IH London Future of Training Online Conference

12 November 2022

International House London is excited to announce the date of their annual Future of Training Online Conference which will take place on Saturday November 12th 2022!

Delivery of talks

All talks will be delivered using the zoom platform, so that speakers can be hosted from across the globe. Attendees will be invited to join online, but are also welcome to the Covent Garden School in London to join for discussions, food and drinks!

Plenary Speaker

Scott Thornbury lives in Spain and, until recently, taught on an online MA TESOL program for The New School in New York. Prior to that he taught and trained for International House in Egypt, the UK, and Spain. His writing credits include several award-winning books for teachers on language and methodology. He is also the series editor for the Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers, and a trustee of the Hands Up Project, which promotes drama activities in English for children in under-resourced regions of the Arab world. His website is www.scottthornbury.com

Closing Remarks

Luke Meddings has been a teacher, author and teacher trainer in ELT for over 30 years. In 2000 he co-founded the Dogme in ELT movement with Scott Thornbury; their book, Teaching Unplugged (Delta, 2009) won a British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in 2010, and he has trained extensively since then, sharing ideas with teachers around the world. In 2011 he started the independent e-publishing collective, the round, with Lindsay Clandfield: their book 52: a year of subversive activity for the ELT classroom, was published in 2012. He was previously Deputy Editor of EL Gazette, co-founded an experimental language school in London, and wrote a column and blog on ELT for the Guardian. He also writes about music, and What They Heard: How The Beatles, The Beach Boys and Bob Dylan Listened to Each Other and Changed Music Forever was published by Weatherglass Books in 2021.


Tickets are on sale. Visit the Eventbrite page to book either face-to-face or online tickets.

If you have questions about any of the above, you can email conference@ihlondon.com

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