Day Two - Tuesday 15th February

Session 1: Fostering Engagement and Motivation Online

By Jon Hird

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

In this session, we will look at how we can adapt and extend our classroom and course book materials to take advantage of the online environment in order to foster engagement, motivation and meaningful communication in online lessons.

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

Session 2a: Your Guide to Teacher Development in 2022


By Will Rixon

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

Throughout 2020 and 2021, the ELT industry has been offered a huge range of free and payable resources to advance your learning as teachers. During this session, we will be exploring the training that is available, and also offering a series of ways for you to organise your own development as teachers.

Session 2b: (American) Language Hub Showcase and Q&A


By Alex Tamulis, Mariela Burani

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 Adult learners, Language Hub.

You only need to register once to attend all 3 of the above sessions!

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About the Speakers

Jon is based in Oxford, UK, where he divides his time between teaching English at the University of Oxford, teacher training and writing ELT materials. Jon has a particular interest in Grammar and EAP and has written and contributed to a number of grammar, resource and course books, recently co-authoring one level of the brand new course book series ‘Language Hub’.

Will is the Teacher Training and Author Relationship Manager at Macmillan Education. Teaching and academic managing for over 10 years in Indonesia, Ethiopia, Netherlands and the UK, Will has developed as a teacher trainer on a variety of subjects such as Global Skills, exam preparation, global cultures in the classroom and differentiation. He now splits his time between being a full-time Dad and full-time teacher trainer...somehow.