The Future of ELL Assessment: New Realities
M.S. in Education with Teacher Leadership specialization, Alejandro has been an academic for over 15 years as full-time teacher, languages coordinator and higher education programmes director in different private institutions in Mexico. He worked as Regional Academic Manager for ACT Education Solutions training more than 120 teachers in competences under the Global Assessment Certificate programme. During 4 years as Head of Exams Business Development at the British Council Mexico, he developed and delivered the market led, integrated cross portfolio Business Development and Sales strategy in Mexico and the Caribbean cluster. Currently he is Head of Assessment for LATAM at Pearson Education, Alejandro is responsible for the sales strategy consultancy and positioning of the assessment portfolio for the world’s leading learning company in 18 countries in the region.
The Digital Literacy Revolution: AI-Powered Teaching and Learning
Jennifer Verschoor, a university professor and nationally certified translator, boasts an impressive educational background. She holds a bachelor's degree in educational management and supervision from Universidad Católica Argentina. Additionally, she pursued postgraduate studies in Education and ICT sponsored by the Ministry of Education, alongside a master's degree in Virtual Environments at UNPA in 2011. Notably, Jennifer also holds the Cambridge International Certificate in Educational Leadership from the University of Cambridge (2014) and recently completed the Certificate in School Management and Leadership from Harvard Business Online School.
Her notable achievements include nominations for ELTons awards in 2013 and 2015, recognition as a Microsoft Innovator since 2014, and receiving several prestigious scholarships in countries such as Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Singapore for her innovative projects. She served as a jury member for the Global Education Exchange in Singapore in 2018 and presented the Kakuma Project at MIT in 2019. Currently, she holds the position of Leader of Innovation and Educational Technology at a leading bilingual school in Buenos Aires and is actively engaged in an AI startup, pushing innovation in the field.
10 easy steps to keep yourself on your feet as an experienced (or not so experienced) teacher
Mr. Saravia holds a degree in education with specialisation in English and has been teaching for more than 20 years in all levels from kinder to postgraduate programmes. Experienced in teaching CLIL, literacy, literature and international exams trainer. Having studied a Master in Managing and Innovation in Education, Mr Saravia has been leading teams and training teachers for the last 10 years. As a certified CELTA and Train the Trainer professional, Mr. Saravia applies and researches the latest trends in teaching. He also has a tremendous concern and commitment towards the use of arts in education as a tool to develop soft skills and engage self-development.