Past events

We host and sponsor many events throughout the year. Here are some recent events; some with recordings or materials.

17 April 2023: PCE in Harrogate with plenary speaker Annamaria Pinter

19 November 2022: webinar: Universal Sharing-and-Caring Advising, Well-Becoming, and Narrativising with Tim Murphey

17 September 2022: one-day conference on autonomy in language learning: Reforming the foreign language classroom – empowering students to take ownership III

15 May 2022: PCE in Belfast with plenary speaker Sarah Mercer

15 January 2022: Teacher Autonomy in the EFL Classroom: How to Teach Ourselves to Fish for a Lifetime with Ebru Sınar Okutucu and Metin Esen.

September 11, 2021: IATEFL LASIG Post-Conference Event. Our 2021 PCE focused on Defining and contextualizing language learner autonomy: theory and practice and featured David Little as our plenary speaker, two interactive workshops by Frank Lacey and Carmen Becker/Annika Albrecht, as well as several mini-presentations.

ILA-LASIG 2021: Developing Learner Autonomy in Language Learning
Conference with National Autonomous University of Mexico National School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation Mediateca 
Keynote by Lourdes Ortega
Keynote by Jo Mynard
Keynote by Anja Burkert
Keynote by Katherine Thorton
Keynote by María de Lourdes Cuéllar Valcárcel
Keynote by Christina Gkonou

Why, how and what of advising in language learning 2
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Satoko Kato, Gamze Güven Yalçın and Stephanie Lea Howard
April 2021

Supporting teacher and learner agency
December 2020

Language learner autonomy: what, why and how?
IATEFL LASIG webinar with David Little and panel
30 June 2020

Turning to tech in the age of distance
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Lucius Von Joo
13 June 2020

Strengthening the teacher – student relationship while supporting autonomy
8 May 2020

Autonomy in the time of Corona: supporting learners and teachers in turbulent days
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Sarah Mercer
1 April 2020

Why, how and what of advising in language learning
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Satoko Kato
11 March 2020

Learning from each other – Teletándem an environment for enhancing autonomy
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Maria de la Paz Adelia Peña Clavel
18 November 2019

Promoting interaction and dialogue in the university classroom
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Anja Burkert
1 June 2019

PCE 2019:

Self Organised Learning Environments
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Varinder Unlu
21 September 2018

Augmented reality for encouraging out-of-class learning
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Hayo Reinders
26 January 2018

Hyper polyglots: what can they teach us?
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Scott Thornbury
19 October 2017

From passive objects of research to active co-researchers: children developing autonomous skills
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Annamaria Pinter
3 June 2017

Locating autonomous practices in contemporary arenas for language learning
IATEFL LASIG Webinar Cynthia White
6 May 2017

Learner autonomy and the educational inclusion of primary pupils from immigrant families
IATEFL LASIG webinar with David Little
10 December 2016

Language learning beyond the classroom
IATEFL LASIG webinar with David Nunan
12 November 2016

The value of experience in teacher education for learner autonomy
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Manuel Jiménez Raya
17 October 2015

Learning strategies and learner autonomy
IATEFL LASIG webinar with Anna Uhl Chamot
19 September 2015