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
TG Board Liaison: Maroussa Pavli
Roula Mizeraki currently teaches EAP at Deree – the American College of Greece and has been involved in EFL for more than 30 years. Her interests include (among many others) blended instruction, learner autonomy and the use of technology in the EFL classroom.
DRAMA AND LITERATURE SIG
Coordinator: Antigone Gika
TG Board Liaisons: Christina Karoumbali
Antigone Gika is an English Language teacher with much enthusiasm and passion when it comes to teaching – especially young learners. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature and a Master’s degree in linguistics (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).
LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES SIG
Coordinator: Anna Petala
TG Board Liaison: Anna Zacharatou
Anna Petala holds a BA from the Kapodistrian University in English Language and Literature and an MSc in Specific Learning Difficulties/Dyslexia from the University of Southampton. She’s an experienced EFL teacher as well as the owner and director of studies at Europoint foreign language school.
SPECIFIC LEARNING DIFFERENCES SIG
Coordinator: Anastasia Metallinou
TG Board Liaison: Vasiliki Lismani
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.
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: Maria Papantoniou
TG Board Liaison: Sarah Smith
Mara Papantoniou has been teaching English for the past 10 years. She is a holder of a CELTA and a Tylec diplomas. She currently works as a teacher at the British Council in Athens, where she teaches young learners.