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Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School Organizes Professional Development Seminar
Published Date: Monday, 20 February 2017
The Eastern Mediterranean
University (EMU) Foreign
Languages and English Preparatory
School (FLEPS) organized a
vocational development seminar for
its academic personnel. The seminar
organized by Berberoğlu Publishing
and Pearson Education was presented
by J.T. Rehill, director of the educational
institution LEAD Turkey.
The seminar planed by FLEPS management
was organized by the FLEPS
Vocational Development Unit. The
seminar comprised of two sessions,
one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
The morning session touched
upon the subject of effective measuring
and evaluating in language education.
The afternoon session touched
upon the subject of student autonomy
and independence in language learning.
The seminar touched upon classroom
practices and development of student
autonomy as well as learning
styles and classroom differentiation.
Teaching methods supporting all
learning styles were also discussed. A
statement released by FLEPS noted
that the aim of the seminar was to
increase the productiveness of teachers
by relaying strategies that can be
used in classrooms that are changing
as a result of new technologies and
changing pupil profiles. The statement
also indicated that similar vocational
seminars will be taking place throughout