Date: 11 January 2017
Time: 09.00 – 15.30
Venue: Cambridge Central Library
09.15 – 09.30: Arrival and refreshments.

09.30 – 09.45: Welcome and Introductions (Clodagh Cooney, Project Manager, Association for Language Learning).

09.45 – 10.55: Overview of current Language Futures resources. Teachers form pairs/threes to create additional resources which are then shared with larger group. (Ann Swarbrick, Schools Adviser, Association for Language Learning).

10:55-11:25: ‘Introduction to study skills’ session (Iggy Rhodes, Network Facilitator, Whole Education).

11:25-12.00: Review of existing resources – how do study skills fit in? (Ann Swarbrick, Schools Adviser, Association for Language Learning).

12.00-12:45: Lunch.

12:45-1:45: ‘How to promote student independence’ session, including Q&A. Speaker TBC.

1:45-2:30: Teachers form pairs/threes sharing ideas/resources that encourage student independence (Ann Swarbrick, Schools Adviser, Association for Language Learning).

2:30-3:15: ‘Mentoring models’ feedback from The Mercers’ Company project Clodagh Cooney (Project Manager, Association for Language Learning)

‘How mentoring can foster independence in learners’ Dr Rachel Hawkes (Educational Researcher LF, Director of International Education and Research, Comberton Village College)

3:15-3:30: Next steps: reflections and future plans.

For further information on the event including how to book a place, please contact the Language Futures Project Manager Clodagh Cooney by emailing cc448@le.ac.uk

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