Day Six - Monday 21th February

Session 1: Collaborative Learning: From Local to Global

  By David Spencer


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

In this session we will look at how we can develop collaboration between individual students to former stronger groups. We will also see one way in which we can even get classes from different parts of the world working together on projects.

After the above session, you will be given the choice to attend one of the following 2 sessions, which take place simultaneously:

Session 2a: Global Citizenship Education: what exactly is a global citizen?


By Matt Hayes

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

This session will look at the knowledge, skills and action Global Citizenship Education (GCE) seeks to instil in students. It will provide practical insights on bringing GCE into the ELT classroom, but also look at the type of citizen GCE aspires to. Are we looking for a generation of Gretas, Elons, or something more diverse and globally inclusive?

Session 2b: Gateway to the World Showcase and Q&A


By Super Huang / John Cruft, Laurie Salomon

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

Join this session to learn all there is to know about Macmillan Education's course for Secondary learners, Gateway to the World.

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About the Speakers

After studying languages at Oxford University, David Spencer trained to be a Secondary School teacher. He then moved to Spain where he has been living and teaching ever since.
He continues to teach teenage students every day in a school near Madrid. Dave began writing courses for Macmillan Education in 1994. His brand new series for teenagers is a multi-level course designed to prepare teenage students for exams and life after school. Dave has given talks to teachers in twenty-eight countries and is active on social media.

Matthew Hayes, BA (Oxon), MA (SOAS), is a doctoral researcher at the Institute of Education in London. His current research concerns Global Citizenship Education in English language textbooks and he has previously written on Robert Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Matthew is also Managing Director of Lean Library, the library services provider owned by SAGE Publishing.