Şirin Soyöz

Şirin Soyöz (Istanbul, Turkey) works as e-learning coordinator for the British Council ELT department in Turkey since 2007. She is an experienced online tutor and gives support to the British Council ELT Team in teacher training and development of e-learning projects on the local, regional and global levels. She is also in the global team of IATEFL Online, which is the interactive web coverage of the IATEFL Conference.

Prior to holding this position, she worked for the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) in Turkey as communications coordinator/web editor of a youth portal, which was the official website of the UNDP Turkey’s National Human Development Report on youth in 2008, and was awarded the 2009 Human Development Excellence Awards for excellence in influencing national policy debate.

Şirin is currently developing educational multimedia projects in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT) and learning technologies. Her research interests are innovations in e-learning, e-accessibility, mobile learning and social media in education.