English Language Teaching Event



  • Dates & Times:
    1st March 2019, 10:00 - 22:00 (UTC)
    2nd March 2019, 8:00 - 20:00 (UTC)
    See session specific times below
  • Speakers: Tammy Gregerson, Jon Hird, Zarina Subhan, Philip Haines, Erika Osváth, Anette Igel, Stephen Ryan , Tony Green, Sally Farley, Gordon Stobart, Ushapa Forescue, Patsy Lightbown, Nick Manthei, Oliver Bayley, Joon Lee, Bimali Indrarathne

What if every teacher around the world could attend the same event?

On 1st-2nd March 2019, sixteen ELT experts from across the globe are coming together to deliver free Professional Development talks on Wellbeing, Inclusive Practise, Assessment and EMI.

Let us know when you have registered- on Facebook or Twitter with #myeltoc2019



ELTOC 2019

On 1st and 2nd March 2019 sixteen ELT experts from across the globe are coming together to deliver free Professional Development talks on Wellbeing, Inclusive Practise, Assessment and EMI.

Make sure you’re a part of it!

The two days will be split into 4 Sessions. Each Session will run 4 individual webinars as detailed below. An email will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the start of each Session containing your unique joining link. You can then choose which Session you would like to join, all or only one, and you can stay for as many of the webinars as you would like. Don't miss out and register!

Session 1 - Friday, 1st March 2019

Time (GMT) Theme Title Speaker
10:00amWellbeingMotivationTammy Gregersen
11:00amInclusive PracticesDyslexiaJon Hird
1:00pmAssessmentFor learning - primaryNick Manthei
2:00pmEMI/CLILStrategies - secondaryZarina Subhan

Session 2 - Friday, 1st March 2019

Time (GMT) Theme Title Speaker
5:00pmEMI/CLILUse of L1Philip Haines
6:00pmWellbeingResilienceErika Osváth
8:00pmInclusive PracticesBehaviourAnette Igel
9:00pmAssessmentSelf AssessmentOliver Bayley

Session 3 - Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Time (GMT) Theme Title Speaker
8:00amWellbeingGrowth mindsetStephen Ryan
9:00amEMI/CLILStrategies - primaryJoon Lee
11:00amAssessmentAssessment of LearningTony Green
12:00pmInclusive PracticesInclusion StrategiesSally Farley

Session 4 - Saturday, 2nd March 2019

Time (GMT) Theme Title Speaker
3:00pmInclusive PracticesAcross the SchoolBimali Indrarathne
4:00pmAssessmentFor learning - secondary/adultGordan Stobart
6:00pmWellbeingMindfulnessUshapa Fortescue
7:00pmEMI/CLILBenefits of bilingual educationPatsy Lightbown

Download the event programme.

Let us know which talks you are excited about using the hashtag #myeltoc2019 on Facebook.

Dates and Times

You can check the equivalent time in your country with this time zone converter.

1st & 2nd March 2019

  • UK (UTC) 06:00 - 07:00
  • UAE (GST) 10:00 - 11:00
  • Japan (JST) 15:00 - 16:00
  • Brazil (BRST) 04:00 - 05:00
  • New York (EST) 01:00 - 02:00


Before you register

Please note that all OUP webinars are free of charge, and you may register for as many as you like.

Can’t attend the webinar? Watch the recording in your own time.

If you are not able to attend the webinar, you don’t have to miss out. If you register you will still get a link to the recording of the webinar session in the follow up email.

Before you join the webinar

Please ensure you have a computer (or supported mobile/tablet device), audio speakers and/or working headset and a good quality connection to the internet before attempting to join.

We would recommend that you test your device and network in advance of the webinar by clicking on the below link (not required for mobile/tablet users). The test will run automatically:


You must pass tests 1 to 3, you need not pass test 4 (this is for hosts and presenters only).

Mobile/tablet users

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Joining the webinar

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If you try to log in before the day of the webinar, you may receive an Adobe error message on the login page.

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If you would like a colleague to join the webinar, please ask them to email elt.events@oup.com.


To listen to the webinar, please ensure that you have a suitable headset or speakers.

Headsets must be plugged in before you enter the webinar room.

Please ensure that your audio is switched on and the volume at a suitable level.

Technical Support

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Email Notifications

When registering for a webinar, you will receive the following emails:

  • Registration confirmation email - immediately after registration
  • Invitation email - one day before the webinar, this contains the joining link to access the webinar room
  • Follow-Up email - up to two working days after the webinar

In the follow-up email, attendees will receive:

  • Access to an online Feedback Survey, which you can use to tell us about your experience
  • Personalised Professional Development Certificate
  • Recording of your webinar session
  • Presentation Slides

For further information about registering and taking part in our webinars, please view the Technical Support and FAQ's section of our Webinars page or contact elt.events@oup.com.

Please note that all responses from elt.events@oup.com will be in English.