Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are an integral part of the TESOL Greece vibrant community of ELT professionals. Their purpose and function is to afford TESOL Greece members specific opportunities to share information or research in specialized fields. Our six SIGs, which have been established and supported by certain TESOL Greece members who wish to hone their skills within a particular area or specialization of TEFL, are the following:
ADULT LEARNERS SIG
Coordinators: Roula Mizeraki, Georgina Trimi
TG Board Liaison: Maroussa Pavli
Roula Mizeraki holds an MA in TEFL/TESL. She teaches EAP at the Americal College of Greece. Apart from EAP, her current interests include online/blended instruction, writing instruction, and neuroscience in teaching.
Georgia Trimi holds a BA in English Language and Literature and an MA in Applied Linguistics from the university of Nottingham. She is currently teaching EAP and exam classes at BCA college.
DRAMA AND LITERATURE SIG
Coordinator: Antigone Gika
TG Board Liaisons: Christina Karoumbali & Christina Konstantakelis
Antigone Gika is a new TESOL Member. She has been working for 8 years as an English Language Teacher with lots of enthusiasm and curiosity around this field which according to her seems to be a vast ground for exploration. Her aspiration is personal and professional growth as she believes that we bear responsibility for a better future and we can directly impact the world.
LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES SIG
Coordinators: Anna Petala & Chrysanthi Polyzogopoulou
TG Board Liaisons: Georgia Kourti & Anna Zacharatou
Chrysanthi Polyzogopoulou is a CertTESOL certified teacher, holds an MA in TESOL (Deree) and a BA in Italian language and literature. She teaches online, and her interests include online instruction and learning technologies.
SPECIFIC LEARNING DIFFERENCES SIG
Coordinators: Anastasia Metallinou & Vasiliki Lismani
TG Board Liaison: Jake Delatolas-Saveris
Anastasia Metallinou (BA Hons, MEd) is an experienced English language teacher and dyslexia (SpLDs) specialist. She is the co-author of English Sounds Fun. Anastasia is a member of IATEFL and of the British Dyslexia Association.
Vasiliki Lismani ( MA in Special Education, MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL) has been a teacher of English as a foreign language for more than 20 years. She has presented at international and national conferences and her articles have been published in national and international newsletters.
TEACHER DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH SIG
Coordinator: Liana Kyriakea
TG Board Liaison: Lia Kalianos
Liana Kyriakea holds an MA in TESOL (Deree) and she is an EAP instructor at the American College of Greece.
YOUNG LEARNERS SIG
Coordinators: Eliza Raduca & Katerina Roumelioti
TG Board Liaison: Sarah Smith
Eliza Raduca is a CELTA certified teacher, speaker, presenter always in search of improvement and innovation. Holds a BA in Philology (University of Bucharest), a MSc in Political Science (National School of Political Sciences), completed Oxford Teachers’ Academy Masterclass Course – University of Oxford, Department for Continuing Education, Oxford University Press.
Katerina Roumelioti is a CELTA and TYLEC-qualified teacher with a passionate interest in the social development of young learners. She works at British Council, and is interested in inclusive teaching and learning.