Already a traditional event, the only one of its kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambridge Day aims to introduce the latest news from English language teaching world, to network teachers and the business people from both entities. It gathers English language teachers from the entire Bosnia and Herzegovina and brings prominent guests from the Cambridge University, one of the world’s best universities. It is an extraordinary opportunity to improve English language teaching in Bosnia and Herzegovina and support professional development of English language teachers.
At Cambridge Day 2013, which will take place at Hotel “Termag” on Jahorina on Saturday, 26 October, guest speakers will be Ms. Karen Saxby, Cambridge University Press, Mr. Stephen Taylor, Cambridge English Language Assessment, Mr. Ben Hanneford Smith, Cambridge University Press, and Ms. Christine McNeill, British Embassy Sarajevo.
The Cambridge Day is organized by Cambridge Centar Banja Luka, the exclusive distributor of the Cambridge University Press for Bosnia and Herzegovina and an authorized University of Cambridge examinations centre who marks its 15th anniversary this year.
“We see education as a driver for development, improving quality of life. We believe that language teaching is a wonderful tool in helping people to grow and prepare for the challenges of living in a globalized future. We use this tool to develop new notions and understanding amongst the people,” said Jelena Kolundzija, Cambridge Centar Banja Luka Director.
“Britain has a global reputation for excellence in the field of education, which we continue to share with the world. One of the fields we focus on is English language teaching. English is the second most spoken foreign language in the world, and the international language of business. I am very pleased that here in Bosnia and Herzegovina the Cambridge Centar Banja Luka delivers high quality language training, provides efficient support to professional development of teachers, and brings the best English teaching and learning material to the local market,“ said Nigel Casey, British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
(Source: British Embassy Sarajevo)