jon hird

 

teacher       trainer       materials writer

Conferences, talks, workshops, webinars, training and teaching

2020

 

January - March

Teaching at The University of Oxford Foundations of Diplomacy course (HilaryTerm 2019-2020)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

 

February

Macmillan Training Day Dortmund & Hannover, Germany (7th & 8th)

Workshops: Speaking Activities in the Classroom / Making it Personal

 

Macmillan Training Day, Moscow  (14th)

Talk: Speaking Activities in the Classroom / Making it Personal

 

IH BKC conference, Moscow (15th & 16th)

Plenary: Do you Speak 2020? Aspects of Contemporary English

Workshops: Speaking Activities in the Classroom / Making it Personal

 

 

March

TESOL Spain 43rd Annual National Convention, Salamanca (6th to 8th)

Selecting, Adapting and Designing Materials for Learners with Dyslexia

 

Nowa Era Teacher Training Event, Katowice, Poland (28th)

Talk: TBC

 

 

April - June

Teaching and Tutor on the Oxford Advanced Pre-sessional Course for Graduate Students at The University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2019-2020)

Modules: English Grammar / Advanced Pronunciation Practice / Presentation Skills / IELTS

 

 

April

54th International IATEFL Conference, Manchester, UK (17th to 21st)

Talk: Classroom Test Material for Learners with Dyslexia (IPSEN/TEASIG PCE)

 

 

May

BETA Conference, Bulgaria (2nd & 3rd) - TBC

Talk: TBC

 

 

June

Macmillan Training Day Karlsruhe & Freiburg, Germany (19th & 20th)

Workshops: Speaking Activities in the Classroom / Making it Personal

 

 

July - August

Tutor at The University of Oxford, Worcester College: two 2-week English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar (26th July to 8th August & 9th to 22nd August)

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

 

 

October - December

Teaching at The University of Oxford: Foundations of Diplomacy course (Michaelmas Term 2020-2021)

Modules: English Grammar / Professional and Diplomatic Communication Skills

 

 

October

Macmillan Training Days in Düsseldorf and Frankfurt, Germany (30th &31st)

Workshops: Speaking Activities in the Classroom / Making it Personal

 

 

November

TESOL Italy, Rome (TBC)

Talk: TBC

 

Macmillan Training Days in Germany (TBC)

Talk: Speaking Activities in the Classroom / Making it Personal