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University of Essex Language Conference for Teachers - “Transition and Translation”

Wednesday, 8 June, 2016 - 14:00 to 18:00
Event Type: 
East of England
Essex University, Colchester Campus, Room 4N.6.1



The conference is suitable for teachers and trainee teachers of Modern Foreign Languages at secondary schools as well as sixth form or college.


The programme this year includes a presentation by Rhona Thomson from the AQA examination board about the new GCSE and A-Level specifications, practical workshops on how to stimulate creative writing in a foreign language, strategies to teach translation skills, and the emotional intelligence of teachers.


Teachers are invited to contribute to a poster session / bring-and-share discussion with practical ideas on how to teach translation and creative writing, or any other brilliant ideas from their own teaching practice.


Over refreshments there will be opportunities for networking and discussions, sharing views and experiences from the classroom.


Our conference website with more information and material from previous years:


Attendance is free of charge and includes refreshments – the conference is funded by Routes into Languages East.

For more information and to book your place, click here