COPING DURING COVID-19: STRATEGIES FOR LANGUAGE TEACHERS
Teacher wellbeing is essential for effective, creative and motivating teaching, especially true during the Covid crisis. Teacher are confronted with a whole new additional array of stressors including unfamiliar teaching modes, the emotional demands of social isolation, health concerns, blurred boundaries between personal and professional life. For these reasons, in this talk, ways of coping with online/remote teaching and our wellbeing during this time are discussed. The focus will be on considering specific practical coping strategies in the areas of work/life balance, time management, relationships, motivation, emotional focus, and sense of control. Together we can try flourish as people and professionals, despite such trying times.
The webinar is promoted by Escola de Professores Inquietos and Cambridge English Authorised Centre – Colégio Farroupilha
ABOUT THE EVENT
English Language teachers and other education professionals
May 27th, Wednesday
Brazilian time | Porto Alegre (GMT-3)
“Escola de Professores Inquietos” YouTube channel
Sarah Mercer is a Professor of Foreign Language Teaching at the University of Graz, Austria, where she is Head of ELT methodology. Her research interests include all aspects of the psychology surrounding the foreign language learning experience. She is the author, co-author and co-editor of several books in this area. She has been Principal Investigator on various funded research projects and serves in numerous editorial boards. She is currently vice-president of the International Association for the Psychology of Language Learning (IAPLL). In 2018, she was awarded the Robert C Gardner Award for excellence in second language research by the International Association of Language and Social Psychology (IALSP).
Luciane Calcara, Centre Exam Manager of Cambridge Assessment English and Additional Languages of Colégio Farroupilha