jon hird

 

teacher       trainer       materials writer

Conferences, talks, workshops, webinars, training and teaching

2017

 

January

 

International House World Academic Managers and Trainers Conference, London, UK

Plenary talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: literacy and wider issues

 

January - March

 

teaching at The University of Oxford (HilaryTerm 2016-2017)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

February

 

OUP Teacher Development Day, Riga, Latvia

Talks: Extended Speaking in the Classroom / Grammar Games in the Classroom

 

March

 

HUPE Conference, Šibenik, Croatia

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: literacy and wider issues  

Workshop: Dyslexia and Learning English: teaching grammar and vocabulary

 

April - June

 

teaching at The University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2016-2017)

Module: English Grammar / IELTS

 

June

 

tutor on OTA (Oxford Teachers' Academy) teacher training course at Worcester College, University of Oxford

Course: Engaging Learners in and Beyond the Classroom

Plenary lecture:  Aspects of Contemporary English

 

July - August

 

tutor on OTA (Oxford Teachers' Academy) Masterclass at Worcester College, University of Oxford

Course: Teaching Students with Dyslexia

Plenary lecture:  Aspects of Contemporary English

 

tutor on The University of Oxford's two-week English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar at Exeter College

Workshops: Exploring Grammar: Words, Clauses, Sentences and Beyond / Contemporary English: Teaching a Changing Language

Plenary lecture: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

August - September

 

tutor at the University of Oxford, Worcester College

4-week Academic English course for Kyoto University students

 

September

 

AISLi DoS Days conference, Italy

Talk: Aspects of Contemporary English: to teach or not to teach?

 

26th IATEFL Poland Conference

Plenary: So, er, today I’d like to, er, talk about ... assessing speaking

Workshop: Extended Speaking in the Classroom

 

‘Formative Assessment in Foreign Language Teaching’ Conference, Warsaw University, Poland

Talk: Formative Assessment of Spoken English

 

Britanico Annual Teachers' Convention, Lima, Peru

Talk: Do you Speak 2017? Aspects of Contemporary English

Workshop: Grammar Games in the Classroom / Extended Speaking in the Classroom

 

October - December

 

teaching at The University of Oxford (Michaelmas Term 2017-2018)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

October

 

International House Conference, Milan, Italy

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: literacy and wider issues

 

ICONFLE Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus

Talk: Do you Speak 2017? Aspects of Contemporary English

 

International House Conference, Reggio Calabria/Palermo, Italy

Talk: Dyslexia and Learning English: literacy and wider issues

Workshop: tbc

 

November

 

TESOL Italy, Rome

Talk: tbc

Workshop: tbc

 

EAP conference at MISiS University, Moscow, Russia

Plenary: Planning and extended speaking

Workshop: So, er, today I’d like to, er, talk about ... assessing speaking

 

 

2016

 

January

 

International House World Academic Managers and Trainers Conference, London, UK

Plenary talk: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

January - March

 

teaching at The University of Oxford (HilaryTerm 2015-2016)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills / Listening and Speaking Skills / IELTS

 

March

 

International House Young Learner Conference 2016, Malta

Talk: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

1st Scientific and Didactic Conference: Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Assessment in Foreign Language Teaching and Proficiency Testing, Katowice, Poland

Talks: Standardising Assessment of Speaking by non-native Speakers of English / Formative Assessment in Speaking

 

April - June

 

teaching at The University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2015-2016)

Module: English Grammar / Listening and Speaking Skills

 

April

 

50th International IATEFL Conference, Birmingham, UK

Workshop: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

May

 

The Teachers Club, Dublin, Ireland

Workshop: Grammar Games in the Classroom

 

ELTA Conference, Belgrade, Serbia

Plenary: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

Workshop: Grammar Games in the Classroom

 

June

 

tutor on OTA (Oxford Teachers' Academy) teacher training course at Worcester College, University of Oxford

Engaging Learners in and Beyond the Classroom 

 

July - August

 

Oxford English Language Teachers' Academy Summer School

Plenary lecture:  Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

tutor on The University of Oxford's two-week English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar at Exeter College.

Workshops: Exploring Grammar: Words, Clauses, Sentences and Beyond / Contemporary English: Teaching a Changing Language

Plenary lecture:  Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

August - September

 

tutor at the University of Oxford, Worcester College

4-week Academic English course for Kyoto University students

 

September

 

International Conference for ELT: Bucharest, Romania

Plenary lecture: Do you Speak 2016? Aspects of Contemporary English

Workshops: Extended Speaking in the Classroom

 

25th IATEFL Poland Conference, Szczecin and events in Warsaw, Poznan, Krakow

Talk: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

Workshop: Grammar Games in the Classroom

 

October - December

 

teaching at The University of Oxford (Michaelmas Term 2016-2017)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

October

 

International House Conference, Milan, Italy

Talk: Reaching Every Student in the Classroom: Dyslexia and Learning English

 

November

 

TESOL Italy National Convention, Rome

Talk: It's Different, Spoken Grammar

Workshop: Grammar Games in the Classroom