1) NATECLA National Conference 2015

Date: Friday 26 – Saturday 27 June 2015

Location: Queen Mary's University, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

NATECLA is delighted to announce details of the National Conference 2015. This leading event in the UK ESOL calendar promises to provide ESOL professionals with the highest quality CPD opportunity - an array of workshops, opportunities to network with colleagues and browse and buy at the resources exhibition. This year, they are delighted to announce Russell Mayne as their exciting keynote speaker. A rising star in the ELT world, his talk on Pseudo Science at IATEFL 2014 captured the attention of the English language teaching world and created a buzz across social media channels.

Ticket prices start at £85. Further information and booking can be found on the NATECLA website.

2) ESOL meets EAL: NATECLA Yorkshire and Humberside Spring Conference

NATECLA and NALDIC (membership body for EAL teachers in schools) are delighted to announce details of an exciting training event bringing teachers in both ESOL and EAL contexts together.

Date: Saturday 16 May 2015

Location: Leeds Beckett University, Caedmon Hall, Headingley Campus, Church Wood Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3QS

There will be a wide range of workshops and probably the first ESOL/EAL 'Teachmeet'. Workshops will include:

  • ‘New ideas in EAL thinking’,
  • ‘Teaching for academic purposes for advanced EAL learners at post 16’, 
  • ‘What do we mean by motivating our learners?’ and much more.

Prices start at £10 for members. Further information and booking can be found on the event web pages.

3) NATECLA Spring Conference 2015, Nottingham

The NATECLA Midlands Spring Half Day Conference, promises to be an unmissable day in the ESOL training calendar.

Date: Friday 22 May 2015

Location: Central Nottingham College, Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6AB

All ESOL practitioners - from managers and researchers to teachers and trainees - are invited to  an innovative programme of practical workshops and networking opportunities:

  • Embedding ICT into the ESOL classroom by Jo Gakonga
  • Making in-class writing fun by Rachael Roberts
  • Literacy for ESOL teachers by Judith Kirsh

Prices start at £10 for members. Further information and booking can be found on the event web pages.