Category Archives: The Image Conference Lisbon

Teacher, teacher-trainer, researcher and writer Jade Blue talks about her experience at the Image Conference in Lisbon.   What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? It was so inspiring and rewarding to be part of an event with such a fantastic line up of talks, and be able to connect and spend time with

Celeste Simões, teacher, materials writer and teacher trainer talks about her Image Conference experience and her workshop delivered with  Helena Oliveira What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The sharing of ideas was the most important thing for me. Lifelong learning is necessary to keep you updated and informed in a professional sense, but

Teacher, researcher and writer, Nora Nagy, talks about the experience of her first Image Conference in Lisbon. A first-timer’s reflections on the Image Conference in Lisbon Looking back at the Image Conference I can’t help thinking that something special and important started to happen in the world of English language teaching with the first conference

Teachers, trainer and researchers, Elena Dominguez and Jelena Bobina, talk about their Image Conference experience in Lisbon.   What did you enjoy about The Image Conference?   We especially enjoyed the practical approach to the use of images in ELT, new ideas and teaching tips. We also enjoyed having been given the possibility of meeting

  Teacher, trainer and writer Dave Tuckers tells us about his experience at the Image Conference in Lisbon.   What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The Image Conference was remarkable, not only due to the breadth of experience and expertise of the speakers, but also the variety and range of topics and techniques

Teacher and coursebook writer, Paul Dummett, talks about his experience at the Image Conference in Lisbon. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? I really liked the emphasis on the power of images to help us understand the lives of others (empathy). The last talk I saw by Joanna Norton was inspirational in

  Teacher, trainer and coursebook writer, Ben Goldstein, talks about his Image Conference experience in Lisbon.   What did you enjoy about The Image Conference?   The variety of presentations – from talks covering academic research to hands-on workshops.   How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve been to?   There were

  Flipped classroom teacher, Frank McGirr, answers the post-Image Conference questionnaire.   What did you enjoy about The Image Conference?   Meeting like minded teachers. I work at an institution where most teachers stick rigidly to course books. While attempting to meet the diverse needs of individual students, in a variety of countries, course books

  Helena Mota Lopes is a teacher, trainer and researcher based in Portugal. Here she talks about her session “From reader to writer/illustrator: citizenship in the EFL classroom” at the Image Conference in Lisbon on Saturday 14th October. Getting young teenagers to read and participate in a book discussion with enthusiasm is quite often a

  We are delighted to announce that you can now download the programme for the Image Conference in Lisbon on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October. Here’s a link. the-image-conference-programme It promises to be a great event with leading experts in the use of images in language education sharing their knowledge, experience and know-how. We hope

  Teacher educator, author and educational consultant Sandie Mourao talks about her plenary session “Picturebooks and their films: multimodality on pages and screens” at the Image Conference in Lisbon on Saturday 14th October.     Biodata Sandie Mourão (PhD) is a teacher educator, author and educational consultant. She is co-editor of ‘Early Years Second Language

  Helena Oliveira and Celeste Simões are both Portugal-based teachers and trainers. Here they talk about their session “The Power of Images in the Classroom”, at the Image Conference in Lisbon on Friday 13th October.  You don’t need to be a tech savvy to make your lessons more motivating for your students; the right image will

  Jade Blue is a teacher, trainer, research consultant and editor based in Brighton. Here she talks about her session “Learner Generated Visuals” which she will be presenting at the Image Conference in Lisbon on 13th October. From timelines to illustrations, the term ‘Learner Generated Visuals’ covers any visual or image created by the learner

Magdalena Dygala is a teacher and trainer based in Poland. Read an article and watch a video in which she talks about her session on  at the Image Conference in Lisbon on Saturday 14th October.   Using technology in the EFL classroom has become widespread in today’s educational environment. Belonging to a fast-paced generation, students can become dependent

  Frank McGirr is  a teacher and photographer based in Gernmany. Here Frank  talks about his session on  at the Image Conference in Lisbon. I am an advocate of flipped learning who has developed pioneering new ways of using the approach in language learning. Student centred,self-discovery lies at the heart of flipped learning, a characteristic

  Dave Tucker is Portugal-based teacher, trainer,  and author. Watch a video and read an article in which Dave talks about his session on multisensory learning at the Image Conference in Lisbon on Friday evening, 13th October.   Remember times when you ask your students to bring along something from home for the next lesson? It might

We are delighted to announce that the provisional schedule for The Image Conference in Lisbon on 13th and 14th October is now available. Speakers include leading experts in the use of image in language education such as Antonia Clare, Carmen Herrero, Sandie Mourao, Ben Goldstein, Anna Whitcher, Paul Dummett, Sylvia Karastathi , Dave Tucker, Elena Romero, Jelena

Registration for the Image Conference in Lisbon on 13th and 14th October is now open. The Image Conference is the annual conference of the Visual Arts Circle, and this year is being held in collaboration with APPI, the main Portuguese English teachers’ association. The event will be held in Escola Secundária Eça de Queirós. Leading experts

We are delighted to announce that the 6th edition of the Image Conference is being held in Lisbon, Portugal on 13th and 14th October in collaboration with APPI, the main Portuguese English teachers’ association. The event will be held in Escola Secundária Eça de Queirós. Leading experts and practitioners in the use of images in language