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.
Friday, April 17, 2020 – Manchester Our 2020 Pre-Conference Event focus is: Defining and contextualizing language learner autonomy: theory and practice There seems to be a growing tendency for ‘autonomy’ and ‘autonomous’ to be used without much awareness of their history in language teaching theory and practice. The 2020 PCE will address this issue. Our… Continue reading PCE 2020
Webinar with Maria de la Paz Adelia Peña Clavel November 18, 2019, 6pm GMT Abstract: In 1998, Mediateca implemented tandem methodology to offer learners a chance to practice and develop their speaking skills with speakers from universities abroad. Since then, this project has grown and now offers these activities to students of French, Chinese, English, Korean German,… Continue reading Webinar: Learning from each other—Teletandem: an environment for enhancing autonomy
National Autonomous University of Mexico National School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation Mediateca The National School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation of the National Autonomous University of Mexico through the Mediateca invites to Independent Learning Association Conference – ILA 2020 in collaboration with the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)… Continue reading ILA-LASIG 2020: Developing Learner Autonomy in Language Learning
We host and sponsor many events throughout the year. Here are some recent events. Recordings of selected events are available for members only. Become a member to view recordings or receive other membership benefits, or contact us if you are already a member. We’ll send you the password. September 6, 2019: Reforming the foreign language… Continue reading Past events