• Dates: 6th - 7th November 2018
  • Speakers: Anne Margaret Smith, Michele Daloiso
  • Times: 9.00 – 13:30 (CET)
  • Locations: Milan, Rome

Join key leaders from the the Oxford University Press ELT Expert Panel for a morning of training dedicated to Special Educational Needs (BES - Bisogni educativi speciali). The speakers will provide an overview of the latest theories as well as practical advice for how to best support learners with special needs.

N.B. Space is limited and these events are likely to sell out quickly, so we encourage you to register early.

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Overview

Oxford ELT Position Papers

The Oxford ELT Position Papers are the culmination of consultancy with members of the Panel and are written by an expert author. With these papers, OUP ELT aims to provide guidance for decision-makers in ELT, translating insights from academic research and classroom practice into recommendations for:

  • Ministries of Education
  • Policymakers
  • Curriculum developers
  • School owners
  • Directors of Studies
  • Head teachers
  • Teachers

Download the Inclusivity Paper free of charge.

Milan

Time Activity
8:30 Registration and materials exhibition
9:00 Introduction to the Oxford ELT Expert Panel initiative - Yordanka Kavalova, Publisher, Oxford University Press
9:30 Inclusive Practices in English Language Teaching - Anne Margaret Smith, Senior Lecturer at University of Cumbria
11:00 Coffee Break and Materials exhibition
11:30 Supporting Learners with Dyslexia - Michele Daloiso, Director of DEAL research group
13:00 Close and Certificates

Rome

Time Activity
8:30 Registration and materials exhibition
9:00 Welcome to Villa Wolkonsky – Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Italian Republic and San Marino
9:15 Introduction to the Oxford ELT Expert Panel initiative - Yordanka Kavalova, Publisher, Oxford University Press
9:45 Inclusive Practices in English Language Teaching - Anne Margaret Smith, Senior Lecturer at University of Cumbria
11:00 Coffee Break and Materials exhibition
11:30 Supporting Learners with Dyslexia - Michele Daloiso, Director of DEAL research group
13:00 Close and Certificates

Speakers

Michele Daloiso is Lecturer in the English Language at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy. He is the founder and director of the DEAL Research Group at the university, which investigates the process of language teaching for students with special educational needs. He is also author of many articles and teaching materials on this topic, including Supporting Learners with Dyslexia in the ELT Classroom (OUP, 2017), shortlisted for the 2018 ELTons Award. His research interests include applied neuropsycholinguistics, early foreign language learning and teaching, language learning strategies, and English language teaching with learners who have specific needs related to language processing, such as dyslexia and language impairment.

Anne Margaret Smith taught English for 25 years in Kenya, Germany, Sweden, and the UK, where she worked at the University of Salford and Lancaster University before becoming Senior Lecturer in TESOL at the University of Cumbria. Co-author of Teaching Languages to Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (2012), she is a dyslexia specialist tutor and assessor, and provides materials, training to teachers, and specialist teaching to learners with dyslexia through her consultancy, ELT well. She is a founding member of the IATEFL special interest group Inclusive Practices and SEN

6th November 2018

Fondazione Stelline
Corso Magenta, 61
Milano
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7th November 2018

Villa Wolkonsky
Residence of the British Ambassador
Via Ludovico di Savoia, 11
Roma
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