Events

 

ALL runs events across the country, ranging from national events such as the annual Language World conference to local network events. CPD offered by our branches, networks and primary hubs is tailored to the needs of teachers in their locality and is run by teachers, for teachers.

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

ALL Peterborough Primary Hub meeting

January 18 @ 16:00 - 18:30

Welcome and refreshments for this event will begin at 4pm. This event will include the following talks: Practical ideas to teach the new GCSE which are easily adaptable for younger learners- Isobel Rodriguez Language Futures: Primary and Secondary- Clodagh Cooney Enthusing the Language Classroom: Tips and Activities for all ages- Jane Driver Vocab Express: Online Language Learning- Alex Marsden Language Projects and Collaboration- Sarah Schechter Please note that this event is free to attend. To book your attendance or for…

ALL Coventry Primary Hub Meeting

January 18 @ 16:00 - 17:00

For further information on this event, or to book your attendance, please contact Anna Grainger.

ALL Yorkshire Winter Series 2017: Session Three

January 18 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Your Language Teaching Toolkit- Taking stock and stocking up with fresh ideas that work! Every now and again comes the time where we feel the need to rethink how we do things and add new ideas and approaches to our repertoire of teaching strategies. To maintain student motivation whilst at the same keeping a healthy work-life balance, we need a variety of go-to activities which promote engagement and progression and also need little or no preparation. This series of events…

ALL Manchester Branch: Update on the new AS/A Level

January 20 @ 10:00 - 12:30

Focus: This event will focus on the new AS/A Level exams. Rhona Thomson from AQA will be a speaker at this event. For more information on this event, or to book your attendance, please contact Gina M Hall.

ALL London ‘The January Event 2018’ and AGM

January 20 @ 10:00 - 13:30

As teachers put into practice the ideas they have had during the year at various training events (ALL January 2017, ALL national conference, ICT Conference) and as A level teachers develop their schemes of work relating to the new syllabuses, there will be plenty to discuss regarding film, and there will also be parallel non-film sessions! Speakers/sessions confirmed so far (as at 9/8/17): ‘Top tips for Apple Clips and multimedia language learning’ – a hands-on session in one of the…

ALL Cambridge Network: Head of Department meeting

January 23 @ 16:30 - 18:00

Focus: The agenda for this event is the new GCSE curriculum, including teaching the different components of the exam, intervention ideas, detailed understanding of the mark schemes and sharing communication from awarding bodies. For more information on this event, or to book your attendance, please contact Rachel Hawkes.

Workload, Wellbeing and the Wow factor as a Head of MFL

January 23 @ 17:00 - 19:30

Presented by Professor Anna Lise Gordon, ALL President and hosted by ALL North East This 2.5 hour CPD session for aspiring and existing Heads of Languages includes a complimentary download of the e-publication, The Head of Languages Handbook, published by the Association for Language Learning.The interactive session focuses on key aspects of the Head of Languages role, highlights some of the current challenges and offers a solutions-focused approach. There will be ample opportunity for discussion and shared learning. We will be exploring…

ALL Portsmouth Primary Hub meeting

January 25 @ 15:30 - 17:00

Focus: This event will focus on 'developing reading skills through languages.' For further information or to book your attendance, please contact Elizabeth Lord.

ALL Yorkshire Winter Series 2017: Session Four

January 25 @ 18:00 - 20:00

Your Language Teaching Toolkit- Taking stock and stocking up with fresh ideas that work! Every now and again comes the time where we feel the need to rethink how we do things and add new ideas and approaches to our repertoire of teaching strategies. To maintain student motivation whilst at the same keeping a healthy work-life balance, we need a variety of go-to activities which promote engagement and progression and also need little or no preparation. This series of events…

ALL Yorkshire Winter Series 2017: Session Five

January 30 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Your Language Teaching Toolkit- Taking stock and stocking up with fresh ideas that work! Every now and again comes the time where we feel the need to rethink how we do things and add new ideas and approaches to our repertoire of teaching strategies. To maintain student motivation whilst at the same keeping a healthy work-life balance, we need a variety of go-to activities which promote engagement and progression and also need little or no preparation. This series of events…

La Chandeleur

February 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

Candlemas The Catholic holiday of Candlemas, on 2 February, is known in France la Chandeleur, Fête de la Lumière,* or jour des crêpes. For further information, see our French Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

Number Day

February 2 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Language Futures

Creative Multilingualism Conference 2018: Creative Multilingual Identities

February 3 @ 09:30 - 16:30

Creative Multilingualism is a four-year research programme investigating the interconnection between linguistic diversity and creativity.  The aim of its two-day conference Creative Multilingual Identities is to explore how creative processes create and shape multilingual identities. Particular areas of focus will include: the fluid nature of people’s linguistic identities in multilingual settings the ways that engaging with artistic/cultural practitioners shapes multilingual identity the relationship between language and multilingual identity parents and teachers working creatively to support young people’s development of their…

ALL Yorkshire Winter Series 2017: Session Six

February 6 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Your Language Teaching Toolkit- Taking stock and stocking up with fresh ideas that work! Every now and again comes the time where we feel the need to rethink how we do things and add new ideas and approaches to our repertoire of teaching strategies. To maintain student motivation whilst at the same keeping a healthy work-life balance, we need a variety of go-to activities which promote engagement and progression and also need little or no preparation. This series of events…

Teach Languages 2018

February 10 @ 09:00 - 16:30

Teach Languages is a conference and exhibition for language teachers organised by Linguascope. Focus: This event will focus on the teaching of grammar. Speakers include Sue Cave, Juliet Park, Isabelle Jones and Judith Rifeser. Please note that there is a cost to attend this event: £60 (£50 + VAT) £48 (£40 + VAT) if booked and paid online Free for Linguascope subscribers There is currently a 50% discount on tickets for this event. Please use the discount code ALL50. You…

El Dia de la Amistad

February 14
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

Friendship Day A day for celebrating friendship, celebrated in several southern South American countries for many years, particularly in Paraguay, where the first World Friendship Day – International Friendship Day was proposed in 1958. For further information, see our Spanish Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

Valentine’s Day

February 14
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

El Dia de San Valentin Happy Valentine’s Day! Check out our Pinterest boards for information, ideas and inspiration! French Festivals – German Festivals – Italian Festivals – Russian Festivals – Spanish Festivals – Ideas for Primary – Teaching Ideas More Than Half of People Learn Languages for Love: A Valentine’s study has discovered that a significant number of people learn a language to improve their attractiveness and impress a loved one.

International Mother Language Day

February 21
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

Created by UNESCO to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism: “Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage. All moves to promote the dissemination of mother tongues will serve not only to encourage linguistic diversity and multilingual education but also to develop fuller awareness of linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world and to inspire solidarity based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue.” Further information: United Nations website – Global Dimension website –…

ALL West of England Conference- ‘ALL for Creativity’

February 24 @ 09:00 - 13:30

ALL for Creativity This annual Saturday morning conference returns for 2018 with a new venue - Winterbourne International Academy in North Bristol. John Rolfe from the British Council will provide a talk at 09:30, before Steven Fawkes delivers the keynote address on the topic of creativity and what it means in the context of the languages classroom. Delegates will have the choice of two workshops to attend between 11:10 to 12:10 and 12:15 to 13:15. A list of workshops can…

ALL Cambridge Network: Languages TeachMeet

February 26 @ 16:30 - 18:00

Focus: The focus of this event is to share ideas and meet fellow MFL teachers. For more information on this event, or to book your attendance, please contact Rachel Hawkes.

ALL Yorkshire Winter Series 2017: Session Seven

February 27 @ 19:00 - 21:00

Your Language Teaching Toolkit- Taking stock and stocking up with fresh ideas that work! Every now and again comes the time where we feel the need to rethink how we do things and add new ideas and approaches to our repertoire of teaching strategies. To maintain student motivation whilst at the same keeping a healthy work-life balance, we need a variety of go-to activities which promote engagement and progression and also need little or no preparation. This series of events…

World Book Day

March 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day first of March, repeating indefinitely

A day to celebrate the joys of books and reading. Find out more on the World Book Day website.

ALL Manchester Branch: Using Film in Language Teaching

March 3 @ 10:00 - 12:30

Focus: This event will focus on the relationship between film and language teaching. Colin Povey will be a speaker at this event. For more information on this event, or to book your attendance, please contact Gina M Hall.

ALL East Sussex Primary Hub Meeting

March 6 @ 15:30 - 17:00

Focus: This event will involve an introductory workshop on eTwinning, led by experienced eTwinning Ambassador, Joe Dale. For further information or to book your attendance, please contact Sarah Timlin.

El Dia de San Jose/el Dia del Padre

March 19
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

St Joseph’s Day/Father’s Day For further information, see our Spanish Festivals Pinterest page, or find out more about important events, special days and festivals.

International Day of Happiness

March 20
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

To promote happiness as a universal goal and aspiration in the lives of human beings around the world. Further background can be found on the UN International Day of Happiness web page.

Journee Internationale de la Francophonie

March 20
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

International Francophonie Day Journée internationale de la Francophonie is observed every March to celebrate the French language and Francophone culture.

World Poetry Day

March 21
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of March, repeating indefinitely

Celebrating poetry and the power of language. World Poetry Day supports linguistic diversity through poetic expression and offers endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities. Further information is available on the UN World Poetry Day web page.

Language World 2018

March 23 - March 24

The Association for Language Learning’s annual conference and CPD event offers a packed programme with speakers from across the languages sector which attracts up to 250 participants a day, with a large number coming from primary and secondary schools. - It's an exhibition: a large and varied exhibition showcasing the latest in language learning resources and support - It's a real boost to your teaching: a great way to recharge your batteries – a two day shot of ideas, advice,…

Language World 2018

March 23 - March 24
+ Export Events

Language World

Language World is ALL’s national conference for teachers of languages. Join your subject community to celebrate language teaching and learning!

Join ALL

Join the Association for Language Learning, and find out more about your professional community

Getting involved

ALL supports and represents different groups of language teachers in the UK, with the help of volunteers around the country.

Pin It on Pinterest