Alex Poshyvanyk

EDUCATOR / INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC ADVISOR / PROGRAM ASSISTANT

ALEX
POSHYVANYK

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Profile

Motivated, multilingual Academic Advisor with extensive knowledge of the educational systems, cultures, languages, teaching and learning. Exceptional communicator with advanced problem-solving skills. Experienced in working with a diverse population.

 

Experience

Society of Friends of St. Ann’s ACADEMY (SFSAA), VICTORIA, BC, CANADA, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

January 2019 - April 2019

  • Maintaining the Society’s website;

  • Assisting with the design of new materials;

  • Video taping interviews;

  • Creating short videos;

  • Other technical (video, photo, design) activities.

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, VICTORIA, BC, CANADA, TEACHING ASSISTANT

September 2017 - January 2019

  • Checking, marking and grading academic papers; 

  • Facilitating in-class discussions, assisting students with writing;

  • Facilitating on-line discussions, answering questions and providing support;

  • Post-practicum guidance and helping students’ establish their statement of teaching beliefs;

  • Designing and maintaining websites, graphics, videos, music and photo editing.

ABC EDUCATION GROUP, BEIJING, CHINA, HEADTEACHER

September 2012 - August 2017

  • Developing tailored curricula, lesson plans, presentations and teaching materials;

  • Providing counselling, support, workshops, and training to staff in English and Chinese;

  • Conflict resolution, helping students and teachers achieve their teaching and learning goals;

  • Teaching presentation, public speaking, communication, English to students of various ages.

SELF-EMPLOYED, UKRAINE, TRANSLATOR / INTERPRETER

September 2002 - September 2008

  • Serving as a cultural guide, designated interpreter;

  • Translating texts and documentation from/to English, German, Ukrainian, Russian;

  • Synchronic interpreting from/to English, Russian, Ukrainian;

  • Websites localization and adaptation, web design and development.

Languages

Qualities

Skills

InterestS

Volunteer Work
Reading
Composing Music
Drawing and Sketching
Sports and Fitness
Stand-up Comedy
Languages and Cultures

Hobbies

Photos (page coming soon)

Videos (page coming soon)

Music

Art

Education

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, VICTORIA, BC, CANADA

M.Ed. EDUCATION, LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Graduating May 2019

 

BEIJING LANGUAGE AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY, BEIJING, CHINA

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM, CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
Finished September 2012

 

CHERKASY NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, CHERKASY, UKRAINE

B.A. LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, ENGLISH, GERMAN
Graduated May 2006

Contact

Email: alexposhyvanyk@protonmail.com
Phone: 250-857-1263
Address: Vancouver, BC, CANADA