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
1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? Selfishly speaking, I actually enjoyed very much sharing my ideas in my workshop and seeing the participants so involved. 2. How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve been to? Very visual and attention grabbing. 3. What were the main discussion points to
Magdalena Brzezinska, who talked about the use of art to promote peace, answers the post-conference questionnaire. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The conference was exactly what I was looking for. I’m always on the lookout for new applications of images in my classroom. My favorite speakers were: Kieran Donaghy (his
Judy has worked in education as a teacher, teacher trainer and coursebook writer for over thirty years. As an ELT teacher at Harvard she was awarded Teaching in Excellence recognition. Judy is the founder of The NO Project, an award-winning global educational campaign against human trafficking and modern slavery. Judy has this to say
Magdalena is a graduate of Warsaw University in Poland – Teacher Training College and Amercian Studies Center. She is a teacher with over 20 years of experience, DOS in a private school of English “Green Hills Academy”, a graduate of Teacher Trainer Academy – DOS- ELTea, Cambridge oral examiner, conference speaker, licenced tour guide.
Registration for the Image Conference on 6 October and the ELT Malta Conference on 7-8 October in Valetta, Malta is now open. You can register here.
180 delegates from throughout Europe enjoyed the third edition of The Image Conference, the only language learning conference in the world exclusively on the use of images, in the beautiful city of Córdoba. Many delegates have commented on the impressive line-up and how well the conference was organised. The efficient organisation is down
Ela Wassell, a Polish English language teacher based in the UK, attended The Image Conference and talks about her experience here. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? I loved the fact that it was held in Barcelona! I’ve always wanted to visit this city. The venue was amazing. I enjoyed the
Neil McMillan is a teacher, trainer and blogger based in Barcelona, Spain. He spoke at The Image Conference and talks about his experience here. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? There were a great deal of new and challenging ideas to take in, in simply breathtaking surroundings. I also enjoyed presenting.
Jodi Ellen Stolzenbach is a freelance English instructor based in Hamburg, Germany. She attended The Image Conference and talks about her experience here. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The Image Conference was an important experience for me as a new freelance EFL teacher (in Hamburg, Germany) looking for a sense of
Teacher and director of studies Carmen Lopez Jiménez from Oviedo, Spain talks about her experience as a delegate at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The talks, the nice conversations with the people we met, the beautiful building where it was held, Barcelona … everything! 2. How was
Teacher, trainer and writer Ceri Jones talks about her experience as both a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? So many things, but mainly the way it flowed so easily and naturally from session to session, with enough time in between to talk to old
Carlos Martin, director of studies and teacher in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, talks about his experience at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? The amount of different options to work with the image in the classroom. 2. How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve
Eva Suárez Guillén, a teacher and blogger based in the Canary Islands, talks about her experience at The Image Conference. 1. What did you enjoy about The Image Conference? It was a wonderful day, full of interesting talks, people and everything took place in an incredible location. I came back home with a backpack
Lecturer, trainer, illustrator and graphic designer Paul Driver answers The Image Conference questionnaire. Your favourite film: Probably Memento. It’s one of those films that the more you watch, the more layers of meaning you uncover in each scene. It’s a very game-like film in many ways as the disjointed sequencing of scenes challenges the viewer
Teacher, trainer and writer Kieran Donaghy talks about his session at The Image Conference. Your favourite film to use in class: The film which I’ve used most successfully is To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s a beautiful story about childhood, racism and empathy which students of all ages really relate to and love. Useful film-related
Teacher, trainer and materials writer Mark McKinnon answers The Image Conference Questionnaire. Your favourite game website: My favourite game website is Conquer Club (an online version of Risk). That takes up all of my online game time. I’ll be going straight home after the conference to check my troops! I’m also a member of
Teacher, trainer and British Council Teaching English web manager, Paul Braddock answers The Image Conferencce Questionnaire. Your favourite film: My memory is awful so my favourite film is always the last good film I saw – in this case a British film called Sightseers, which is a bit like Mike Leigh’s Nuts in
Teacher, trainer and materials writer Gerard McLoughlin talks about his session Using images and video to change perspectives at The Image Conference. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKZdCxwf5rQ?rel=0] You can read more about Gerard and his session here. Using images and video to change perspectives Gerard McLoughlin 17.45 – 18.45 Room 11 In this workshop we will look at how
John Hughes talks about his keynote session at The Image Conference. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34e9aT0ZsiU?rel=0] You can read more about John and his session here. Writing scripts for ELT video Keynote John Hughes National Geographic Learning 16.15 – 17.15 Aula magna In this talk and workshop I’ll present three of the most common types of video that are
Lindsay Clandfield, teacher, teacher trainer and an international award winning author, talks about his keynote session at The Image Conference. [slideshare id=19945622&style=border: 1px solid #CCC; border-width: 1px 1px 0; margin-bottom: 5px;&sc=no] Imageconf from Lindsay Clandfield Read more about Lindsay and his talk here. The Critical Eye Lindsay Clandfield Macmillan Keynote 17.45 – 18.45 Aula magna This
Teacher, teacher trainer and writer John Hughes talks about his session The Three I’s of Video at The Image Conference. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILNV1BYvZdU?rel=0&w=640&h=360] You can read more about John and his session here. The Three I’s of Video: Inspire, Inform, Integrate John Hughes National Geographic Learning 10.45 – 11.45 Room 11 Video in our lessons has