Building teachers' resilience: practical applications for EFL practitioners

Agnieszka Dzięcioł-Pędich, Agnieszka Dudzik


Resilience has become a high demand professional skill in many contemporary education settings. While the ELT world seems to be focused on language learner resilience, the question arises of what the importance of resilience for language teachers is. The aim of this talk is to highlight the significance of resilience in teaching and to offer some practical solutions for educators.


Agnieszka Dzięcioł-Pędich teaches English for Specific Purposes and trains pre-service teachers of English at the University of Białystok. Her research interests lie in the area of specialised tertiary language education, inclusive education, language teachers’ professional needs and technology in language teaching.

Agnieszka Dudzik is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages at the Medical University of Bialystok, Poland. Her fields of interest include English for Specific Purposes, Communicative Language Teaching, and the nature of doctor-patient communication. Her research interests lie in the area of English for Medical Purposes (EMP) training, with particular emphasis on the teaching of medical communication skills.

Presentation Details

Type of presentation: Workshop
Presentation is for: General audience
Presentation focuses on: EFL education
Presentation Coding: Psychology in ELT (PSYCH) Non-Commercial
Speaking on behalf of a publisher, examination board, or commercial organisation? No

Scheduled for

Date: Saturday, 2022-09-17, 13:10 - 13:50
Place: Lecture Hall 4.09