If you are seeking additional support and guidance in your professional development as private sector English language instructors and administrators, in November 2022 May 2023 join ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING SERIES -- a free virtual 6-part series of monthly webinars and consultation sessions with six English Language Specialists on various practical aspects of becoming an entrepreneur in the field of English language teaching.
In November 2022, join Virtual English Specialist Melanie Johnson for a free webinar and a consultation session about ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENGLISH TEACHING in Part 1 of ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING SERIES.
WEBINAR “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENGLISH TEACHING”
November 9 @ 5 PM MSK
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In this webinar, Melanie Johnson will give participants reasons why they should start their own business, and share a few ideas on how to get started. Participants in this webinar will gain information and guidance on:
- how ELT skills and experience transfer to entrepreneurship;
- various possibilities for creating a business based on your skills, qualifications, and interests;
- how to narrow your business focus;
- validating your business idea;
- practical considerations for starting out;
- how to cope with and overcome typical obstacles to starting your own business.
CONSULTATION SESSION “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ENGLISH TEACHING”
November 23 @ 5 p.m. MSK
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In this interactive, participant-driven Ask Me Anything session, Melanie Johnson will answer the participants’ questions about entrepreneurship and English teaching, give tips to reinforce and illustrate key takeaways from the webinar, and share useful resources.
Leave your questions for Melanie Johnson on this Q&A PAGE.
About the speaker
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in language teaching, training, and educational consulting, Melanie Johnson is a passionate believer in the ability of education to powerfully and positively transform lives. Her work has been informed by her study of language and communication, a love of arts, culture, literature and music, as well as an interest in creating welcoming, trauma-informed classroom spaces, where students feel encouraged and empowered in their learning.
Melanie has worked in the US, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. Institutions at which she has taught include Queen Mary University, University of the Arts London, Zayed University, and UC Santa Cruz. Her completed projects include work for Fidelity Investments, Deloitte, and the European Union Parliament. In 2017, Melanie was the first recipient of the Academic Director/Teacher of the Year award from Lead 50/50, an organization that seeks to improve gender equity in academic leadership. Melanie was the co-host of Talk to Us @BounceEnglish, a podcast that examined the global impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on language teaching and learning. Melanie is the founder and CEO of BounceEnglish, a language training and consulting company. She also currently teaches writing and communication skills to Viterbi School of Engineering students at the University of Southern California as part of Viterbi’s Engineering and Society Program.
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The webinar is livestreamed on the American Center in Moscow’s YouTube channel, VK group, and Telegram channel on November 9, 2022, at 5 p.m. MSK; you can watch it live or later as a recording. You can also join the webinar on November 9, 2022, at 5 p.m. MSK on Zoom. To receive an email reminder 30 minutes before the webinar begins and to receive a Zoom join link, register below and leave a valid email address.
The consultation session is hosted on November 23, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. MSK on Zoom, so if you are interested in joining, please create a Zoom account beforehand. When registering below, please submit your valid email address to receive a link to the consultation Zoom meeting 30 minutes before the session begins.