Light On - ELT Online Conference

11-12 February 2021

Victoria International House Ancona and Jesi are hosting their sixth annual ELT Conference online on February 11th and 12th. The event is free and open for all teachers to attend.

The ‘Light On’ conference sessions will feature many sessions to help reinforce the pillars of teaching and learning during these challenging times of change and uncertainty.

From storytelling to using imagery, interactive games and technology, to positive psychology, it promises to be a very worthwhile event filled with practical and thought-provoking sessions.

If you would like to attend, please register here.

Session line-up

Thursday 11th February – Primary

09.00-09.10 – Welcome and Opening, Chantelle Walsh

09.10-09.30 – If you’re happy and you know it…, Olivia Price-Bates

09.30-09.45 – The power of reading and storytelling in language learning, Giorgia Gasparoni

09.45-09.50 – Meet Fox&Owl, LanguageCert Young Learners' , Paola Giuliani 

09.50-10.15 – Team-building activities for the primary classroom, Lucie Cotterill

10.20-11.00 – Go green and kind. Agenda 2030 e life skills in classe, Maria Grazia Bertarini (Eli sponsored talk)

11.00-11.15 – Break

11.15-11.25 – Eli updates, Ruediger Scherpe (ELI/National Geographic Learning Sponsored talk)

11.25-11.50 – Tell it like it is, Doreen Finke

11.50-12.30 – Ideas and activities for developing a sense of well-being in the primary classroom for teachers and students, Donatella Fitzgerald (Pearson sponsored talk)

12.35-13.05 – The power of pictures, Mascia Calcich

12.55-13.05 – Pearson updates, Jim Robinson

13.05-13.20 – VICTORIA Lighting ahead, Giuseppe Romagnoli

13.20-13.25 – Closing and thank you!, Chantelle Walsh

Friday 12th February – Secondary

09.00-09.10 – Welcome and opening, Chantelle Walsh

09.10-09.40 – Creating, connecting and collaborating – the 21st century learning space, Sophie Bennett

09.40-10.05 – ‘Making teens the stars of the show’, Emma Folan

0.05-10.15 – Pearson updates, Jim Robinson

10.20-11.00 – Using images to engage teens, Lindsay Warwick (Pearson sponsored talk)

11.00-11.05 – Exploring Online Exams with Live Remote Invigilation, Paola Giuliani LanguageCert 

11.05-11.20 – Break

11.20-11.30 – Eli updates, Ruediger Scherpe (ELI/National Geographic Learning Sponsored talk)

11.30-12.10 – Promoting global sustainability and 21st century skills through TED, Alex Warren (ELI/National Geographic Learning Sponsored talk)

12.10-12.35 – Using stories to build connections, Anna Pires

12.35-12.45 – Oxford updates, Marcus Mattia

12.50-13.30 – Express yourself! Using Oracy to go beyond ‘speaking skills’ and help students really communicate, Christopher Gritton (OXFORD sponsored talk)

13.30-13.35 – VICTORIA Lighting ahead, Giuseppe Romagnoli

13.35-13.30 – Closing and thank you!, Chantelle Walsh