SEETA Webinar ‘Empowering teachers through self publishing’ | Nik Peachey

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Date(s) - 30/05/2016


Empowering teachers through self publishing

Monday 30 May
8pm BST/9pm CEST/10pm EEST

Recent advances in the development of low cost and free publishing tools combined with growing access to commercial platforms for the sale and distribution of self published ebooks is providing teachers with the opportunity to develop their professional competences and expand their opportunities for generating income beyond the classroom.

Most teachers who create materials for use in the classroom have the potential to increase their income and enhance their reputation and employability. In this session I will be looking at come of the opportunities and challenges of self publishing and the potential impact that it can have on the ELT industry as a whole. The session will include tips on where to publish your materials as well as advice on how to market yourself as an e-publisher.

1. copy /paste the URL below in the adress bar of your browser
2. Click the green box ‘ Prijava kao gost’ ( Login as guest button), for ‘Korisnicko ime’ ( Username ) write your name and then click ‘Prijava’ ( Login )

Nik Peachey is a blogger, teacher trainer and experienced materials writer and editor. He has been working in ELT since 1992 and has worked all over the world with companies like British Council, International House and Bell Educational Service as well as ELT publishers including Macmillan, CUP, OUP and a range of tech companies including Google.He was the commissioning editor for the BBC – British Council’s Teaching English website from 2003 – 2007. In 2010 his Daily English Activities blog was shortlisted for a British Council Innovations award and in 2012 he won an Innovations award for the blended learning course he developed for Bell. His first major ebook ‘Digital Video – A manual for language teachers’ was written and produced as a multimedia iBook for iTunes after crowd funding through Indiegogo and has now been shortlisted for an Innovations award in 2016.

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