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Make the most of IATFEL and
the opportunity to develop your teaching career as we focus on
providing you with resources, talks and training to help you boost your
current working environment it is more important than ever that you have
the people skills, life skills and employability skills to develop your
career in what is an increasingly competitive environment. This year as
part of Mind
Series we have a whole host of resources to
help you and your students improve employability.
Each skills for
work video from Open Mind teaches a
different employability skill. From interview
skills to presentation
skills and more, the videos and accompanying activities and
teachers notes aim to help you and your students improve their ability
to meet and surpass their career goals.
Throughout the week of
IATEFL we'll be inviting you to get involved at our stand by
sharing your top teaching tips with fellow teachers, as well as
memorable anecdotes from your teaching career! We'd love to hear about your experiences of working with Macmillan.
Last year Macmillan
Education announced a global partnership with NILE. Stop by to discuss how NILE has been successful over the last year in helping teacher development.
Click on the authors' names to find out more about their work
Talk 1: Integrating values education into everyday classroom practice
Talk 2: Teaching life skills to children
Getting pronunciation out of the head and into the body
Andy Curtis and David Nunan
New series: Applied Linguistics for the Language Classroom
Engaging Students: Lessons from Elvis, the Gruffalo and more
Writing methodology texts: bridging the research – practice gap
Improving competence for academic IELTS candidates using organisational skills
Blend but not bland: creating a positive blended teaching culture
Personalised and independent learning in print and digital contexts
That was intense. What now? Promoting autonomy through exam study
Formality and register in exam writing tasks
We are. We can. We teach.
The Teacher Technology Toolbox: The Essential
Would I say that?
Language Rich Doodling Activities for Very Young Learners
During IATEFL 2017 in Glasgow, Macmillan Education is organising a very special evening with Professor Stephen
Heppell, world renowned expert in education, media, technology and learning
environments. Professor Heppell will address these questions and explore some
of his really innovative ideas such as “superclasses” “stage not age” “shoeless
classrooms”, “writing on surfaces” “all through schools” “learnometres”
“mobiles in class” “nodesk teacher” and much, much more!
Professor Heppel began his career as a school teacher and has been a
professor since 1989. His key approach
is exemplified by learner led projects that he has implemented with governments
and international agencies around the world.
"Europe's leading expert on
online education and learning spaces" EduTech Future Schools,
“…the most influential academic of
recent years in the field of technology and education" Department for
Education and Skills (DfES), UK, 2013
the start of 2014 Prof Heppell was asked to chair the UK government’s Education
Technology Action Group (ETAG) exploring where learning in schools, colleges and
universities might be by 2025. He is the Felipe Segovia Chair of learning Innovation at
Universidad Camilo Jose Cel Madrid, Professor Chair in New Media Environments
at the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice at Bournemouth University and he
is Emeritus Professor Chair in New Learning Environments, Anglia Ruskin
University. In 2009 he was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award
from British Education and Technology Training (BETT).
He has appeared many times on TV, is a member of BAFTA and a keen
will it take place?
The event will take place at the stunning Glasgow Lighthouse designed by the world famous Scottish architect
Charles Rennie Mackintosh. One of the key features of The Lighthouse is the uninterrupted view
over Glasgow's cityscape available from the Mackintosh Tower at the north of
The Glasgow Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
The event will begin at 6.30pm on Wednesday 5 April with a welcome drink followed
by cocktails and canapés. There will be time to explore this stunning building
and the panoramic views it offers over the city. At 7.30pm Professor Heppell
will give his presentation. Prepare to be amazed!
How do I
get a ticket?
Tickets will be available on the Macmillan Education stand at IATEFL
does it cost?
The event, including cocktails and canapés, will be free. We are however
asking for a £5 donation per person, 100% of which will go towards the Stroke
Association’s Lost for Words campaign.