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 March 2023, join Virtual English Specialist John Bunting for a free webinar and a consultation session about TALENT MANAGEMENT in Part 4 of ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING SERIES.
WEBINAR “TALENT MANAGEMENT”
March 15 @ 5 p.m. MSK
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During this webinar, John Bunting will share ideas and strategies for finding, hiring, and keeping talented English language instructors and support staff. He will share his own experiences as an Intensive English Program director, along with suggestions and anecdotes from other directors in the field on how to embrace effective ways to build effective ELT teaching and ELT administrative teams in challenging environments.
CONSULTATION SESSION “TALENT MANAGEMENT”
March 29 @ 5 p.m. MSK
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In this interactive, participant-driven Ask Me Anything session, John Bunting will answer the participants’ questions about talent management in their EFL business, give tips to reinforce and illustrate key takeaways from the webinar, and share useful resources.
Leave your questions for John Bunting on this Q&A PAGE.
About the speaker
Dr. John Bunting is Principal Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Linguistics, and he is the director of the Intensive English Program at Georgia State University, where he has taught since 2001. His doctoral dissertation (GSU, 2013) was on ways in which L2 writing teachers integrate corpus tools in their knowledge base and practices. His other areas of interest include teacher training, legal English, corpus linguistics, and the use of technology in second language teaching and learning. He worked on the award-winning MacMillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners (2002), and has written College Vocabulary 4 (2006, Cengage) and updated the second edition of the US version of Vocabulary in Use: High Intermediate (2010, Cambridge University Press). His most recent book, co-authored with the wonderful Dr. Luciana Diniz and using corpus materials developed by Dr. Randi Reppen, is Grammar and Beyond 4 (2021, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press). John has worked extensively on an online teacher training program (funded by USAID) for EFL teachers in Mexico with an amazing group of teachers and teacher-trainers from the National Pedagogical University in Mexico City, and has given workshops and presentations on vocabulary, technology, and corpus linguistics in the US and in various countries in Latin America. Dr. Bunting has also done numerous English Language Specialist projects for the U.S. Department of State in Turkey, Tanzania, Qatar, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
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The webinar is livestreamed on the American Center in Moscow’s YouTube channel, VK group, and Telegram channel on March 15, 2023, at 5 p.m. MSK; you can watch it live or later as a recording. You can also join the webinar on March 15, 2023, 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.
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