Ewelina Smialek

A Few Words about Relations in Teaching

The presentation focuses on the importance of teacher -student relationships in day-to-day teaching English as a foreign language. The speaker presents various practical ideas and activities that can help to set up a classroom atmosphere which is friendly but purposeful and conducive to serious and enjoyable work. The speaker also mentions small gestures that can make a huge difference in the classroom.

An English teacher in Poland for almost 20 years, a Matura exam external examiner, currently working in Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace Nr XIV in Wrocław. An organizer of 4 Polish-French exchanges in English as well as 3 trips to Great Britain for secondary school students. A school coordinator of Skype in the Classroom.

She received an Honourable Mention in the BAS English Teacher of the Year Award 2016 and became a Finalist of the BAS English Teacher of the Year Award 2019 organized by British Alumni Society and Oxford University Press, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2020-2021 and 2021-2022, a member of IATEFL Poland.