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 25th European English Teachers' Seminar

The Seminar is open to all teachers of English at secondary schools and colleges. The aim of the Seminar is to bring participants up to date with developments in English language and literature, introduce ideas for classroom use and provide information on contemporary British and cultural issues. The programme offers a balance of academic lectures and practical sessions with a range of networking events and theatre visits.Photo of Claire Pollard with teachers Sessions include:

  • Developments in the uses of the English language
  • New fiction
  • Workshop and play at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Education and community issues in Britain
  • Delegates' discussion groups
  • Backstage tour of the National Theatres
  • A session with a contemporary poet & author
  • Social evening

The European English Teachers’ Seminar takes place in West London and delegates would be able to opt for bed and breakfast accommodation with local families. Delegates may be eligible for funding through the Comenius or Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Programme and participants should apply directly to the Comenius and Grundtvig agencies in their own countries.

NOTE: The European English Teachers' Seminar is not being offered in 2014.