Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English who has been teaching English for the past twenty-one years. She has specialized in Methodology and Teaching Practice and she holds a Diploma in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education.
She is a Reading and Literacy expert and has been training teachers in this area for the past ten years. She is a teacher educator and has designed several presentations and courses for professional development both in Argentina and abroad. Her presentation at ARTESOL 2015 has been nominated for the TESOL International Best of Affiliate Award. She is one of the 50 scholarship winners to attend and present at IATEFL, to be held in Birmingham in April 2016.
She is a teacher educator and has been the Head at several bilingual IB institutions in Buenos Aires. At present she is a Learning Consultant and reader for National Geographic Cengage Learning. She is also a facilitator at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate), where she trains heads and teachers from the most important bilingual institutions in Argentina.
Language, Critical Thinking and Multicultural Awareness Development in the EFL Classroom
In this session the presenter will make reference to the 21st century learner and what teachers need to consider when it comes to teaching. Together we will explore the use of images to enhance not only language development but also the critical skills our learners need to have in this globalized world.