Modern Languages Conference: The Future of Language Learning
Wednesday 22nd June 2016
De Vere Venue Horsley Park
Event Code: 15T/10287
Who should attend: Primary and Secondary: Modern Language subject leaders, Modern Language practitioners, Teachers, and anyone associated with the teaching of modern languages in their school.

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Conference Overview

This one day conference will provide an opportunity to hear from leading educational experts on the teaching of modern languages in primary, secondary and special schools. Delegates will be able to tailor their own CPD by choosing from a range of workshops designed to provide practical solutions to take directly back to the classroom.

Workshop Sessions

  • Progression and Assessment in Languages at KS2
  • Introduction to Chinese and Mandarin
  • Languages skills to aid transition
  • Co-operative learning strategies in MFL: Learning together in the languages classroom

Key Reasons to Attend

• To develop methodology to enthuse students to learn Modern Foreign Languages whilst also providing evidence of progression
• To enhance the dialogue and support between Primary and Secondary school colleagues
• To discuss how to assess languages without levels
• To reflect, discuss and share new ideas on the teaching of Modern Languages
 Keynote Speakers
Janet Lloyd, Independent education consultant

Janet has 30 years teaching experience in primary and secondary languages. Janet was the PL AST and later LA Consultant for Languages for Warrington.

Joe Dale, Independent languages consultant

Joe works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council, the BBC, Skype, Microsoft and The Guardian. He is host of the TES MFL forum, former SSAT Languages Lead Practitioner, a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and language learning.
Carine Jacquel
Lead Educational Consultant in Modern Languages, Babcock 4S
Helen Myers
Chair and Webmistress of Association for Language Learning London         
Geoff Roberts
Modern Foreign Languages Adviser
Simon Terry
Modern Languages Teacher, The Priory School
Lisa Stevens
Primary Language Educator and Consultant
Suzi Bewell
Languages Teacher and Trainer
Dan Alliot
Languages Advisor and Consultant, KS2 National Trainer and KS2 Lead Professional, Advanced Skills Teacher