Tatjana Kriliuvienė

Tatjana KRILIUVIENĖ, Kuršėnai Laurynas Ivinskis Gymnasium, Lithuania WORKSHOP Competency building, leadership and teamwork as values in education The session is based on the situational leadership model, which highlights the importance, worth, and usefulness of sharing responsibilities in education. It is the leadership theory developed by Paul Hersey. The participants will be involved in several activities…

Inga Klinauskienė

Inga KLINAUSKIENĖ, Kuršėnai Stasys Anglickis Pre-gymnasium, Lithuania Joint WORKSHOP with Rasa Midverienė Core values in one lesson The teaching of values is often neglected in language education. This workshop focuses on ELT ideas, methods and activities that can be used for including values topics in the lessons. We invite teachers to discuss and discover a…

Vilda Kiaunytė

Vilda KIAUNYTĖ, KTU Lyceum of Engineering, Lithuania WORKSHOP (Re)creating values and meanings through literary texts: blackout poems We often talk about developing certain values in our students, such as their social and creative skills through composing short stories or poems; however, not every student may write an original work. Blackout poetry is a method which…

Gretchen Ketner

Gretchen KETNER, LCC International University, Lihuania PRESENTATION Values in Action: Using Fiction to Engage with Social Issues Novels and short stories can provide our students with a rich authentic experience of English. And fiction often raises important questions about current issues and ideas. How can reading fiction help our students to identify their own values?…

Ala Jurevichiene

Alla JURIAVICHENE, Vilnius Santaros Gymnasium, Lithuania WORKSHOP Interactive exercises to foster tolerance and empathy The interactive approach to teaching values offers possibilities that many other methodologies do not. Being active participants, not passive observers, the students can develop their abilities to see a problematic real-life situation from another person’s point of view or from another…

Charity Givens

Charity GIVENS, LCC International University, Lithuania PRESENTATION Ethical Sourcing: Locating and Using Sources Responsibly When students write about complex topics, they often refer to sources to inform their opinions and support arguments. Good writers choose good sources and use them responsibly in writing. Additionally, the push for digital literacy means that students need to be…

Robin Gingerich

Dr. Robin GINGERICH, LCC International University, Lithuania WORKSHOP Teaching tolerance: Using world news media to teach values Utilizing English news media channels in our English classrooms can open a world of ideas for our pupils. Teachers who bring world news events into the lesson can help pupils to become astute media consumers. More importantly, there…

Volha Dzmitryieva

Volha DZMITRYIEVA,The Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus PRESENTATION Values education through teaching a fiction story to university students A fiction story is not just an authentic text aimed at developing students’ language skills. It is also a serious basis for their cultural enrichment, personal involvement…

Rachanee Dersingh

Dr. Rachanee DERSINGH, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand PRESENTATION Using EFL activities to promote acceptance and inclusion Multi-culture is a reality of today’s global society. However, most students in Thailand are not aware of such diversity. To instill the values of acceptance and inclusion, I included in my English class a small-scale project…

Thanis Bunsom

Dr. Thanis BUNSOM, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand PRESENTATION Using English literary texts to cultivate intercultural literacy English is regarded in Thailand as merely a tool for economic and professional advancement; hence, the pedagogical emphasis is heavily placed on language accuracy and American-like pronunciation. In this study, the presenter used a variety of…