In these unprecedented times, students might be feeling frustrated, lonely and lost and the obstacles of online learning can make it difficult for teachers to notice those issues and provide the needed support. This session looks at some ways we can support our students’ wellbeing as we navigate through these difficult times together.


Chia Suan Chong is a writer, communication skills trainer and teacher trainer. She is the author of Successful International Communication, and was English Teaching Professional’s award-winning resident blogger from 2012 to 2019. Currently based in York, Chia regularly conducts online training and provides corporate training on effective communication skills.  Chia also writes regularly for the British Council’s Learn English website and holds a DELTA and Masters in Applied Linguistics and ELT.