Day One - Monday 14th February

Session 1:Developing literacy skills: a path to successful learning

  By Lorena Peimbert

10:00-10:40 | 14:00-14:40 | 21:30-22:10 UK Time

What are the basic literacy skills you need to develop in your students from preschool to primary to help them become successful learners?
In this webinar, you will learn about them and also some tips to develop them. Don't miss it!

Session 2a: Globalising students in a perfect world: how education can truly move forward


By Ben Crystal

10:50-11:30 | 14:50-15:30 | 22:20-23:00 UK Time

Education needs to adapt, as our globally-connected next generations of young adults demand equality, inclusivity, and diversity. As the minds within our schools demand, how might we re-shape the content we teach to better prepare them for global citizenship? Actor, author, educator, and creative producer Ben Crystal will explore ideals of how education could move forward from the Victorian past it’s been trapped in.

Session 2b: Doodle Town Second Edition and Global Stage Showcase and Q&A


By Super Huang / John Cruft, Lemmy Trujillo

10:50-11:30 | 14:50-15:30 | 22:20-23:00 UK Time

Join this session to learn all you need to know about Macmillan Education's course for Pre-primary and Primary learners, Doodle Town 2nd edition and Global Stage.


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About the Speakers

Lorena Peimbert studied Pedagogy at the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City and became an English teacher in 1995, specializing in early childhood stimulation, learning disabilities, psychomotor skills, and logical-mathematical thinking. With more than 20 years of experience in teaching and working in schools, she now trains and coaches teachers, content edits, manages educational projects, and writes in collaboration with Macmillan.

She has written different books to teach English to students in different levels from preschool to high school such as Bebop Levels 1, 2, 3, English Connect Reader 3, Step Up 1, and Story Central Plus CLIL Books Levels 1 and 2 among others.She has also written several Teacher’s Guides for different programs such as Bounce Now Starter Level, Happy Campers Levels 1 and 4, and Story Central CLIL Levels 1 and 2.

Ben Crystal is an actor, author, producer, educator, & explorer of Shakespeare, based in Wales. The curator of the, he has collaborated with Shakespeare’s Globe, the British Council, and the British Library. He is the author of Shakespeare On Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard, which was short-listed for the Educational Writer of the Year Award 2010, as well as the Springboard Shakespeare series. With his father David Crystal he is co-author of the Oxford Illustrated Dictionary of Shakespeare, shortlisted for the 2016 Educational Writer of the Year Award. He tweets from @bencrystal and is online at