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Eaquals International Conference 2020: It’s for everyone!
Save the date: 2 – 4 April 2020 in Belfast, United Kingdom at Europa Hotel
Our annual conference is open to all language education professionals – you don’t have to be an Eaquals member to attend. The 3-day event provides a rich programme of professional development for centre owners and directors as well as academic staff.
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Call for Speakers
Our call for speakers is now open. The 2020 conference programme will be organised under 5 main themes:
- Language teaching and learning
- Course design, CEFR and assessment
- Staff development
- Leadership and Management
- Business and Marketing
We are looking for practical topics and case studies that will actively engage participants.
Proposals MUST link to one of the conference strands (please choose the strand that is the best fit) and meet at least two of the criteria below:
- Practical solutions for participants to use in their institutions
- Explore trends and developments that are current and applicable
- Focus on language learning from the perspective of several different languages and/or different educational contexts
Format of presentations and workshops
These will be delivered as breakout sessions for up to a maximum of 50 participants.
Presentations will be delivered in 40-minute slots. Your presentation should take no more than 35 minutes and you should allow 5 minutes at the end for a question and answer session.
Workshops must be interactive and may be a forum for sharing expertise between participants. They will be delivered in 60-minute slots.
Apply online by submitting your proposal before 16th October 2019Submit your proposal
The conference programme will be published here once proposals have been accepted and finalised.
The event runs from 0930 on 2 April until 1800 on Saturday 4 April 2020.
There will be a full-day Management Training Workshop on Thursday 2 April for everyone, and on the same date, a full day of professional development sessions for appointed Eaquals inspectors.
On Friday 3 and Saturday 4 April, there will be a rich mix of plenary talks, presentations and practical workshops delivered by external experts and representatives of Eaquals-member institutions. The Eaquals AGM during the conference on Friday, when an alternative workshop programme is provided for delegates who are not yet members of Eaquals.