Elena Volkova

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EDUCATION:

2002-2003 Master of Education, Trainer Development in ELT, University of Exeter,
College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK
1990-1995 Bachelor of Education, English Language Teaching, Pedagogy, Children
Psychology, Tashkent State University, Uzbekistan
2000-2016 Seminars and trainings by SIT, International House, Brighton, British Council,
University of Westminster on:
• Methods and approaches to ELT
• Academic Writing
• Research methods
• Feedback giving
• Mentoring
• Assessment and test design
• Material design

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Work-based learning, Blended leaning, practitioner action research, CPD, education management, curriculum development, material design, teacher learning, in-service professional development, academic writing, adult learning, students’ motivation

WORK EXPERIENCE

7/2014- present Course Leader Post Graduate Certificate in Special Study in Teaching and

Learning, Westminster International University in Tashkent

2/2015– present Editor-in-Chief, Active Learning and Teaching magazine for Uzbekistan

Teachers of foreign languages

2013-present Peer Editor, Scientific and Academic Publishing

(http://www.sapub.org/journal/index.aspx)

2011-2014 Dean of the faculty, Westminster International University in Tashkent