Attend an event

LASIG regularly organises both face-to-face and online events. Throughout the year, there are local conferences in different cities as well as regular webinars with well-known practitioners of learner autonomy. In addition, a highlight for many English teachers is the IATEFL annual conference, where LASIG hosts a pre-conference event and a SIG day dedicated to showcasing current projects from around the world.

Click here to read about and watch recordings of some past events.

Upcoming events:

Local Conference, Brno

The teacher’s role in development of learner autonomy  21-22 September, 2018 This IATEFL / LASIG conference will explore the specific and ever-changing role that the language teacher plays within the context of autonomous learning. Our main themes include Personalized Learning, Counselling and Empowering Students as we think that redefining the teacher’s role is necessarily interlinked… Continue reading Local Conference, Brno

Local Conference, Essen

Reforming the foreign language classroom – empowering students to take ownership 23 November, 2018 Together with IATEFL / LASIG, the Applied Linguistics-Didactics Section of the Dept. of Anglophone Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen will host a one-day conference on autonomy in language learning. We would like you to join us for our kick-off event… Continue reading Local Conference, Essen

Pre-Conference Event 2019

LASIG’s Pre-Conference Event (PCE) 2019 is taking place on April 1, 2019 in Liverpool. Supporting educators in developing language learner autonomy It is exactly four decades ago that the ‘foundation document’ of learner autonomy was published by the Council of Europe (cf. Holec 1978). Although the term ‘learner autonomy’ has been a buzz word in… Continue reading Pre-Conference Event 2019


LASIG is arranging a series of webinars on issues related to foreign language learner and teacher autonomy. The webinars are free both for members and non members. We are  currently looking for people interested in giving a webinar. The timing of the webinars is flexible. If you are new to webinars, don’t be put off. We… Continue reading Webinars