We are pleased to announce that British Council Armenia will be organising an English teacher and educator development conference in Yerevan, Armenia on 12 and 13 October 2019 entitled Teaching for Success.

Teaching for Success will be the British Council Armenia’s first Continuing Professional Development (CPD) conference based on the British Council’s CPD Framework for teachers and educators which form part of its wider Teaching for Success approach.

During the conference invited specialist guest speakers as well as selected participants will deliver sessions on a combination of Professional Practices from the British Council’s CPD Frameworks for teachers and educators. Each talk or workshop will relate specifically to an aspect, or aspects, of the Professional Practices and will provide the attendees with approaches, strategies, and practical ideas with immediate usability. 

Conference Venue

Teaching for Success conference will take place in Ani Plaza hotel

The conference venue is accessible for wheelchair users.  

Conference Programme and Agenda

Please find the conference programme and detailed concurrent sessions agenda enclosed at the bottom of this page. 

Guest Speakers

Stephen Hindlaugh

Stephen is originally from Ware (pronounced where) in the south of England and has been working in ELT for over thirty years. During this time, he’s worked as a teacher, teacher educator and materials writer. At the moment, he’s based in Zagreb in Croatia, where he works as a freelancer. His experience as a teacher educator with the British Council has taken him to a number of other countries in the wider European region, including Albania, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia and Ukraine, where he has trained teachers in areas including learning technologies, content and language integrated learning (CLIL), assessment, and special educational needs (SENs). He is also the co-author of a number of textbooks used in the Croatian secondary school system.

Simon Etherton

Simon Etherton is the Head of English for the British Council in the Wider Europe region. He has been engaged in teaching and teacher education for over 30 years in contexts as diverse as Ukraine, India, Oman, Europe and the South Pacific. Specific areas of professional interest include teacher knowledge, practitioner research and initial literacy development.

Conference Participation and Registration

This professional development conference is open to all interested English teachers and educators - free of charge. 

The registration is now closed for this conference. Please contact  our English projects team for further enquiries. 

Certificate of Attendance

All participants will receive a British Council Certificate of Attendance indicating the days (only first day / only second day / both days) attended.

  • To receive a certificate on the day(s) you will attend, in person in-venue re-registration is required.
  • The Certificates of Attendance will be provided after the conference to the participants in electronic version through an online link. 

On the Conference Days

  • All registered participants are advised to show up at least 30 minutes before the conference start time for a quick in-venue re-registration.
  • If participants plan to attend the conference any time mid-day, please ensure in-venue re-registration at the time of arrival.
  • All the sessions will be delivered in English. 
  • There is a room capacity limitation and upon exceeding number of registrations, “First come - First served” policy will be used both for the plenary and concurrent sessions.