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



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: mini-amsAnne Margaret Smith (ELT well and IATEFL IP & SEN SIG): ‘Raising Awareness of Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs)’ Click for handout

Pmini-mrlenary Speaker 2: Maria Reraki (University of Birmingham): ‘Dyslexia and Inclusion in the Second Language Classroom’. Click for handout



Parallel Sessions:

Smini-satephanie Aldred (Manchester Metropolitan University): ‘Inclusivity: a win-win situation’  
Click for handout

mini-paPuria 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

Rmini-rauth Arrowsmith (INTO): ‘Learning with a difference: meeting the challenge of identifying and supporting Specific Learning Differences in second language learners’

Smini-sdtephen 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 Mmini-m-gacrory (MMU) and Mike Beaumont (formerly University of Manchester): ‘(Not) picking up the signals: how autism can drop under everybody’s radar’  Click for handout

Vimini-vmctoria Mann (University of Sheffield): ‘Dyslexia and additional language learning’. Click for handout

Tmini-tpony 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. 



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