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About This Webinar

This first TeachMeet MFL Icons event aims to bring together MFL teachers to celebrate the start of a new school year. We are looking forward and thinking about how we motivate our students and look after ourselves as we return to the classroom. What more appropriate day to do this than European Day of Languages?!

This event is free to watch "live". You may choose to pre-order your on demand recording, handouts and bonus resources of this event so you can always go back to it. Click here to pre-order the recording and resources in advance https://www.bigmarker.com/teachmeeticons/TMMFLIcons-September-Pre-order-recording-and-resources

When: Saturday, September 26, 2020 · 10:00:00 AM · London
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Who can attend? Everyone
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
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Mrs
27 years of experience teaching French, Spanish and a little bit of German in secondary schools in England, former Head of Languages in 2 different schools, qualified teacher/interpreter, CPD Trainer, PGCE mentor, blogger, member of ALL Executive Council
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Mr
Ollie is slightly obsessed with Pedro Almodóvar and Federico García Lorca and has been teaching in South Wales for four years. He has seen an improvement in AS Spanish uptake year on year during this period of time. Ollie is interested in the teaching of literature at KS5 and publishes a free weekly Spanish newsletter for students called Boletín on TES.
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Teacher of French and German
Rachel has been teaching for 9 years and is a former Head of Department. She works in a school in England and is passionate about improving pupils' memory, motivation, and love of language learning.
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Dannielle Warren is a French and Spanish teacher, former ITT student mentor and author of '100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding MFL Lessons'. She is passionate about sharing teaching ideas and resources and does so regularly through social media and her blog.
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Lead practitioner at Greenshaw High School
Ex Head of Spanish , GCSE examiner.
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Head of French and Instruction Lead at Dixons Trinity Chapeltown, an all-through free school which opened in Leeds in 2018.
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Elena Díaz is an experienced Head of MFL, Research Lead and a Specialist Leader in Education who has held a variety of pastoral and academic positions in schools across the Northeast. She is an author and presenter and has worked with Pixl, Seneca Learning, Quizlet and the Association of Language Learning. She currently works full time at the NELT Bedlington Academy in Northumberland.
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Head of German and Teacher of Spanish (11-18). Writer/Ed con. for BBC Bitesize KS3 German.
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Adam Lamb
School-wide Lead Practitioner; Key Stage 4 MFL Lead and an avid runner. Living in London; northerner at heart.
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Founder
I am a former teacher of 12 years, 5 of which as a senior leader at a school in Central London. I started Pupil Progress with the students and teachers in mind - how can we get the information teachers need to teach, faster, and with less stress. We are striving to support schools in seeing their students reach their full potential
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A primary middle leader, leading the subjects of History, RE and MFL.
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Director of Teaching School
I am Director of Teaching School for an Academy Trust in the north-west of England but most importantly I am passionate about teaching and learning and educational research in general as well as teaching MFL. I am a MFL SLE as well as a ELE for my local Research School.
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Back to motivate our pupils!
Jennifer Wozniak, Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning, ELE and Specialist Leader of Education in T&L and MFL at The Hollins in Lancashire has a wide experience of teaching French from KS1 to KS4. She has been involved in school-to -school support. Jennifer has a real passion for teaching languages and talking about language learning.
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Professor of Education
Anna Lise was a modern language teacher and local authority advisor before moving into Initial Teacher Education. She is Director of the Institute of Education at St Mary's University which trains about a 1000 new teachers each year, including modern language enthusiasts. Anna Lise's research interests focus on the resilience and wellbeing of teachers, including factors which enable thriving in the profession for modern language teachers. Anna Lise is a former President of the Association of Language Learning.
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Team members from TeachmeetIcons
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TeachMeet MFL Icons Coordinator
Bex Nobes is the Coordinator for TeachMeet MFL Icons. She is passionate about teachers directing their own CPD which has lead to her becoming one of the first Chartered Teachers, a member of the council of the Chartered College of Teaching and founding the Twitter #MFLChat.
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TeachMeet MFL Icons Team Member
Hannah is a French and Spanish teacher located in Manchester. She is currently in her fourth year of teaching in a secondary academy and she is passionate about CPD and how research can be implemented within her own classroom.
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Lead Practitioner and Head of Spanish at St. Wilfrid’s RC College, South Shields. Rosanna is a Teach First 2016 ambassador and co-runs an educational charity in the North East, Head Start. She loves all things Hispanic and is a Subject Advocate for Spanish as part of the ConnectEd platform run by Schools North East.
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Speaking in and out of the Covid classroom through a blended learning approach
Joe Dale is an independent languages consultant from the UK who works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council, the BBC, Skype, Microsoft and The Guardian. He was host of the TES MFL forum for six years, former SSAT Languages Lead Practitioner, a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and language learning. He has spoken at conferences and run training courses in Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, the Far East and Australasia. He was a member of the Ministerial Steering Group on languages for the UK coalition government and advised on the Linguanet Worldwide project for The Language Company. He created ICT activities for the new Institut Français, ALL and Network for Languages Primary French Project Niveau Bleu, Blanc and Rouge courses and was short-listed for a NAACE Impact Award in 2013 too. Joe supported the Erasmus Plus project Conflict to Cooperation with 5 European countries and is currently involved in the Supporting Schools Reform in Algeria project through the British Council. He was recently described in a Guardian article as an 'MFL guru' and 'the man behind the #mfltwitterati.'.
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Wellbeing: Boundaries not Burnout. Finding your "Querencia".
Lizzy's purpose is to ensure educators and learners achieve well-being and overcome barriers to learning through coaching, consultancy and training. Her work is based on 18 years of teaching, senior leadership, and Headship and is embedded within the principles of positive psychology. Lizzy is a passionate advocate of flexible working and inclusion, fuelled by her own experience as a 'sandwich' carer. A committed life-long learner who would spend a lottery win on studying not shoes, you'll find Lizzy wandering the Suffolk coast at the weekends with her children and new puppy, Cosmo.
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Miss
Lucy is the National Coordinator for the MFL Student Mentoring Project, based at Cardiff University, and has recently taken on the role of Project Manager for Language Horizons, a DfE funded digital mentoring project for languages which is drawing to a close. In the last 18 months Lucy has also acted as a research assistant on an AHRC Open World Research Initiative project. Lucy is developing her expertise in pedagogical approaches to language learning both at a research and practical level. Currently working with particular interest on the interface between mentoring, learner motivation and online technology, Lucy has been instrumental in developing Language Horizons, and is looking to advance her work on engagement factors impacting upon uptake of MFLs as well as pedagogical approaches to teaching languages. Lucy has published on the work of the MFL Student Mentoring in a variety of forums.
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