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Are you an English language teacher eager to stay up-to-date with the latest teaching techniques?

Let’s see how we can improve communication, build trust, and nurture respectful teacher-student relationships, creating a supportive atmosphere where every student thrives.

We invite you to join the BRIGHT TEACHERS Club, through which we offer you a series of FREE webinars dedicated to English language teachers interested in lifelong learning.

Friday, May 31st, 2024 - 18:30 (UTC + 2)

Fostering Respect and Trust in the Teacher-Student Relationship

The participation is FREE of charge.

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Join us for an enlightening presentation focused on the transformative power of empathetic feedback in education. In this session, we will look into the profound impact of feedback on both personal and academic development, setting the stage for a positive and nurturing learning environment.

The workshop will take place ONLINE on Friday, May 31st, at 6:30 PM (UTC + 2, Romanian time), live on the ZOOM platform, and will be hosted by Marilena Starcea and Diana Sherry – English teachers at Shakespeare School.

Mana Starcea


CELTA & DELTA certified teacher of English

Marilena Angela Stârcea is a highly experienced CELTA and DELTA Modules 1 & 2 Certified teacher of English, teacher trainer, speaker and author. She has gained, over the years, experience with different age groups, ranging from young learners to teenagers and adults.
During the 15 years that she has been activating in the field of ELT she has delivered thousands of English classes, hundreds of mentoring and feedback sessions to junior teachers, as well as dozens of workshops and presentations on exam preparation and English Language Teaching methodologies and innovations. She is also passionate about course & materials design, as well as integrating empathy and technology into the teaching/ learning process.

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CELTA certified teacher of English​

Diana Sherry is a CELTA-certified teacher of English at Shakespeare School. She prepares groups of young learners and teenagers for Cambridge exams and has contributed to the design of several courses. 

She started her teaching career in Spain in 2018, having previously worked in diplomacy. Diana has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economic Relations and a Master’s Degree in Political Studies. 

She is passionate about travelling and hiking and hopes to inspire her students to become international travellers themselves.

EMPATHETIC FEEDBACK. Fostering Respect and Trust in the Teacher-Student Relationship

Discover practical strategies and activities for delivering empathetic feedback to our students on both their spoken and written discourse.

Let’s explore the essence of empathy in feedback, by understanding students’ perspectives and valuing them in order to cultivate a culture of support and increased self-esteem

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your feedback practices and empower your students to reach their full potential.

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All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Instructions on how to download the certificate will be given via email, after the conference.


The presentation will touch upon points such as:

  • The importance of empathy in the feedback process: exploring how empathy can enhance students’ receptiveness and amplify the effects of feedback on academic performance.
  • Effective techniques for giving empathetic feedback: discussing concrete strategies and practical approaches that can be used to ensure the delivery of feedback in a sensitive and constructive manner, taking into account the various emotional needs of students.
  • The role of feedback in fostering students’ socio-emotional development: analyzing how appropriate feedback can contribute to the formation of positive self-esteem and a growth mindset, thereby encouraging personal and academic progress.


Who is the event addressed to?

  • English language teachers who want to stay up to date with the latest approaches in the field of education.

Why should you participate?

  • You’ll discover practical strategies to deliver empathetic feedback.
  • You’ll connect with other educators and learn from each other.

You will be able to...

  • Cultivate a supportive classroom atmosphere where students feel valued and understood.
  • Adapt feedback techniques to meet the unique needs of each student.

How do you register?

  • Participation is FREE of charge.
  • Registration is done based on the form at the bottom of the page. 
  • The deadline for registration is Friday, May 31st, at 12:00 PM.

Register by filling in the form below!

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