Birikim 3.ELT Conference
Birikim Schools, which has great success in every field of education, proceed to intensify its studies on ushering in a new epoch in foreign languages teaching. In its tens of schools, at all grades from kindergarten to last year of high school, it regulates its education and teaching program for its students to master at one foreign language at least. Birikim Schools also puts so much effort into learning second, even third foreign language at its secondary schools.
To make our developing and fast growing country one of the strongest countries in the world, Birikim Schools is aware of the fact that education is the prior element. With its own education philosophy and mission, Birikim Schools performs lots of studies to make a significant contribution to not only its own students’ foreign language education but also all of the students’ in our country. It also concerns with the matters of our country’s youth and educationists.
In accordance with this purpose, the third one of “Birikim ELT Conference” is being conducted at Güneşli Campus of Birikim Schools on 10th March, 2018. A good deal of solution partners collaborate with Birikim Schools for this conference which will be carried out as four different sessions.
In the first plenary session of the conference, Herbert Puchta, who holds a Ph.D. in ELT Pedagogy, for several years, was Professor of English at the Teacher Training University in Graz, Austria and has been a plenary speaker at numerous international conferences and has conducted workshops and given seminars in more than 50 countries, who was also President of IATEFL (the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), will give a seminar. In the first of concurrent sessions; Ally Kensington, Christopher Sheen, İshak Kıraç, Julie Richards, Songül Ömürdağ, Naz Gürpınar, Reza Vahdani, Seema Shad and Steve O’Farrel; in the second of concurrent sessions; Anıl Bayır, Clare Gorringe, Elna Coetzer, Işıl Boy Ergül, Laura Moulton, Meaghan Staff, Nick Manthei, Sam Whittam and Selçuk Can Güven’s workshops will be offered. In the second plenary session, Ercan Altuğ Yılmaz, the author of first Turkish gamification book : ‘Herkes icin Oyunlastirma’ and Gamification Federation GamFed’s Turkey representer, makes a speech on gamification.