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The Ascentis Teachmeet

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Support and challenge: Your top tips for differentiation in the ESOL classroom


In 2019, NATECLA, in collaboration with Ascentis, is delighted to announce its fifth National Conference Teachmeet:

  • Ascentis logoWhen: Friday 5 July 2019, 17:00 to 18:00
  • Where: NATECLA's 2019 National Conference, Conference Aston, Aston University
  • Theme: Support and Challenge: Your top tips for differentiation in the ESOL classroom 

If you would like to share your most tried and tested activities and/ or approaches on the topic of differentiation (support and challenge), take part in this Year's Teachmeet: the perfect CPD opportunity for those who don't feel ready to deliver a workshop. 


What is a Teachmeet?

Teachmeet - low-resource ESOL activities

A Teachmeet is a series of snappy, 3 minute presentations, held in a relatively informal setting, where you can share your most effective teaching ideas with like-minded practitioners and get some great ideas from other delegates.



How do I get involved?

Entry 1 ESOL  -how to keep learners motivatedTaking part in the Ascentis Teachmeet is easy. Simply:


  1. Think of your best activity / ideas to encourage learners to continue their learning journey outside the classroom
  2. Email Laura Plotnek-Jones (laura@natecla.org.uk) stating a title and brief overview of your presentation and the name of your organisation OR add these details to your National Conference booking form
  3. If you want to, put together a Powerpoint presentation (more images, less text) which illustrates your talk. Bring it to the venue on a USB (memory) stick. This is not compulsory though.
  4. Promote your involvement in the teachmeet via social media using #NATECLA

>> Don't forget to view a video from our Teachmeet last year on YouTube!