Maria Cyrankowska

is an English teacher at the University of Rzeszów, an EAP tutor at Liverpool University (10-week pre-sessional courses from 2011) and Sheffield University (10-week pre-sessional course 2018), a registered translator, and the IATEFL PL Teacher Development SIG Coordinator. She has a vast experience of teaching. Under Erasmus + Programme she had a chance to visit and lecture at the University of Zaragoza, Spain (2016), Duale Hochschule in Stuttgart, Germany (2014), and University of Salento, Lecce, Italy (2013). Erasmus grants enabled her also to do some job shadowing at the University of Brighton (2012) and University of Huddersfield (2010). She enjoys participating in IATEFL conferences in Poland and abroad and she was a speaker at a few of them. In 2016 she was a winner of the Bill Lee Scholarship for the 50th IATEFL Conference in Birmingham. She is interested in positive psychology and emotional intelligence.