Teacherpreneurship & Business Development Streams
Evgeny Usachev is an ELT teacher and a teacher trainer. He heads a Post-graduate Studies teacher training department of the Moscow International Academy. He specializes in providing trainings and seminars on how to use ELT digital products.
Natalia Galanina is an experienced methodologist working for «Macmillan Education» with 15 years of experience in teacher training. She conducts regular webinars and presents at conferences and helps teachers to expand their teaching repertoire.
As English becomes an essential add-on to any curricular programme around the world, it is moving into a position where it becomes a subject that pupils learn in order to do something else. Should CLIL motivate more than other conventional approaches?
Инвестиции в EDtech:
как их привлечь в
Conversation club for
the whole family:
behind the scenes
Коучинговый подход в управлении
Ekaterina Golubeva is a teacher and methodologist, the head of a learning center FLC (Khimki). She is a co-founder of an Instargram community @english_teachers_upgrade
During my presentation I’ll be sharing my experience in developing a community of English teachers @english_teachers_upgrade in Instagram. We will discuss how to create your own group, how to be different, how it can boost your own business and how to speed up in your professional development.
Anna Rylskaya is an English teacher, founder of the biggest language center "Welcome"
in Dolgoprudny with more than 800 students every month
Dmitry Nikitin, PhD, an English teacher, a teacher trainer;
a school founder and owner. Dmitry is currently working as the director for The Dmitry Nikitin Language School and
a net of children centers "Laleoka".
You win or you learn
During the presentation we'll discuss - from which age you should teach your children foreign languages - the principles for very young learners lessons and dos and don't - how to choose aa teacher for them - what you need to teach your administration manager how to sell these courses - how to work with parents and make them loyal.
Daria Timoshchuk is the founder and senior methodologist in SmartFox, ,an international net of early learning www.smartfoxclub.ru (since October 2015). After 11 months they became a federal net, after 15- an international one. She's an author and owner of courses for kindergarden and kids center managers
Launching programs for very young learners in a language school.
During my presentation we’ll share my experience in running my own English club for mums: - What is better – unique or tried and tested business model? - How to start – alone or with a partner? How to find first clients? - Where to find native teachers and how to put together a programme tailored to your needs?
Olga Dakhina is a professional conference interpreter (the Westminster University, London). She combines her interpreting career with running a Mums’ English club, an authentic English environment where parents and kids together can play, talk, paint, sing, attend performances and museums, and make friends with expat mums and dads.
As a 2017 Advance Queensland Digital Community Champion, Founder of the Future-U Community, NMC K12 Ambassador, Apple Distinguished Educator and a consortium board member of the Gen [In] Student Innovation Challenge, Jonathan is continuing to help learners shift their thinking and embrace the skills needed to thrive tomorrow.
In the era of globalization and internet, knowledge economics and crowdsourcing teacherpreneurship has become a great opportunity for your professional development. During my talk I’ll speak about current trends in different domains so that one could see opportunities for becoming a teacherpreneur. We’ll also discuss some pitfalls of this approach.
Alexey Tarasov is a teacher and EFL researcher. He has studied and worked in Russia and Finland on a school and university level. He is currently teaching at MSU. Alexey is a co-founder of EGEnglish.ru, the first automated speech system for OGE and EGE preparation.
The main goal of the talk is to show the current trends in language assessment in Russia and help teachers prepare for them. The talk will focus on tests as final exams in grades 4, 9 (OGE) and 11 (EGE) and All-Russia tests (VPR). Some typical teachers’ and students’ errors as well as ways to overcome them will be shown.
With more information produced every year and with 40-70% of today’s jobs at risk of disappearing within next 15 years, it is vital that teachers understand current trends in technology and the workplace using the NMC.org Horizon Reports and the Future Literacies Framework from Future-U.org to provide the big picture awareness participants need not just to survive but to thrive.
High-stake exams require constant feedback for students. Yet teachers cannot provide full and detailed reports daily. In my talk I'll show how to keep students on track with intact motivation and progress score feeding using smart online tools.
The talk will be about creating a learning path for your learner, about the customer journey. This tool can help you to focus on learner's individual needs and be client-centered which will improve the quality of your educational service as well as making your students loyal to your school
Many English language school owners think about scaling their business. Their main target is to attract new customers and increase their income. With the increase of sales there might appear different problems in management, quality control, safety of data base, etc. I will share my experience and provide an algorithm and an action plan how to open new branches.
Elena Kuznetsova is the founder of an educational holding "Interlingua" (one of the biggest regional networks of language schools in Voronezh region). She is a teacher trainer and a member of IATEFL, NCLA, EALTA and an active presenter at different local and international events
Alexey Konobeiev, PhD, author of several EFL books, has studied and taught in universities in Russia and the USA, was the head of State English exam commission for Tambov region, gives ELT Methodology webinars and workshops in nearly every region of Russia. Alexey is the administrator of www.englishteachers.ru and the Editor-in-Chief of Titul Publishers, Russia’s only ELT-specialized publishing house.
as a lifestyle: trends, opportunities and pitfalls
During my presentation I will be sharing how we evaluate projects and what mistakes people usually make in EDTech start-ups
Karina Gribkova, an English teacher from Dolgoprudniy (Moscow area) works with groups of children aged 5-15 for seven years. She is currently a director of studies at Language Studio Welcome leading a number of projects, such as creating a knowledge base for parents and co-workers, , summer camp programs, etc.
Skyeng, an online English language school,is the biggest in Eastern Europe. There are more than 15000 students and more than 1500 teachers in this school. This year the company has celebrated it 5th anniversary. It's still growing 3 times a year. This presentation is focused on how marketing works in Skyeng and why it works well.
Investments in EdTech: how to raise money for educational projects
Artem Kumple is the CEO of Severgroup Talent Tech, strategic investment fund focused on EdTech and HRtech, Severgroup Talent Tech investor of https://netology-group.ru/, https://potok.io/, https://www.remontnik.ru/
Как эффективно внедрить
занятия английским для
малышей до 3 лет
David Spencer teaches teenage students every day in a school near Madrid. Dave began writing courses for Macmillan in 1994. His latest series is the 2nd Edition of Gateway, a highly successful multi-level course designed to prepare teenage students for exams and life after school
What is the ‘Flipped Classroom’? In this webinar, we will look at what the basic idea of the Flipped Classroom is and where the idea came from. Then we will examine one way of adapting the idea in English Language Teaching, using the example of the Flipped Classroom grammar videos in Gateway 2nd
Online English teaching school Skyeng skyeng.ru
Very interesting and usefull articles for English language teachers skyteach.ru
Наталья Костарева - преподаватель-фрилансер с 14-летним стажем, прошедший путь от начинающего учителя в языковом центре до методиста, корпоративный тренер английского языка, сертифицированный коуч ICF, участник конференций.
How to get paid most without remourse?
The world of teaching is full of well-respected professionals. We read their books, watch their webinars. What more can we do if we want to learn from the best? Invite them to your town. You’ll have to acquire new skills (booking venues, B2B and B2C sales, promotion) and make some healthy profit into the bargain. That’s what teacherpreneurs do.
Natatalia Koulinkovitch and Anastasia Gvozd are teacherpreneurs from Minsk who are inviting different trainers and organizing events for EFL teachers. Their first experience with Hugh Dellar in November is sold-out and they are preparing for the next one with Dorothy Zeimach and Scott Thornbury
Registration is closed, but you can buy video! Wright an an email.
Anastasia Gvozd and
PhD, an English teacher, working mostly with teenagers and adults. A teacher trainer, gives methodology webinars and online workshops, created a project «To pass EGE and survive».
During the presentations we will have a look at the main mistakes teachers make during EGE preparation and I will share some ideas and lifehacks how to make EGE preparation more effective and affective
Программа развития ваших преподавателей и их рост в компании
Фабрика маркетинга Skyeng:
как расти в 2–3 раза
из года в год
Events for teachers: organize one and live
to tell the tale
During my session I’m going to talk about video blogging with students in the context of language camps, intensive courses and usual lessons. We’re going to look at the procedure of creating a vlog, some pre- and post-vlogging activities and the ways we can use them in a class.
I will share my experience on how to launch large-scale online courses, what skills you need to acquire, what technical solutions to implement and how to make it successful in terms of feedback and money. You will also learn about expectations of a common online learner of English and 3 biggest mistakes you should never make when launching online courses
How to launch a great
online course in English for
more than 100 people?
More and more V.I.P. language clubs have mushroomed recently. The talk will be focus on differences between V.I.P. language clubs and mass market language courses and tutors and about some lifehacks and pitfalls in this business
James is a Delta-qualified ADOS working at International House Riga. After working at then leading many English summer camps while teaching in Spain, he set up KEZ Camp with two other partners in Latvia in early 2017. He's a Mindset Theory advocate and blogs at www.jamesegerton.wordpress.com
Failing forward: You win or you learn
Edition (Macmillan Education).
Tatiana Odintsova is a CELTA and CELTA YL certified teacher, a Russian State exam expert and a senior teacher at CLASS Study and Training Centre (Rostov-on-Don). Currently she's working on her DELTA course. Her main area of interest is creative exam preparation process.
Traditional assessment forms such as multiple choice tests and gap fills obviously cannot tell everything about students’ real achievement. In this talk we’re going to look at the principles of authentic assessment and how they might be applied in English classes, helping our students to develop creative thinking, learning awareness, real-life communication skills and even exam skills
Yulia Gorbovskaya – successful teacherprepreneur, owner of English early learning center Little Lily (www.littlelily.ru) , author of Method SAY (www.methodsay.com) – innovative method of teaching English based on the innate abilities to acquire a language. Yulia has taught more than 1000 teachers.
A successful teacher is always a combination of an excellent tutor and a good salesman. But how to combine quality teaching and the ability to market yourself? 7 essential technics on how to build your teacherpreneurial system that allows you to deliver great results in terms of student’s achievements and financial freedom
7 secrets of teacherpreneurship: the case of Method SAY
Aljana Teplyakova is the head of assessment and CPD programs at Skyeng. She has been involved in initial training, observing and giving feedback to teachers and CPD programs. She has worked as a director of studies and launched several language centers and kindergartens in Moscow.
During my presentation I'll be sharing my experience in developing a CPD program in Skyeng, an online language school - how we approach it, structure and measure the results. We'll also discuss how we link this CPD process to other processes, how it boosts teacher's motivation and how we promote and develop our teachers.
When will I get the link to the conference?
How can 4 streams be simultaneous?
What is the language of the conference?
What is the difference between ticket types?
Will I get a certificate?
The conference participants will get the links to the conference on the eve, i.e. October 27, 2017 and the access to the webinar room will be available 5 minutes prior to the beginning of the conference (i.e. 10.55 am on October 28, 2017).
The conference will be held on clickmeeting.com which allows to have several webinar rooms simultaneously. You will get 2-4 links to our 4 streams depending on your ticket type and can change webinar rooms depending on what speaker and topic you want to listen to now.
If you want to pay as a legal entity, write an email
If you want to buy one or more videos, you can do this by leaving a request.
Return tickets Terms&Conditions:
When you buy video, money is not returned.
English класса люкс.
Что и как делать, чтобы
быть на уровне
11:00 am (MSK)= 9:00 am BST
Closing ceremony with presents from our partners
Нужен ли вам DOs
How to launch a great
online course in English
for more than 100 people
The presentations will answer three main topics: 1) how to create content which will be loved by your students. 2) how to choose topic and 3) how to organize your work and how to measure the result. We will also discuss types of marketing content and the audience.
Content is the King: engaging students through global trends
Maria Sorokina is the Head of content marketing group (Skyeng school). She is in charge of newsletters, webinars, social networks and YouTube channel. Skyeng won EmailShow 2017 reward in the nomination "The best content".
During my presentation I’ll be sharing how you can launch your educational project with a zero budget. We’ll discuss what you need to do to make people want to buy your product, how to develop your first course, how to deal with technical infrastructure and how to create a client base and get first sales.
Julia Shuvalova is a co-founder of eLearning HandMade and a business development manager at MOOC «Stepik» with 10year-experience in sales of IT products including online educational services. She has launched her own project without budget and now helps people create and market their online courses.
Как руководителю ЯЦ получать доход,
превосходящий ожидания, и сохранить
Yes, every participant is awarded a Certificate of Attendance which you can print out in your place. It is issued by MPGU and approved by the Ministry of Education for continuous professional development.
Business Track is the track about business issues like marketing&sales, business development and working with the staff. It is oriented for language school owners, individual entrepreneurs and people who are interested in the business development for themselves or their future projects. The language of the track is English (stream 3 on teacherpreneurship) and Russian (stream 4 on business development).
A ticket types defines your access to different streams, video and presentation access. You can participate for free online, but if you want to get all the videos from methodology or methodology&business, you’ll have to buy a ticket (Comfort or Premium rate respectively).
On March 18, 2017 SkyTeach Conference, a big online conference in ELT, brought together more than 2000 participants from all over the world who actively participated and ranked it as an important event for professional development.
This autumn we are delighted to invite you to Autumn online Skyteach Conference which is organized by Skyeng and MPGU and devoted to
145-anniversary of the oldest Russian pedagogical university MPGU.
The conference topic is ELT today and in the future.
Chris Rose is a teacher, trainer and writer. He has worked in ELT for over twenty years, and is currently an associate trainer at NILE, a writer for Macmillan Education and a consultant for Transform ELT. He is currently a Teaching Fellow at the University of Birmingham.
Natalia Koulinkovitch and Anastasia Gvozd
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How to launch online educational projects with a zero budget
How to launch online educational projects with a zero budget
Community of English teachers:
the source for ideas,
The workshop demonstrates effective use of mindfulness games and activities in General English language courses. The participants will explore some ways of fostering students’ essential life skills including quieting, focusing and reframing. They will experience useful language outcomes of the lessons centered around mindfulness activities with smells and sounds and look at how they could be integrated within any syllabus.
Natalia Belousova is a CELTA and Delta certified teacher and teacher trainer, a Cambridge ICELT trainer and DOS at CLASS Study and Training Centre (Rostov-on-Don). She regularly presents at international conferences, including IATEFL and TESOL. Natalia is a co-organizer of the ELephanT National Competition for Teachers of English. Her areas of interest include teacher training, teaching teenagers and adults.
as a lifestyle: trends,
opportunities and pitfalls
Jason R Levine
Jason R Levine (Fluency MC) has twenty years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He has led student workshops and teacher training programs in nineteen countries and publishes with Oxford University Press and Éditions Didier
This workshop focuses on the unique role songs play in language learning by exploring issues surrounding memory and motivation. It also guide you in using Fluency MC’s songs, videos, and supplementary materials in ways that will be of direct benefit to your students, in and out of the classroom.
The talk is going to be about the way a teacher can get their pre-primary and primary learners use the target language more and in a natural way right from the first English class in their life. The presentation will cover the language a teacher can give to a student as a powerful and versatile tool.
Marie Staroverova is a teacherpreneur and e-learning methodologist who designs efficient strategies and game mechanics for online environment. She is the founder of «English with Marie». Her projects are an online workshop with native speakers «Yes! I can!» (700 participants), 3 online flash mobs «Down the Rabbit Hole» (2 500 participants)
Ekaterina Redkina is a psychologist and an EFL teacher with 10-year experience. She specializes in teaching teenagers and adults. She is currently working with Russian psychology students as CLIL, ESP and EAP teacher at Moscow State University. She is interested in syllabus design, lesson frameworks, EdTech tools, learning motivation, testing and teaching English through content specific and professional content.
Olga Tsareva is a teacher and teacher trainer with 11 years of teaching experience. Olga specializes in teaching pre-primary and primary students. She is an author of a program “English with Mummy” and a number of articles on teaching English to very young learners.
During my presentation we will explore different digital tools and their main features which you can incorporate in your classrooms. We will also discuss the challenges that teachers face when they use technology and practical tips that may be used to enhance teaching.
All the presentations on methodology and teacherpreneurship will be in English, recommended language for networking is English. The business track will be in Russian.
The session is dedicated to the Internet resources in EFL. We’ll discuss three groups of resources:
1) materials created for the English learners;
2) resources designed for provided services or entertainment (e.g. booking.com or goodreads.com) and how to use them more effectively
3) tools to assist (interactional posters, stylish presentations, sites to create and share your own courses, etc.)
Creating a student's learning path in a language school
How a language school manager can keep calm and get a high income
During the presentation Vladimir will be sharing his experience in making a successful career as a well-paid tutor. He will speak about professional and personal challenges and ways how to overcome them: how to earn more and what you need to avoid. He will also speak about perspectives in private tutoring, agility, bottlenecks and how to get most of them
Dirk Lagerwaard teaches English at a secondary school and the University of Barcelona, carries out a Ph.D. on English Language Teaching at the Pompeu Fabra University and works at the Ramon Llull University in Barcelona. He is involved in the research groups ECODAL and GRAULA, and created the vlog NovELTies
Should instruction be carried out exclusively in the target language? This talk offers a sociocultural approach on language teaching, where the L1 can be used to promote high levels of L2 proficiency. Discover how students through dialogic teaching, reflective learning and creative reconstruction find ways through which they can become social agents in control of the language they are learning.
Ioannis Karras and Marianthi Kotadaki
Dr. Ioannis Karras is an Assistant Professor at Ionian University, Greece, a tutor and module coordinator on the TESOL master’s programme of the Hellenic Open University. Marianthi KotadakiI , a PhD candidate, holds a Master’s degree in ELT. She is an ELT School Advisor in the prefecture of Western Greece
The presentation is two-fold: First, a theoretical framework of TBLT, its advantages, comparisons with the more traditional PPP approach. The second part will be practical and will demonstrate how the EFL teacher can “taskify” his/her given material and with the use of ICT. Finally, reference will be made to the PETALL project (“ready-to-use” lesson plans incorporating TBLT and ICT).
How to scale your business - opening new branches of your school
This talk will look at how the English language is changing, what you can do as both a teacher and a learner to keep up with language change and how to make use of contemporary English in your classroom. Some practical ideas will be backed up with a few guiding principles to think about.
How to get paid most without remourse?
CPD program and teacher's development in your school
7 secrets of teacherpreneurship: the case of Method SAY
Events for teachers: organize one and live to tell the tale
траектории ученика в
частной языковой школе
образовательный бизнес: открытие
Community of English teachers: the source for ideas, inspiration, motivation
Speaking about modern world's education we can't help thinking about all the new skills which are necessary for the next generation. During the talk we'll touch upon a problem of learning to learn from the very early age. We'll discuss different ways of students' self-assessment and self-management in the learning process
Svetlana Kurochkina is an English teacher for children of all ages from babies to teenagers with 5-year experience. She is fond of professional development and believes that you learn better through teaching others. She is an IATEFL speaker and a developer of a methodological aid for English teachers "How I Learn"
A life-long English learner, a passionate English teacher (CELTA, CELT YL, DELTA, CPE), freelance teacher trainer, CELTA tutor, Cambridge Speaking Examiner (PET, CAE, CPE, BULATS). I'm currently based in Austria and enjoy travelling to other countries both on business and holiday.Among my other passions are reading, dancing and cooking
Whenever we are among other people, we immediately belong to a mixed group. Why do we teachers tend to get so worried then when it comes to teaching mixed classes? Let's have a closer look at what mixed classes are and how developing self-awareness can help learners become more efficient when studying and better prepared for real life
Conversation club for the whole family: behind the scenes
Do you really need a DOS and why?
Natalia Kachan is a DOS of Language Link Atyrau, an English teacher (CELTA, DELTA), a BULATS and Cambridge examiner. Her DELTA Module 3 was on English Language Teaching Management. Her sphere of interest is professional development, teacher's evaluation and motivation
There're many names in Russia which stand for DOS. Do you really need a DOS? WHat kind of DOS do you need? We'll be discussing these questions and based on the example of my school we'' talk about how to build all the academic department from scratch
Vladimir Prokopovich is the "Tutor of the year " and the "Partner of the year " according to Profi.ru. He is a TESOL trainer and the author of the courses "Grammar for 10 hours " and "Get ready for EGE in Instagram ". He has got several projects with mail.ru.
Хочу поделиться тем, как коучинговый подход в управлении помогает создавать развивающую и поддерживающую среду в коллективе, где ценности компании прекрасно соотносятся с ценностями отдельно взятого педагога. Поделюсь инструментом, применяя который, вы сможете выстроить программу поддержки педагогов с целью максимального развития талантов и реализации ожиданий от работы.
Autumn Skyteach Conference
ELT today and in the future
Irina Batsenko (phd, MGLU)
is the founder and owner of the language club "MULBERRY CLUB", "MULBERRY CLUB Business" (publishing house, educational services) and a chief editor of "MULBERRY CLUB English"
Elena Peresada is an English teacher, a teacher trainer and a materials writer. She is the the author of StudyCraft methodology at http://www.studycraft.ru/ and the leader of Trendy English Community http://trendyenglish.ru/
ELT teachers who work with teens and adults like games, but spend less than 10% on it. They explain it that their students are too adult to play. In my talk I will explain some basics of game design and techniques, which will help teachers to use educational games more successfully and efficiently
Marina Kladova is a teacherpreneur who’s currently working as the Chief Methodology Officer at Skyeng. She’s a DELTA qualified teacher working mostly with adults in B2B and ESP fields. She also hosts online Skyteach conferences. Her sphere of interests are teacherpreneurship, ELT management and Edtech
Luxary English – what and how
Skyteach Conference is going to be one of the main autumn events in the ELT calendar. English teachers, educators, freelance teachers and school owners will find it useful and learn about the latest trends, innovations, methodologies and approaches in ELT, education and business development and meet new people and partners.
more than 2000
15 hours of useful
Director of the International
Education Institute MPGU,
Pedagogical Sciences Candidate
Content is the King: engaging students through global trends
Natalia Kulikova is the Chief Marketing Director at Skyeng. She worked as the head of content-marketing in "Netologia" and "Foxford". She's a founder of an online service RusPod. She joined Skyeng in 2013 and developed marketing department from 400 new clients and 3 people in the team
Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research is incredibly important to language teaching, but often, it doesn't tend to filter through to classroom practice as lots of it is inaccessible. What are the most recent developments in SLA and what are their implications for classroom practice?
Matt Vesty, English Teacher, Teacher Trainer (Trinity Diploma TESOL) from Birmingham, United Kingdom. He has lived in Moscow for more than 4 years teaching English, training teacher. Matt currently combines work as a Director of Studies at a language school.
Skyeng marketing: how to grow 2-3 times every year
Ioannis Karras and Marianthi Kotadaki
During this talk will cover 4 areas:
1. How to plan effectively (family, business, health)?
2. Life skills for every school manager.
3. Energy and ways to recharge the batteries.
4. How to generate ideas?