20 th LAKMA International Conference “Mediation in Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment” 22-10-2021

The term “mediation” is not new to foreign language teachers in Lithuania. Mediation skills have beendiscussed for more than a decade by language teaching professionals as they are an important part ofcommunicative competence in our multilingual and multicultural world. This term has become particularlyrelevant this year, as the Lithuanian National Curriculum for Foreign Languages (which…

2020 October 21 | National conference of teachers of foreign languages (English, French, German, Russian) in Lithuania, in cooperation with Vilnius University “Kalbų mokymo(si) teorija ir praktika: Integruotas ugdymas” (Theory and practice in language te

2020 January | Seminars in Kaunas, Panevėžys, Šiauliai “Focus on the Essay” with Jurga Kasteckienė

2020 January seminars on writing with Jurga Kasteckienė 17 January (13:00-18:00) – Kaunas Jonas Jablonskis gymnasium24 January (12:00-17:00) – Panevėžys Minties gymnasium31 January (12:00-17:00) – Šiauliai Didždvario gymnasium Revisiting the Teaching of Writing: Focus on the Essay Lecturer Jurga Kasteckienė, VU Jurga Kasteckienė has been a lecturer of Academic Writing at Vilnius University for nearly 20 years….

2019 October, November | Seminars in Plungė and Vilnius “Revisiting the teaching of writing: Focus on the essay”

2019 October – Plungė2019 November – Vilnius  Revisiting the Teaching of Writing: Focus on the Essay Lecturer Jurga Kasteckienė, VU Jurga Kasteckienė has been a lecturer of Academic Writing at Vilnius University for nearly 20 years. In 2017 and 2019 she was a senior assessor of the State Examination in English and an  assessor-trainer. Participating in…

2019 May | Workshops in Panevėžys, Šiauliai and Vilnius “Games for reinforcement of English knowledge and skills”

LAKMA and the US Embassy invite English teachers to a professional development workshop GAMES FOR REINFORCEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Workshop instructor Cristina BERRY Target group: English teachers of young learners and young teenagers. Workshop themes: vocabulary games, grammar games, oral communication games. Workshop participants will discover techniques that make vocabulary come to life as…

2019 April-May | A course on formative assessment for teachers of young learners and teenagers

Cristina Berry is an educator from the USA. She was a school teacher for thirteen years and has first-hand experience using and understanding the power of formative assessment in the classroom. Cristina currently works in Vilnius as a participant of the U.S. State Department’s English Language Fellows cultural exchange program and collaborates with specialists at…

2019 February | Winter School for English teachers with Cristina Berry and Rhonda Petree, USA

2019 WINTER SCHOOL for English teachers with Rhonda PETREE and Cristina BERRY, USADate: 22-23 February 2019Venue: Vytautas Magnus University Education Academy, T. Ševčenkos st. 31, Vilnius. Target audience:Day One | Friday 22 February – for teachers of young learners (grades 2-6)Day Two | Saturday 23 February – for teachers of young teenagers (grades 7-10)You can…