IH AMT Online Conference 2022

17-21 January 2022

We’re pleased to invite you to the annual IHWO Academic Management & Trainers Conference, held online in 2022.

We are looking forward to seeing you all at the conference this year. All International House DOSes and teacher trainers welcome! 

Participants will be from all over the world and there will be a mixture of plenaries and workshops with both managerial content and practical classroom ideas.

As always we are looking forward to sharing the wealth of expertise in the IH network. This will be an opportunity to share old and new ideas, to explore principles and procedures of teaching and to collaborate with the wonderful IH  community.

Download the conference programme here

Conference timetable

IH World - Monday 17th January  13:00 -15:55

Conference Opening and IH World Update - Lucy Horsefield

Create a better, more sustainable future - Beccy Wigglesworth

Introducing the IHWO Life Skills Courses - Dave Cleary, Lucie Cotterill & Diana England

The changing geography of teams - Monica Green

Teaching - Tuesday 18th January 08:00 -13:30

Room 1:

Welcome to Day 2

Practical ideas to support teachers who are scared of teaching mixed-ability classes - Alena Chigrinova

The Impact of the Dogme approach on everyday classes - Ibrahim Gamal

Teaching tips for the OET - Lewis Richards

SAI (Special Area of Interest) Assessment Group Feedback with Abeer Okaz, followed by discussion

Macmillan Education – An update from Macmillan

Guest Plenary Speaker

Room 2:

Welcome to Day 2

The importance of developing soft skills for EFL teachers - Anastasiia Dereviankina

Project Development: from 'Scratch' to Riches' - Tatyana Lutchenko

Hello L1, I'm L2, nice to meet you - Marie Pepper

Training - Wednesday 19th January 11:00 – 15:45

Welcome to Day 3

Shifting sands: Causes, impacts and strategies to manage Trainer Trainer Imposter Phenomenon- Marie Willoughby

Trinity College London - What’s New at Trinity: Developments in Teacher Education

Guest Plenary: Stress management - Gerhard Erasmus

Things I would never say at an IH conference - Estelle Hélouin

SAI In-Service Teacher Development Group Feedback from Robert Martinez, followed by discussion

Digital - Thursday 20th January 13:30 – 17:45

Welcome to Day 4

Guest Plenary: Digital Literacies and Innovations in Teacher Training: Opportunities and Challenges - Dr Christina Nicole Giannikas

Room 1

Virtual Reality in the Hybrid Classroom - John Glew-O'Leary

Where do we go from here? From “Response Pedagogy” To Post-Pandemic Education - Alastair Grant

Room 2:

Padlet - Sebastian Nothhelfer

It’s a zoom out there! What we’ve learned from teaching VYL online - Sisi Rabenstein

Managing - Friday 21st January 09:00 – 15:00; 16:00 - 19:30

Welcome to Day 5

Does my bum look big in this? - Dave Cleary

LanguageCert- Update from LanguageCert

Small Change, Big Impact - Caroline Turner

Guest Plenary: Managing Your Team’s Professional Development and Wellbeing in Turbulent Times - Fiona Dunlop 

SAI Management Issues Group Feedback from Glenn Standish, followed by discussion

Modern Languages meeting with the IHWO Language Advisors 

Welcome back to day 5 

Up for a Challenge? - Diana England

Drag Race IH - Chloé Pakeman, Giovanni Licata, Jennifer Holden

AMT closing ceremony

Thank you to our Partners

Thank you to our sponsors

Register for the conference here

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