George Kokolas

Academic Director and Senior Teacher Trainer for Express Publishing

George Kokolas has been working as the Academic Director and Teacher Trainer for Express Publishing for the last 20 years. He is a certified LEVEL 5 TEFL teacher and a certified ADVANCED Neurolanguage CoachⓇ, practicing Neurolanguage CoachingⓇ professionally.

He currently studies Positive Psychology trying to merge ELT into it. He also holds a BA in English Literature. Right after his graduation he branched out from his major in English Literature and devoted himself fully to ELT. He likes to be considered a frontline teacher spending many hours inside the classroom teaching and learning at the same time.

His vast experience has been of considerable help in developing helpful and practical views about different topics of ELT Methodology, like motivation, effective learning, technology in the classroom, critical thinking, differentiated instruction and, of course, Neurolanguage Coaching. He has delivered several successful seminars in conferences throughout the world.

Since 2017 he is the co-host and producer of the educational podcast Teachers’ Coffee

Day 2 – Session 6 – Mastering Motivation Mechanisms

15/05/2021 @ 14:30 – 15:15 UTC+2

Session overview:

I’ll be more than happy to see you in my talk MASTERING MOTIVATION MECHANISMS, where we will try to provide answers to different questions like…

– Why do people snap or become suddenly very angry?
– For how long do you think you can stay by a tropical beach, enjoying the sun and sea, and with all your financial matters solved?
– Which one was the most demotivating speech in the history of cinema?
– How can IKEA furniture help you develop creation and connection?
– What is the Dark Side of Motivation?

Join me, find out, get the incentive to research more and let me motivate you !


Conference Accredited by the International Coaching Federation. By attending the conference in full, you will get 16 ICF credits (5 Core Competencies + 11 Resource Development)