27-28 OCTOBER 2017




LAKMA and Vilnius Martynas Mažvydas Pregymnasium invite you to a workshop:

Student-centred teaching: classroom practice

Presenters: Senior teachers at Martynas Mažvydas pregymnasium: Rita Bakanienė,
Eglė Bridikienė, Skaistė Poniškaitienė, Lina Spalvienė, Renata Žemaitienė
Date: Wednesday, 26 April 2017 
Time: 13.15 – 18.15     
Venue: Martynas Mažvydas pregymnasium / Vydūno 17A, Vilnius   
Fee: 5 EUR 
Registration: by 20 April.
Payment: LAKMA SEB bank account: LT977044060004578304 by 20 April.
Note: Registration may be closed earlier as the number of seats is limited.

The target audience of the workshop is lower secondary level teachers of English. The participants will enhance their knowledge and skills of using effective teaching techniques and activities in the teenage classroom. The presenters will share their ideas on how to transform students from passive learners into more active and participative ones, including differentation of learning materials in mixed-ability classes. The participants will try out various classroom activities, such as drama, videos, songs and storytelling, and discuss how to apply them in different contexts. The presenters will share their experience gained on a training course at the Lewis School of English, Southampton (UK) which they attended as part of Erasmus+ KA1 project „Every student is an individual: personalized teaching in the classroom“ (No. 2016-1-LT-KA101-022977).  

This project is being developed in order to learn how to successfully organize the teaching/learning process and ensure that every student grows and progresses as an individual. The project includes subject teachers, class teachers, specialists working with children having special needs and]students’ parents. The project aims to develop teachers’ ability to personalize teaching in order to improve the quality of lessons and learn how to create and customize teaching/learning tools to meet the individual needs of students.


13.15 – 13.45 Registration.
13.45 – 14.00 Welcome and Ice Breakers.
14.00 – 15.00 Part 1. Student-Centred Techniques.
15.00 – 15.30 Part 2. Learning by Doing.
15.30 – 16.00 English Tea Break 
16.00 – 16.45 Part 3. Differentation.
16.45 – 17.45 Part 4. Using Songs and Videos.             
17.45 – 18.15 Reflection. Closing. Certificates. 






Teaching and Assessing Register Awareness in Writing 

Presenter: Dr Rita Juknevičienė
Dates and Venues:
20 April - Kaunas Jonas Jablonskis Gymnasium
27 April - Šiauliai Didžvario Gymnasium
Time: 13:00-18:00
Fee: 15 eur for LAKMA members / 30 eur for non-members
Payment: LAKMA SEB bank account LT977044060004578304
Registration and payment by 10 April 2017
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The aim of the seminar is to discusss approaches to the teaching and assessing of register awareness in writing. The discussion will focus on text genres covered by the foreign language examination syllabus in Lithuania, namely: letter, paragraph and essay. The participants will revisit the criterion of register in the assessment of written tasks of the English examination and do a range of activities. They will learn to identify informal and semi-formal register in written texts and enhance their understanding of register in written learner language.

13.00 – 13.15  Registration
13.15 – 15.15  PART ONE  
15.15 – 15.45  Coffee (offered by LAKMA)
15.45 – 17.45  PART TWO
17.45 – 18.00  Closing / Certificates