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Best Practices in TESOL Leadership: An Interview with Naziha Ali, TESOL Arabia Past President

Sherry Blok
Sherry Blok

Past president of TESOL Arabia (2016–2017) Naziha Ali shares her best practices as a leader in TESOL Arabia and discusses the impact of teacher professional development associations on both teachers and employers.

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Philip Chappell

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! It is my pleasure to introduce Dr. Philip Chappell from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, where I received my PhD in linguistics. I first met Phil in Tokyo, Japan at a JALT conference where he was head of … Continue reading

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Teaching Business English and Project Leadership With Shark Tank

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! As we move forward with the ESP project leader profiles, I have become increasingly interested in how ESP project leaders get the “buy in” (i.e., support) of stakeholders for ESP projects. In this connection, I have found … Continue reading

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Teaching Leadership With the World’s First $9 Computer

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the first two ESP project leader profiles (Kristin Ekkens and Charles Hall), we have been able to gain insights into how these two leaders communicated to influence stakeholders and to achieve success in the healthcare industry … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Charles Hall

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this second TESOL Blog post on the professional communication of ESP project leaders, you will read the profile of Charles Hall.

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Inspiration for ESP Collaboration: GPS at UCSD

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! At the same time that TESOL International Association is making changes to its governance, the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies  (IR/PS) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is changing its name. The new … Continue reading

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7 Magic Steps Toward Developing Teachers as Leaders

Yilin Sun
Yilin Sun

The TESOL President’s Blog With all the educational reforms around the world and increased demand for teacher accountability and more rigorous student learning outcomes, the need to engage teachers in professional development has never been as urgent as it is … Continue reading

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Demystifying Myths About Leadership: An NNEST Perspective

Yilin Sun
Yilin Sun

The TESOL President’s Blog Who can become a leader for a professional organization? As nonnative-English-speaking (NNES) educators, especially new teachers, many tend to say, “I’m just a graduate student,” or  “I’m just a new teacher in the field. How can … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Teach a Man to Fish!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide!  I am sure that many of you have heard the famous quote that goes something like, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: ESP Resources for Training Young Entrepreneurs

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! At Kanda University of International Studies, my university in Japan, we will have the privilege of hearing Mr. Adnan Mahmud talk about leadership and entrepreneurship to undergraduates and unemployed adults preparing to enter or re-enter the workforce. Mr. … Continue reading

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