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CCT Languages Network: What works in language teaching and why?

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North Bridge House Senior & Sixth Form

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Why do we do what we do in our classroom? Where do we sit on the spectrum of language-teaching philosophy? How can we improve if we don't know where are are?

The inaugural event of the Chartered College of Teaching's Language network begins to ask and offer some answers to these questions. Come and engage in small groups with key thinkers in the language teaching world and then hear them debate eachother to answer the question: what works and why in the languages classroom?


Timetable:

0945 Arrival, registration and refreshments.

1015 Introduction: The CCT Languages Network

1030 Talk Carousel begins:

Steve Smith - Controlled input and pedagogy eclecticism.

Jess Lund - the Michaela method.

Noémie Neighbour - Content Led Language Learning.

1200 Debate: what works and why in the languages classroom?

1230 Close: refining your practice and action research.


Speakers:

Steve Smith is a retired Head of MFL and curator and author of www.frenchteacher.net. He has co-authored with Gianfranco Conti The Language Teacher Toolkit and has recently published Becoming an outstanding language teacher.

Jess Lund is Head of MFL at Michaela Community School in Wembley. Having been trained in the traditional way, she was converted to the 'Michaela' way when she joined the school and is now one of its biggest proponents.

Noémie Neighbour is Head of MFL at Wisbech Grammar School in Cambridgeshire. She redesigned her school's MFL curriculum and wrote her own textbook and resources heavily based on building cultural knowledge.


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