3 to 5 July, 2022
an online conference with the troika ethos
Round tables with a fantastic line-up of participants
40-minute webinars delivered by our community (concurrent sessions)
6-hour courses to choose from (6 topics)
An e-book with the key issues from the conference
Opportunities to further network in the Troikafezinho sessions
Access to session recordings for 30 days
Rod Ellis, Jane Willis, Scott Thornbury, Luke Meddings, Carina Fragozo, Debora Diniz, Kay Bentley, Nina da Hora and many other leading members of the English Language Teaching community.
meet the confirmed speakers!
Scott Thornbury lives in Spain and, until recently, taught on an online MA TESOL program for The New School in New York. His writing credits include several award-winning books for teachers on language and methodology. He is also the series editor for the Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers, and a trustee of the Hands Up Project, which promotes drama activities in English for children in under-resourced regions of the Arab world. His website is www.scottthornbury.com
Debora Diniz Rodrigues, is an anthropologist and law professor at the University of Brasilia, and a co-founder and researcher at Anis: Institute for Bioethics. She is also a researcher, writer and documentary filmmaker. Her research projects focus on bioethics, feminism, human rights and health.
Luke Meddings has been a teacher, author and teacher trainer in ELT for over 30 years. In 2000 he co-founded the Dogme in ELT movement with Scott Thornbury; their book, Teaching Unplugged (Delta, 2009) won a British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in 2010. He has trained extensively since then, sharing ideas with teachers around the world.
Carina Fragozo is a teacher, researcher and content creator. She holds a PhD in Linguistics from USP, a Master’s Degree in Linguistics and a B.A. in Languages both from PUC-RS. She founded English in Brazil, one of our most relevant educational channels and she is an ambassador for YouTube-Edu. She has been on the cover of Galileu magazine and wrote the bestseller Sou Péssimo em Inglês (HarperCollins-Brasil). Her main research interests are phonetics, phonology and second language acquisition.
Rod Ellis is currently a Research Professor in the School of Education, Curtin University in Perth Australia. He is also an Emeritus Professor of the University of Auckland and a fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. His published work includes articles and books on second language acquisition, language teaching and teacher education. His latest co-authored book is Task-based Language Teaching: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2020).
Kay Bentley is a freelance consultant for CLIL and Bilingual Education in primary and secondary schools. After years teaching and training in Bilingual schools and in schools, she now focuses on materials writing and presenting the why and how of planning and implementing these programmes. She works for Cambridge University Press and Assessment and is currently involved in developing new content for STEAM subjects for secondary schools.
Nina da Hora
Cientista da Computação em construção pela PUCRio . De Duque de Caxias . Experiência no Programa Apple developer Academy formação de developers da Apple para estudantes . 2018 Scholarship Apple WorldWide developers conference . Research Scholarship Youth Program Internet - CGI 2020 . Criadora do Ogunhe Podcast . Colunista do MITTechReviewBrasil e GizModo e Membro do Conselhoo consultivo de segurança do TikTok. Membro do conselho de transparência do TSE e Pesquisadora Cyberbrics CTS/FGV.
Jane Willis started her career teaching French in Ghana and has since worked extensively overseas (Cyprus, Iran and Singapore) as an English teacher and trainer. She began writing in Iran with Teaching English Through English, for local teachers who found it difficult speaking English in their classes. She has run teacher development courses and taken part in ELT consultancies in many countries, including China, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the Middle East, South America and Europe.
Cristiane Perone has over 20 years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer and academic coordinator. She currently works as a senior consultant for Troika in São Paulo. She has a BA in Languages (USP) and a Specialization in Business Administration (UNIP), besides CEELT II and ICELT (University of Cambridge), Anaheim TESOL (Anaheim University) and the DELTA (University of Cambridge).
Leticia Moraes has been involved in English teaching for over 15 years, 5 of which working with English course development and teacher training. She has experience with all ages and levels of fluency, having acted mainly with teenager's learning and project methodology. Leticia has a Bachelor's in languages (English) and journalism, both from USP, as well as a specialization in remote teaching from UNICSUL.
Isabela Villas Boas
Isabela Villas Boas holds a Master's Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from Arizona State University and a Doctorate in Education from Universidade de Brasília. She is currently a Managing Partner at Troika. Before this, she was the Corporate Academic Manager at Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasília, where she worked for 34 years. Her main academic interests are second language writing, teacher development, leadership, and assessment.
Monica Freire is a partner at Troika. She has a degree in languages from UFRJ, an RSA DOTE from Cambridge University, a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from UFRJ, specializations in Teacher Development, Assessment and CLIL from Chichester University and Project Management from IBMEC. Monica has worked with English teaching since 1984 and has acted as a teacher, teacher trainer, academic coordinator, international examiner, courses and materials developer ever since.
Paulo Dantas is a managing partner at Troika, an education projects start-up. He has been involved in education for 15 years as a teacher, teacher educator, course designer, materials writer and coursebook editor; in the past few years, Paulo has explored ways in which technology and innovation impact teaching and learning and has developed apps, platforms and other digital products for language learning and teacher education.
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