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Official stance on proposed legislation concerning matricular exams in foreign languages

Language certificates may not be recognised: Since 2008, secondary-school students in their final year have been allowed to substitute an internationally recognised exam (e.g. Cambridge, Goethe, TOEFL, etc) for the nationally prepared exam. Soon, that may no longer be an … Continue reading

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Get a lot of sleep, don’t smoke, and drink a lot of water.

An interview with eltforum.sk plenary speaker: Ken Wilson by Michaela Mozolová  Who is Ken Wilson? Teacher. Teacher trainer. Blogger. ELT writer. Smart Choice author. Fulham FC ticket holder. Songwriter. Collector. Radio script writer. Former reporter. Learner. Performer. Sketch-writer. Traveller. Speaker. … Continue reading

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A Shift is Coming! – An ELT Report From Slovakia

Vladka is the Chamber’s regional representative in Kosice. She’s also an associate with the International Teacher Development Institute for which she regularly blogs. This is from her most recent post for iTDI. The topic? English teaching in Slovakia. We agree … Continue reading

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Recap of Resources and Interesting Blog Posts – 5 February 2013

For those of you not on Facebook, we’ve decided to share a weekly recap of resources and blog posts that we’ve found interesting and think you might find interesting too. Upcoming Conferences and Workshops For those of you in the … Continue reading

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The Chamber on Slovak Radio

In early January, Slovak radio broadcast interviews done with some of us (Klaudia Bednarova, Martina Bednarikova and Anna Pribisova) during the Bratislava TeaChamber in December. It went well 🙂 02.1.2013 15:50 pridal: Martina Karmanová Učitelia angličtiny Učitelia angličtiny na stredných … Continue reading

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UPDATE: ELTForum.sk 2013 Plenary Speakers

We’re pleased to announce that we have another great teacher and speaker for June’s conference: Chuck Sandy of iTDi. Chuck Sandy Chuck is a teacher, teacher trainer, author & educational activist with 30 years of experience. His many publications include … Continue reading

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Upcoming TeaChambers: KE & BA

KOŠICE All teachers teaching English in Slovakia who are interested in being a part of the Chamber are invited to join us for some good company among colleagues and friends, and interesting discussion on the following: the SCET logo (what … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

It’s been almost a month since roughly 20 English teachers gathered together in Bratislava’s Old Town for the first official meeting of the Slovak Chamber of English Teachers. The purpose of that gathering was to discuss where we as ELT … Continue reading

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ELTForum.sk 2013 Plenary Speakers

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve got 3 great plenary speakers for the annual conference this June: Penny Ur, Ken Wilson and Chuck Sandy (see the post on Chuck here). Penny Ur Penny Ur has thirty years’ experience as an … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: The 3rd Annual ELTForum.sk Teacher Development Conference (2013)

Dates: Bratislava, 7-8 June 2013 Venue: Ekonomická univerzita v Bratislave What Works – Practically Speaking Life is change. Students come and go. New learning theories are introduced and slowly fade away. New technologies spring up like mushrooms after a summer rain. … Continue reading

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