“We need some space: grasping for the COVID dividend in education.” by Mr. Chris Sowton, International Educational Consultant.
In the Opening Ceremony of ICET 2021, Mr. Chris Sowton, an international educational consultant, presented a keynote entitled
“We need some space: grasping for the COVID dividend in education.”
Chris Sowton has been working in the field of English Language Teaching for 25 years. He has worked for a range of institutions, including Cambridge University Press and the British Council, and taught at institutions including Cambridge University and King’s College London (University of London).
He has written extensively in the field, as author or co-author on more than 20 ELT books, including CUP’s Unlock series and the recently published Teaching in Challenging Circumstances.
He has conducted teacher training and educational research in many countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, India, Somaliland, China and Indonesia. He has an MA, a DELTA and is currently pursuing a doctorate at the University of Bath. Further information can be found at www.chrissowton.com
We would like to thank Chris for this enlightening and inspiring presentation on how teachers and educational leaders can make meaningful changes in the post-pandemic era.
It was a pleasure to explore those 5 spaces for learner well-being in the new era.