Radek Krzyżanowski

Radek Krzyżanowski

Radek Krzyżanowski

Oxford University Press

ELT consultant and teacher trainer for Oxford University Press for over 15 years, sworn translator. He studied at London Guildhall University, University of Bristol, Graduate School of International Business of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, University of Opole and University of Economics in Katowice. He also teaches at a private language…

ELT consultant and teacher trainer for Oxford University Press for over 15 years, sworn translator. He studied at London Guildhall University, University of Bristol, Graduate School of International Business of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, University of Opole and University of Economics in Katowice. He also teaches at a private language school, which keeps him up-to-date with the latest trends in glottodidactics. Business English and exam preparation classes are among his favourites.

Learner agency – teaching language, teaching students, or…?

Learner agency refers to the feeling of ownership and sense of control that learners have over their learning. Students who are agentive have a growth mindset. They believe that they are in control of their learning, and that they can learn and improve. Sounds too good to be true? In this session, we will have a look at both theoretical and practical aspects of promoting learner agency in class. In other words, we will learn how to train your students to be successful agents.