University of Bath

Schools Language Teachers' Day

Join our free school teachers’ event to connect with the language teaching community in Bath's Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies.

7 Jun 201910.00am
to
7 Jun 20194.30pm
Free
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Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on the development of modern languages

The Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies (PoLIS) at the University of Bath, is pleased to host a free event aimed at school teachers and practitioners in the field of modern languages.

The event will feature workshops and activities designed to foster connections with the language teaching community from PoLIS, and to discuss and reflect on the development of modern languages.

What to expect on the day

Time What's on
From 10:00am Event registration and tea, coffee, and pastries
10:30am Opening and welcome with Head of PoLIS Dr Nick Startin and Admissions Tutor Enrico Cecconi, and presentation of language courses in the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies
11:15am A range of workshops such as Creative Didactic Materials for Language Development, Student Engagement and Production, Research Skills, Strategies for Autonomous Learning, Translation, and Technology Inside and Outside the classroom
12:15pm Lunch (buffet lunch provided)
14:15pm Round table discussion on the workshops to connect with other teachers and share ideas for the classroom for future projects
15:15pm Tea, coffee and biscuits
15:30pm Expert panel session and Q&A with members of staff, students and alumni to talk about studying languages at Bath, the year abroad, careers in languages, and employability
16:30pm Close and optional campus tours with our student ambassadors

Accommodation

If you wish to stay overnight on Thursday 6 June and/or Friday 7 June, campus accommodation is usually available. Please email campus-events-team@bath.ac.uk for more information and to make a booking.