, Jason Renshaw, and Shelly Terrell #ELTchat moderatorsRecording of Panel Discussion: of Talk: Animating your Coursebook (a pecha kucha)You can view the recording below

Pecha Kucha: Animating your Coursebook


15-16 October 2010

Slanguages 2010 – A Conference for Language Education in Virtual Worlds

15 October

Opening plenary Panel Discussion The Future of Language Education in Virtual Worlds

Panel: Gavin Dudeney [Dudeney Ge], Heike Philp [Gwen Gwasi], Marisa Constantinides [Marisolde Orellana] , Randall Sadler [Randall Renoir]

Moderation: Gary Motteram [Gwared Morgwain]




16 October

Demonstration Lesson & Discussion A Beginners Greek Lesson




26-28 November 2010

TESOL France’s 29th Annual Colloquium, Paris

Title of talk: “Animating your Coursebook”

Related Blog Post: Animating your Coursebook

Animating your Coursebook Talk

Animating your Coursebook Talk


January 8 & 9 2011

reform 2011

2011 Reform Symposium Virtual Conference

Theme: Reform Symposium for New Teachers

Title of Talk: Professional Development through Facebook & Nings

Page on the Symposium Website & Interview

Link to Archived Recording:


February 20 & 27 2011

1st Annual Teacher Development Symposium

city_logoAthens 20/02/2011

Thesssaloniki 27/02/2011

Theme: Teacher Development

Title of Talk: Developing  creative thinking skills in English Language Teaching



ISTEK Schools 2nd International Conference 

      Title: Recharge your Professional Development with the Power of PLN’s

IATEFL LT & TD SIG in Istanbul 26-17 May 2012
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