NATESOL CONFERENCE 2018 - updated 29-05-18*
‘Diversity with Inclusivity: Special Educational Needs, Disability and the Second Language Learner’
Saturday 19th May 2018 - 9am – 5pm
Manchester Metropolitan University
Birley Fields Campus, Brooks Building
Link to travel information - MMU - Birley Fields Campus
LINK - Click for NATESOL Conference Brochure 2018
LINK - Chair's report 2018
Handouts have been added where possible.
Plenary Speaker 1: Anne Margaret Smith (ELT well and IATEFL IP & SEN SIG): ‘Raising Awareness of Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs)’ Click for handout
Plenary Speaker 2: Maria Reraki (University of Birmingham): ‘Dyslexia and Inclusion in the Second Language Classroom’. Click for handout
Stephanie Aldred (Manchester Metropolitan University): ‘Inclusivity: a win-win situation’
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Puria Ariza (Manchester Metropolitan University): ‘Are foreign languages an ‘elite’ subject? How do we teach foreign languages to learners who don’t score high marks?’ Click for handout
Ruth Arrowsmith (INTO): ‘Learning with a difference: meeting the challenge of identifying and supporting Specific Learning Differences in second language learners’
Stephen Dodd (English in Liverpool and NATESOL Teacher Development Scholar): ‘Time to take back control: how project-based learning (PBL) can empower both teachers and learners for better learning outcomes’. Click for handout
Gee Macrory (MMU) and Mike Beaumont (formerly University of Manchester): ‘(Not) picking up the signals: how autism can drop under everybody’s radar’ Click for handout
Victoria Mann (University of Sheffield): ‘Dyslexia and additional language learning’. Click for handout
Tony Picot (Manchester Metropolitan University): ‘Inclusivity in higher education: policy and technology’. Click for handout
Suzanne Robertshaw (INTO): ‘Teaching learners with AD(H)D’
The NATESOL Committee, ( l to r) ...
Jane Cabot, Tony Picot, Mike Beaumont (Chair), Keith Gould, Mirela Sutac,
Jonathon Nicolson, and Sian Etherington.