Session Reports

The British Council has sponsored four Roving Reporters to attend the Annual IATEFL
Conference. Our 2012 Glasgow Online Roving Reporters will be giving accounts of the
sessions they attend and also their personal views of the experience of being at the
conference.

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Anna Conway
6 Key Questions for Teachers and Trainers at the...

This was a fantastic talk given by Jeremy Harmer. It was actually quite a funny one too. Jeremy Harmer has such a...

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Ana Kodric
Heather Buchanan - Out of the media and into the...

We all use media in our lessons because it develops listening skills and strategies, gives exposure to real language...

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Ana Kodric
Esra Girgin - Digital storytelling - Cinderella...

A wonderful workshop and presentation of Digital and online tools!

She presented six of them, all easy to use...

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Ana Kodric
The Plenary - Diana Laurillard - Supporting...

How to use new tools to make teaching more effective?

There is currently no clear e-learning policy! It...

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Adam Simpson
Jon Rowberry: Putting the learner at the heart of...

Traditionally, curricula have been documents created by teachers and institutions for classroom implementation and...

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Ana Kodric
Clare Furneaux - Developing academic writing...

Writing at Masters level is complicated, all students need support while studying. They basically do it for...

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Ana Kodric
T K Kharbamon - Peer translating: a teacher´s...

The presenter demontrated 4 difficul situations she found herself in while teaching english language learners (...

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Ana Kodric
ROSLYN YOUNG "TEACHING ENGLISH THE SILENT...

Roslyn said "You are going to speak Chinese today"??!! Well that came as a surprise, especially when she...

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Ana Kodric
Management and Leadership - What to do with poor...

The main questions are how do we find out about poor performance, why does it accur and how to deal with it?

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Ana Kodric
Loraine Kennedy - Appraisals

Loraine Kennedy - Consultancy, Training, Coaching 

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Adam Simpson
Anthony Gaughan: The Se7en Deadly Sins

Everything you know is wrong! Well, not wrong, but I guess we could all do with a fresh perspective on our teaching...

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Anna Conway
The Plenary with Steven L. Thorne

Steven shows a picture of his tiny daughter sitting in front of the computer and typing something being very...

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Anna Conway
Building your PLN

As a big fan of PLNs and PLEs, I got up early today to get to SECC by 8am for Nik Peachey's 'How to...'...

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Anna Conway
Zooming into the Reading Class: Prezi

Although I have been using Prezi for quite a while, I decided to go to the session mainly because when I met Hakan...

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Adam Simpson
Şirin Soyoz and Suzanne Mordue: Using e-...

The future will require skilled and digitally aware learners. E-portfolios, Suzanne and Şirin suggested, would play...

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Anna Conway
Does CELTA provide for New Teachers' Needs?

The talk by Ruth Hamilton caused a lot of debate around what teachers need to be able to do when starting to teach...

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Nahla Schowahne
The IATEFL Interactive Language Fair

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Nahla Schowahne
Why Webwikiblogstream? using online support in...

A wiki is a website which anyone can log...

Adam Simpson's picture
Adam Simpson
Russell Stannard: Tools for digital storytelling

'Russell Stannard: doing the hard work of finding the best tech tools so you don't have to!'

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Adam Simpson
Olwyn Alexander: Who needs a teacher's book?

As someone involved in EAP, I was particularly looking forward to Olwyn Alexander's presenation, as she is doing...

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