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  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

  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

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