Upcoming events

NCELP sessions at upcoming external event(s): Inspirational Curriculum Design in languages…to ensure success, Rachel Hawkes, 27 November 2019, PiXL MFL Conference 2019 Curriculum Design: Intent, Implementation and Impact in Languages at KS3 (and KS4), Rachel Hawkes, 28 November 2019, King Edward II School, Sheffield (part of the ALL Winter Series) Vocabulary, Rachel Hawkes, 30 November 2019,…

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NCELP showcase at the ALL Yorkshire Winter Series

The Association for Language Learning (ALL) Yorkshire Winter Series will showcase the work of NCELP. The series title is: Towards Excellence. Understanding, Improving and Promoting Language Learning. All sessions will take place at 5.30 – 7.00pm at the King Edward VII School, Sheffield. Sessions are as follows: Session 1 Curriculum Design: Intent, Implementation and Impact…

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Rachel Hawkes presents at the ISMLA Conference

Rachel Hawkes gave a presentation at the ISMLA Conference, The Beacon School, Buckinghamshire on Wednesday 9 October 2019. Small step-changes in our practice can sometimes have a significant impact on the learning in our classrooms. In this session Rachel gave an introduction to the research- and practice-informed NCELP pedagogy being developed in response to the…

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Rachel Hawkes talks about Motivation at French Teachers’ Day, Institut Français

Rachel Hawkes gave a presentation at the French Teachers’ Days, Institut Français, London on Saturday 5 October 2019. In this session she briefly reviewed motivation for language learning in the UK context then, leaving aside factors beyond teachers’ control, focused on the practical pedagogy and classroom factors that teachers can influence to increase the intrinsic motivation of…

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Successful NCELP Residential

The second NCELP residential took place at the University of Oxford on 6-7 September 2019. Once again, the two day residential brought together 18 Specialist Teachers with researchers, CPD providers and resource developers. Themes for the conference were the online digital game ‘Gaming Grammar’, using and balancing the target language and English in the classroom,…

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