Croatian Association of Teachers of English

Third Osijek branch meeting

The third HUPE Osijek branch meeting will take place at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Lorenza Jaegera 9, Osijek on March 17 at 10 a.m.

The agenda is:

  1. Ivana Vinkler Komarić: Introducing PBL into the Classroom – naše Erasmus iskustvo
  2. Coffe break
  3. Ivana Kirin, Marinko Uremović: Understanding the sea you swim in - a guide to media literacy
  4. 26th Annual International HUPE Conference

If you'd like to attend the meeting, we kindly ask you to register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
We're looking forward to seeing you! 

With kind regards,

Tihana Svoren Kolarec
HUPE Osijek branch president

HUPE Istra Branch meeting

Dear HUPE members!

Make your teaching more inclusive and help your students with special needs learn more effectively. Join us on Thursday, 22 March for a workshop on Inclusive assessment approaches and by the end of the workshop you will have:

  • assembled a set of checklists to determine if a learner needs further referral to assess for possible special educational needs
  • reflected on the difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning
  • developed a range of methods of assessment to include different learning styles
  • gained a range of strategies to include pupils in their own assessments
  • considered assessment methods that take into account students’ different learning preferences.

The workshop is organised in cooperation with the British Council and run by Stephen Hindlaugh. Stephen has been teaching for almost 30 years. His experience includes working in the learning support department of a secondary school in the UK. He has also been a tutor for the British Council’s online Special Educational Needs course and has been delivering face-to-face SEN workshops in Croatia.

All participants will all also enter a prize draw to win an additional SEN online module of their choice. 
Where: Osnovna škola Vladimira Nazora Pazin, Šetalište Pazinske gimnazije 9, Pazin
When: 22 March, 15h 
Register at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Number of participants: max 25

HUPE Zagorje Branch meeting

Dear members,
 
HUPE and the British Council proudly announce the third HUPE Zagorje Branch meeting which will take place on Monday, 12th March 2018 at 4 pm at Vocational school Bedekovčina (SŠ Bedekovčina, Ljudevita Gaja 1, 49221 Bedekovčina). We have prepared the following agenda:
 
  1. Stephen Hindlaugh (British Council): Engaging Special Educational Needs: Gifted and Talented (90 ')
  2. Coffee break (15 ')
  3. Stephen Hindlaugh (British Council): Engaging Special Educational Needs: Gifted and Talented (90 ')
You can read more about the workshop in the attached document.
 
We kindly ask you to register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 10th February!
 
See you there!
 
Petra Končić
HUPE Zagorje Branch President

HUPE Split Branch meeting

Dear colleagues,

We are proud to announce the fourth HUPE Split Branch meeting in cooperation with the British Council scheduled for 16th March 2018, at 5 p.m. at Osnovna škola don Lovre Katića, Put Majdana 3, Solin.

Make your teaching more inclusive and help your students with special needs learn more effectively. Join us for a workshop on Understanding approaches to inclusive learning run by Stephen Hindlaugh and by the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • list the ten approaches to inclusive learning
  • explain the concept of neurodiversity
  • use tasks designed for inclusive learning
  • develop their use of scaffolding and differentiation
  • reflect on how inclusive their classroom environment is
  • plan steps to increase their use of inclusive practices

Stephen Hindlaugh has been teaching for almost 30 years. His experience includes working in the learning support department of a secondary school in the UK. He has also been a tutor for the British Council’s online Special Educational Needs course and has been delivering face-to-face SEN workshops in Croatia.

If you would like to attend the meeting, please register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Vanja Fazinić
HUPE Split Branch President

HUPE - Rijeka Branch meeting

Dear colleagues,

HUPE and the British Council proudly announce the third HUPE Rijeka  Branch meeting which will take place on Thursday,15th March 2018, at 16.00 - 20.00, at Gradska knjižnica Rijeka, ogranak Trsat (Dvorana Mladosti, top of the main staircase, 50m from the bus stop).

Agenda

1 Stephen Hindlaugh: Engaging with special educational needs: Gifted and talented

Workshop summary:

This module explores the different ways we think that children are gifted and talented. The participants will be introduced to some classroom activities and strategies, which help to engage gifted and talented children, make them feel valued and give them the appropriate academic challenge.

If you wish to attend the meeting,please register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 7th March.

Looking forward to seeing you again.

Nataša Žarkov
HUPE Rijeka Branch President

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