Conferenza annuale 2020 (webinar)

What’s the Story? Empowering Language Teachers in the Digital Age

Our annual conference on language teaching this year changes format to online and doubles with two appointments scheduled for Friday 23 and Friday 30 October.

Also this year, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. International House is a member of AISLI, Accredited Body for the training of School Teaching Staff (Decree 177/2000 and Directive 90/2003 of the Ministry of Education).

Secondary Strand – Friday 23rd October – Provisional Programme

  • 8:30 – 9:00 > Be ready to learn the latest updates from our sponsors
  • 9:00 – 9:15 > Sarah Stats, Deputy Director IH Milan & San Donato, “Welcome”
  • 9:15 – 10:00 > Kieran DonaghyWhat about the fifth Skill of Viewing?” – Sponsored by Macmillan
  • 10:00 – 10:15 > Stretch your legs and visit our sponsors
  • 10:15 – 11:00 > Rachael Roberts “The gift of Growth Mindset” – Sponsored by Pearson
  • 11:00 – 11:30 > Coffee Break and visit our sponsors
  • 11:30 – 12:00 > Alberto Fornasier, IH Milan & San Donato, “Engaging homework for Pre-teens”
  • 12:10 – 12:40 > Veronika Balkind, IH Milan & San Donato, “Don’t underestimate the power of social media in your classroom”
  • 12:40 – 13:30 > Lunch
  • 13:30 – 14:00 > Daniel Tse, IH Milan & San Donato, “5 materials-light language practice for online classroom”
  • 14:10 – 15:00 > Matt Ellman “Developing teacher leaders” – Sponsored by Cambridge University Press
  • 15:00 – 15:15 > Thank you/wrap up/visit our sponsors one last time!

Those interested in participating in the webinar on 23 October must register on Eventrbite by clicking here. Participants will then receive a link to connect and follow the event.

Download the secondary strand brochure

Primary Strand – Friday 30 October – Provisional Programme

  • 8:30 – 9:00 > Be ready to learn the latest updates from our sponsors
  • 9:00 – 9:15 > Sarah Stats, Deputy Director IH Milan & San Donato, “Welcome”
  • 9:15 – 10:00 > Thom Kiddle “Key competences for language teachers in the 2020s” – sponsored by NILE
  • 10:00 – 10:15 > Stretch your legs and visit our sponsors
  • 10:15 – 11:00 > David Heathfield “Live, Creative, Interactive Online Storytelling in English: how teachers can tell stories to engage Young Learners” – sponsored by Delta Publishing
  • 11:00 – 11:30 > Coffee Break and visit our sponsors
  • 11:30 – 12:00 > David Heathfield “Learning a chain tale together – fun, physical, effective, affective, life-affirming” – sponsored by Delta Publishing
  • 12:10 – 12:40 > Tiziana Pace, IH Milan & San Donato, “Think, Collaborate, Listen. Soft skills in the Primary classroom”
  • 12:40 – 13:30 > Luch
  • 13:30 – 14:00 > Kate Knight, IH Milan & San Donato, “Developing our learners’ literacy skills”
  • 14:10 – 15:00 > Matt Ellman, “Developing teacher leaders” – sponsored by Cambridge University Press
  • 15:00 – 15:15 > Thank you/wrap up/ visit our sponsors one last time!

Those interested in participating in the webinar on October 30th must register on Eventrbite by clicking here. Participants will then receive a link to connect and follow the event.

Download the primary strand brochure

Note that if you want to participate in both events you will need to register twice by clicking on the two different links.