ANNUAL SPECIALIST FORUM: 19th EVENT (rescheduled)

English as a Second/Additional Language within the School Setting

Saturday 19th November 2011

Main conference 10.30 - 16.00 (Registration 10:00-10:30)

Canterbury Hall, 18 Cartwright Gardens, London, WC1H 9EE

Conference Fees

Early bird : Non-member £50, Member £40 (by 7th October )

Standard : Non-member £60. Member £50 (after 7th October)

Lunch, tea, coffee, hand-outs and follow-up materials all included in price.

 

Main Theme: Human Resources

and Resources for Teaching/Learning in ESL/AL

Target groups of pupils: new arrivals, beginners, advanced and more advanced bilingual learners (primary and secondary) across phases & stages.

 

FUNDING AND HUMAN RESOURCES

 

Opening Session

Policy and Funding Update

We look forward to have the final decision from the government’s representative and to listen to your concerns. All comments will be recorded and sent to the officials as a follow up.

Professional Training Initiative

Language In Learning Across the Curriculum (LILAC) scheme

 

WITNESS SESSIONS

All contributors are current practitioners in schools. The day will be semi-structured and interactive to enable all participants to contribute and share their best practices. Examples of appropriate materials and resources will be presented with effective strategies.

 

  • The Association for Science Education (ASE) Supporting Languages
  • Black scientists perspective – current resources
  • Cultural inclusiveness
  • Latin script literacy
  • Grammar a Must
  • ICT resources and demonstration

There is still room to accommodate any workshop which you would like to suggest. Please feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

EXHIBITION

Integrated, targeted and comprehensive resources exhibition, including:

  • language dependent and non language dependent resources
  • age-related and non age-related resources

Publishers representing ELT, ESOL, Multi-cultural, ESL/AL in language education are invited.

The exhibition viewing time is built into the lunch slot so as to enable delegates to visit the stands. Highlights of relevant publications will be circulated in the conference literature as a guide to maximize the purposefulness of your visit.

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