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The ALL London January Event 2024

January 13, 2024 @ 10:00 - 14:00

£10 – £35

The Blue Room: Registration & tea/coffee and biscuits – the committee will be there to welcome you! Opportunity for Job offers + seekers to match up!

10.00 NFT3: Introduction, welcome and essential up-dates from ALL and BFI (Helen Myers (ALL Chair), Nick Mair (ALL Vice Chair)+ Carol-Mei Barker (BFI education)) incl encouragement to match Job offers + seekers
10.20-11.25 NFT3: ‘Getting ready for new GCSE 2026’ Presentation of latest information and panel discussion about realistic, practical ways for preparing. Chair: David Blow (ALL Fellow) Presenters and discussants: Helen Myers (ALL), Adam Lamb (Head of Learning Area Languages). Supported by representatives of Awarding Organisations: AQA and Pearson (Eduqas tbc).


Studio Cinema: Primary + KS3 focus: Sharing good practice, Led by the ALL London Primary Hub Quartet: Cara BleimanNadine Chadier, Jayne Gill & Miriam Paridjanian

11.30- 12.00 The Blue Room: Comfort break / top-up of coffee / chance to ‘network’ / view info from corporate members (incl AOs), speakers, and our sponsors and to soak up the feeling of being in a beautiful venue by the Thames! Job offers and seekers encouraged to meet up! Please bring own mug if possible to save the environment!
The following sessions are all about how to motivate students beyond the classroom, whether far or near! We have invited practitioners to share their experiences and top tips!
1205 – 12.35 NFT3: ‘Running residentials’ featuring Eva Lamb, Chair at ALL Yorkshire, HOD King Edward VII School, Sheffield; Sarah Hau, HOD Newstead Wood School and other experienced colleagues


Studio Cinema: ‘School-based extra curricular / linguistic experiences Cara Bleiman, Mary Heath, David Shanks and other colleagues

12.40- 13.10 NFT3: ‘Running exchanges’ contributions from experienced colleagues


Studio Cinema: Day trips, UK and abroad incl BFI film days Nadine Chadier, Mary Heath, Wanda Marshall, Judith Rifeser, David Shanks and other colleagues

13:15 – 14.00 The Blue Room:

‘Getting your Years 10 and 11 ready for current GCSE: An Update for Teachers’ /Examiner report feedback. Judith Rowland-Jones, Head of Curriculum: Languages, AQA; others tbc


Job Application Clinic for Students. ‘What are schools looking for?’ [then join GCSE session] with Nick Mair, Director of Languages, Dulwich College, ISMLA, Vice Chair ALL London. A ‘Must’ for trainee teachers preparing CVs, applications and interviews from an experienced and inspiring teacher and manager!

14.10 – 14.30 AGM working lunch! Annual General Meeting – Chaired by Helen Myers 1. Election /confirmation of committee members; 2. Reports from the Chair, Secretary, Treasurer; 3. Response to issues raised by Management Board; 4. Issues to be raised with the Management Board (please give advance notice of issues you wish to raise in writing before the event if possible); 5. AOB
& next? Why not book to see one of the films being shown in the afternoon?

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