Welcome to the IATEFL Chile XV International Conference.
This will take place on July 20th and 21st.
The 20th from 8:00 to 19:00 hours and the 21st from 8:00 to 14:30 hours.
IATEFL Chile - International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Marie Delaney is a teacher, trainer, educational psychotherapist, author and director of The Learning Harbour, Cork, Ireland. Her main interests are supporting teachers in their dealings with challenging pupils and promoting inclusive education principles for all. Her publications include ‘Teaching the Unteachable’(Worth) and ‘Into the Classroom: SEN’ (OUP)
Gabriel Diaz Maggioli is Director of LUDUS, the professional development and pedagogical innovation center at the Catholic University of Uruguay. There he develops teaching, research and publication projects centered on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He was Director of Language Learning and Teaching at The New School University in New York. His most recent books are: Lessons Learned, Competencia Metodológica para Docentes de Lenguas and Didáctica de las Lenguas Extranjeras: Aportes, apuntes y debates.
Martha Epperson is a K-12 ELT teacher and teacher-educator. For almost seven years, she worked with Chilean pre-service and in-service teachers, and she co-authored Strategies for Motivating and Managing the Chilean Classroom. Currently, she’s pursuing her Phd at the University of Michigan in the Teaching and Teacher Education Program.
Maria Laura Garcia is an EFL teacher and teacher trainer specialized in literacy and new technologies. Based in Buenos Aires, she works as an Ed Tech Consultant and is a lecturer in Materials Design and ICT for ELT. She has written technology-enhanced materials for primary and secondary school for the National Ministry of Education.
Nik Peachey is a freelance teacher trainer, materials writer, blogger and consultant specialising in digital publishing and the development of digital resources for teachers. He has been involved in English language teaching since 1992 and has worked all over the world as a teacher, trainer and project manager.
Anita Flores is an EFL teacher and Teacher Trainer with more than 27 years of working experience. She has specialized in methodology of English Teaching and classroom management strategies. Anita is the coordinator of the Pioneers English Teachers Network Maipú poniente and the coordinator of the English Department at Colegio Intercultural Trememn. She has carried out different projects for developing productive skills on students and she has planned and coordinated four training days for teachers in Maipú together with the Pioneers Network as a way to promote and provide teachers continuous training. She is currently designing English lessons for an ESP software.