Georgia Psarra writes about her experience as a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference Brussels.
- What did you enjoy about The Image Conference?
I loved the immediacy among all participants. I felt most welcome right away. I met colleagues from all over the world.
- How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve been to?
The organisers were very friendly and helpful. All co-operated to deal with problems that came up.
- Sum up your talk briefly.
I ran a project with my teenage students using Arts, in which they had the stand to express their feelings, thoughts and beliefs about war and cultivate empathy towards the unfortunate struck by the war. I used a painting, a video with sand art and a song video.
- What were the main discussion points to arise in The Image Conference?
What are visual thinking strategies?
How can visual thinking strategies be developed?
How can visual means be implemented in Language Learning?