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The schedule below is provisional and will change on a daily basis. All plenary talks are confirmed.
|Thursday, 11th April 2013|
|09:00 - 10:10||Plenary by Jun Liu||
ELT tomorrow ELT tomorrow is today! What we think, what we do, and what we are inspired to change all have an impact on the future of the field. From language planning to curricula design, from methodology to assessment, from teacher development to learner characteristics, everything will be transformed to address the future needs of the field. In this plenary, Liu draws on the most recent data from his research via document analysis, surveys, and interviews to ...
|10:30 - 10:45||Interview with Alison Castle and Faiza Al Johani, IATEFL job market|
|10:45 - 11:00||Interview with Alison Barrett|
|11:00 - 11:15||Interview with Liu Jun|
|11:15 - 11:30||Interview with Liu Jun (in Chinese)|
|11:30 - 11:45||Interview with Jin Jan, Liu Jun and Keith O'Hare (in Chinese)|
|11:45 - 12:00||Interview with Susan Barduhn|
|12:00 - 12:15||Interview with Barry O'Sullivan, Jin Jan and Kirshore Roy|
|12:15 - 12:30||Interview with Gail Ellis and Nayr Ibrahim|
|12:30 - 12:45||Interview with Jo Budden, Jo Hayes and Adam Kightley|
|12:45 - 13:00||Interview with IATEFL scholarship holders|
|14:00 - 14:15||Interview with Vandana Pandya and Phill Dexter|
|14:15 - 14:30||Interview with representatives of teacher associations from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan|
|14:30 - 14:45||Interview with Penny Ur|
|14:45 - 15:00||Interview with Adrian Underhill|
|15:00 - 15:15||Interview with Hornby scholars|
|15:15 - 15:30||Interview with Hornby scholars|
|15:30 - 15:45||Interview with Hornby scholars|
|15:45 - 16:00||Interview with Margit Szesztay|
|16:15-16:30||Interview with Rasha Mohammed Elbashir and Baya Bensalah, TESOL Sudan|
|16:30 - 16:45||Interview with Tessa Woodward|
|16:45 - 17:00||Interview with David Pardoe|
|19:00 - 20:00||IATEFL Failure Fest||
IATEFL Failure Fest: how is failure a better teacher than success?
|Friday, 12th April 2013|
|09:00 - 10:05||Plenary by Susan Barduhn||
Language dealing A few years ago I did some research on the cultural identity of expatriate teachers of English around the world, and one respondent declared that if English were a drug, expatriate teachers would be the dealers. Dr. Bill Johnston of Indiana University has written about the moral dimension of English language teaching, and in particular once drew provocative parallels between EFL teachers and medieval knights errant. In this talk ...
|10:30 - 10:45||Interview with Nick Robinson|
|10:45 - 11:00||Interview with IATEFL scholarship holders|
|11:00 - 11:15||Interview with Shelly Terrell|
|11:15 - 11:30||Interview with Marcelo Barros, President BRAZ-TESPOL|
|12:00 - 12:15||Meet the IATEFL Online team|
|13:15 - 14:15||Plenary by Roger McGough||
On a lighter note
On a lighter note Come and be entertained by Roger McGough, ‘a trickster you can trust’, who is one of Britain’s best-loved poets for both adults and and children. Roger reads poems old and new and just sprung from the poetry box and talks about his writing life, the city of Liverpool and the state of hope in which he lives year-round.