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Professional Development

Professional memberships

  • Mem­ber, Inter­na­tion­al Asso­ci­a­tion of Teach­ing Eng­lish as a For­eign Lan­guage (IATEFL)
    • Busi­ness Eng­lish & Eng­lish for Spe­cif­ic Pur­pos­es Spe­cial Inter­est Groups 
  • Mem­ber, TESOL Inter­na­tion­al Association
  • Mem­ber, ELTA-Rhine

Training & development activities

I am always look­ing for pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties to update my knowl­edge and improve as a teacher and free­lance busi­ness own­er. Here are some recent activ­i­ties that I have par­tic­i­pat­ed in:

  • MaWSIG Webi­nar: Writ­ing mate­ri­als that devel­op read­ing skills, Mark Hef­fer­nan & David Byrne
  • Foun­da­tions of Good Copy, Lau­ren Mar­tin of Copy That Copywriting
  • “Spark joy”: Using Notion as a les­son plan­ner, Daniel Her­li­hy of The Riot Way
  • “Gute Lehre” Ver­tiefungskurs (Kom­mu­nika­tion, Grund­la­gen Prü­fung, Erfol­gre­ich Studieren), IU Inter­na­tionale Hochschule
  • Adapt­abil­i­ty 2.0 — What do we real­ly need in the Busi­ness Eng­lish class­room?”, Karin Heuert Gal­vao for IATEFL Busi­ness Eng­lish Spe­cial Inter­est Group (BESIG)
  • “Gute Lehre” Micro­train­ings (Tipps & Tricks, Agile Lehre, Prü­fun­gen), IU Inter­na­tionale Hochschule
  • Feed­back und Kor­rek­tur schriftlich­er Texte (“Feed­back and cor­rec­tion of writ­ten texts”), WWU Mün­ster Fortbildung
  • Autonomie im Fremd­sprache­nun­ter­richt (“Auton­o­my in for­eign lan­guage lessons”), WWU Mün­ster Fortbildung
  • Train­ing in Learn­ing Man­age­ment Sys­tems: “Ein­führung in ILIAS (Basis) für DozentIn­nen des SLZ,” TH Köln
  • Rachael Roberts’ “Fes­ti­val of Free­lanc­ing: for Free­lance ELT Pro­fes­sion­als and Busi­ness Owners”
  • Webi­nar: “IATEFL Career Guides: How to teach online”