Macmillan Life Skills Day


Who is it for?

Suitable for teachers and ELT professionals of all experience levels around the world, our free Life Skills Day webinars cover a variety of teaching situations, from working with young learners to teaching adults.


The latest in our programme of free online events for 2014: the Macmillan Life Skills Day! Join our authors and experts for six talks and workshops throughout the day as we delve into the benefits of teaching life skills to help you introduce vital skills like critical thinking, time management and organisation into your ELT lessons.

Join our panel of expert speakers, including Jeanne Perrett, Robert Campbell and Jonathan Marks, for an entire day of thought-provoking talks and practical activity-filled workshops to help you introduce life skills into the ELT classroom!

From classroom ideas on developing soft skills with young learners to a discussion of why these skills are so important for employers and graduates, we explore the variety of benefits teaching life skills can bring to you and your students. Join us on Wednesday May 14th, 10 – 5pm (UK time) and take a look at our full schedule of speaker sessions below.

Life Skills Day Schedule:

10.00 – 10.30: Introduction
10.30 – 11.15: Emma-Sue Prince
11.30 – 12.15: Jeanne Perrett
Lunch-break till 13.00
13.00 – 13.45: Rebecca Robb Benne, Robert Campbell and Rob Metcalf
14.00 – 14.45: Jonathan Marks
15.00 – 15.45: Dorothy Zemach
16.00 – 16.45: Life Skills with Macmillan Education
16.45 – 17.00: Close

Our Life Skills Day has now finished. Visit our archive to watch a recording of the event and download slides from the webinars.

Visit our Life Skills Day archive