AboutChiyuki Yanase is a lecturer at universities in Tokyo area, Japan. She has been teaching English for over 30 years at various institutions and holds an MSc in TESOL from Aston University. Her current research interests focus on teacher wellbeing, developing literacy skills, and the self-efficacy of learners. She has presented at numerous international conferences and published several articles on team-teaching, learner autonomy and collaborative learning.
Lifelong Language Learning From Burnout to Burning Rubber more
Sat, Jul 9, 10:00-11:30 Asia/Tokyo
The pandemic introduced numerous challenges to our personal and professional lives as teachers. We may have felt an adrenaline rush in the early days as we had to rally all our personal and collective resources in transitioning to online teaching. But, as the pandemic dragged on, many of us felt the fatigue of having to pivot from F2F to hybrid to fully online teaching at the drop of a dime. The extra energy needed to help students cope with learning through different modes also drained our internal resources. This forum will focus on the strategies that teachers at various levels of education—from K12 to university and language schools and beyond—have replenished their stores of energy and enthusiasm.