NILE Insights: Critical Perspectives in ELT

Published in International, Webinar on Mar 19, 2021

  • Event Date

    23/03/2021

  • Event Time

    16:00-17:00

  • Event Speaker

    Several

A NILE Insights Panel Discussion with Rose Aylett, Maria Heron and Alan Pulverness, hosted by Jason Skeet

About this Event: 

In a situation of increasing social inequality across the world, as well as the current on-going climate emergency, how and why might language teachers incorporate social justice education into their language teaching practice?

This panel discussion brings together three experienced language teacher trainers to share their thoughts and suggestions about critical perspectives in ELT - looking at the importance of questioning and critiquing our existing materials, practices and language use.

The discussion is likely to raise a number of issues about the needs of language learners, the relationship between learners and teachers in the language classroom, and wider institutional structures and mechanisms.

This Insights session provides a forum for you to connect with a panel of experts to discuss and examine a variety of aspects of critical perspectives in ELT.

Some areas that could be considered:

  • What do we mean by the term 'critical perspectives in ELT’?
  • Are critical thinking and ‘critical perspectives in ELT’ the same thing?
  • Which/whose perspectives need to be critiqued?
  • What are the skills language teachers need if they want to foster critical perspectives in their classroom?

NILE MA Programme Leader Jason Skeet is joined by three panellists bringing different perspectives on the world of critical perspectives in ELT: Rose Aylett, Maria Heron and Alan Pulverness will be answering the host’s and your questions, and some of their own

You can submit your questions in advance or pose them directly to the panel during the live session. Details on how to do this are available upon registration.

This interactive, insightful event is free to all – but places are limited!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nile-insights-critical-perspectives-in-elt-registration-144985428319?utm_campaign=2021_newsflash_insights&utm_medium=email&utm_source=emailmarketing&utm_content=2021-03-19



Next Events

The fit between English language exams and ‘real’ English: How have things changed over the years

24/06/2021 13:00 -14:00
EAQUALS Webinars

'EuroSLA 30' Online Conference

The 30th Conference of the European Second Language Association
30/06/2021 to 03/07/2021
Web

Lifting poetry off the page

03/07/2021 15:00 -16:00
IATEFL Free Webinar

34th Annual APPI Conference 'Teacher & Learner Agency' | July 2021

Online Conference
Registration is now open!
10/07/2021 to 18/07/2021
Web

Latest News

Concurso SELO Europeu

Agência Erasmus+ Portugal
Edição 2021
Candidaturas até 31 agosto
07/06/2021 APPI

34th Annual APPI Online Conference ‘Teacher & Learner Agency’

Date: 10-11 & 17-18 July 2021
Venue: Online
Registration is open!
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS to date
24/05/2021 APPI

34º Congresso Anual APPI Online – “Teacher & Learner Agency” Update

New date: 10th-11th & 17th-18th JULY
Online
19/05/2021 APPI