New Directions in Post-16 English

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A NATE Post-16 & HE Committee Day Conference for teachers of English in post-16 and higher education

21 April 2018

 Lordswood Girls’ School, Knightlow Road, Birmingham B17 8QB

Main Speakers:

Gary Snapper (Oxford University Department of Education & Cheney School, Oxford)

Hugh Lester (WJEC/Eduqas)

Ian Cushing (UCL Department of English Language & Literature & Aston University)

Paul Clayton (Director, NATE)

Timetable:

09.45 Coffee & registration

10.15 Welcome

10.30-12.00 Workshop choice 1:

(a) Gary Snapper: The Craft of the Reader; teaching about interpretation, meaning and ambiguity in poetry
(b) Ian Cushing: Metaphor, metalinguistic discourse & language change
(c) Paul Clayton: GCSE Revision

12.00-12.45 Talk: Hugh Lester, WJEC/Eduqas

13.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Workshop choice 2 :

(a) Gary Snapper: The Craft of the Writer – teaching about form, genre & style in poetry
(b) Ian Cushing: Metaphor, metalinguistic discourse & language change
(c) Paul Clayton: GCSE Revision

 

15.00-15.15 Tea   ♦   15.15-15.45 Plenary   ♦   15.45 Close

 

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