Language World 2009

Language World 2009

Language World 2009, at the University of Leicester, 3-4 April 2009, was about “Grasping the Nettle”. ALL President Pauline Swanton invited delegates ‘facing all manner of challenges‘, to ‘share experiences and information, learn new skills and catch up on news and...
Language World 2008

Language World 2008

Language World 2008 was at the University of Oxford, 11-12 April 2008. ALL President Helen Myers’ theme was “Pulling the Threads Together”: ‘the chance to …pull together to create strong and sustainable outcomes, resulting in really effective learning’. Plenary...
Language World 2007

Language World 2007

Language World 2007 returned to the University of Oxford, 30-31 March 2007. ALL President David Wilson highlighted the importance of “Expanding Horizons”, and ‘positive messages about the importance of language learning.’ LW2007 Plenary speakers were Lord Dearing, Dr...
Language World 2006

Language World 2006

Language World 2006 “Working Together” was back in the North West, at the University of Manchester, 07-08 April 2006. ALL President Kathy Wicksteed introduced a one day conference on ‘Every Learner Matters’, as well as a wider programme of plenaries and workshops...
Language World 2005

Language World 2005

Language World 2005 was at the University of Kent at Canterbury, 01-03 July 2005. ALL President Barry Jones emphasised “Creating Opportunities”, to enhance teaching & learning, through ICT, innovation, motivation and cross-curricular work. The LW2005 Plenary...
Language World 2004

Language World 2004

Language World 2004 “Reaching Out” came to the University of Oxford, 02-04 April 2004. ALL President Bill Musk aimed to ‘reflect the enriching effect of languages within the education system’, through plenaries such as The Promotion of Language Learning &...

Language World 2003

Language World 2003 “Next Steps” was at the University of Bath, 04-06 April 2003. This year saw the return of Steven Fawkes as ALL President, who echoed the theme of the conference in his welcome to Language World 2003 with the comment that ‘the UK still needs...

Language World 2002

Language World 2002 “Building Bridges” was in York, 12-14 April 2002. ALL President Terry Lamb presided over a jam-packed programme, and provided a jam-packed welcome speech for the conference guide, notably referring to verging on ‘a new era in language...

Language World 2001

Language World 2001 “Motivation… for all!” revisited UMIST in Manchester, 6-8 April 2001, with ALL President Steven Fawkes who referred to ‘the advent of the European Year of Languages in 2001 opening up the international dimension’. This year there...

Language World 2000

Language World 2000: “Celebrating Diversity”, took place at the University of Derby, 30 June – 2 July 2000, a time of ‘shifting sands beneath the feet of modern languages’ with John Trafford at the helm as ALL President. Dr John Dunford OBE,...

Language World 1999

Language World 1999 “Raising Standards” revisited the University of York, 26-28 March 1999. ALL President Peter Downes explained: “(this) is an opportunity for classroom teachers… to refresh themselves with good ideas’. Plenary speakers were: Ralph Tabberer,...

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