Jill Marie Tyson

Jill Marie Tyson

English Language Consultant with Lingua Foundation
  • 15:00-15:30 - Day 2

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Abstract

“We’ve always done it that way” isn’t good enough anymore. To be successful in our work as educators, today we need to not only agile and flexible, but we must adopt new notions of the learning cycle. Lifelong learning isn’t only a concept we use to describe adults, but must be a goal for our students as well. In this presentation, we will discuss how a more thorough understanding of the concept will enable us as educators to become more adept in our work with learners and effective as leaders in our field.

What are the implications of lifelong learning for teachers?

Biography

Jill Tyson is currently an English Language Consultant with Lingua Foundation sponsored by the US Embassy in Bishkek. In 2018-2020, she served as an English Language Fellow and Specialist in Kyrgyzstan. In 2016-2017, Jill worked as faculty in LCC University’s Middle Eastern Scholars Program and as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Georgia. Since 1998, Jill taught in Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia. In the US, has been on faculty in both the English Department and English Language Institute at UT Chattanooga and at SCAD Atlanta.

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