ELT Conference | academic management programme

English UK ELT Conference

ELT Conference 2023 - academic management programme

Friday 27 January | London and online

Our ELT Conference is the largest annual gathering of UK ELT academic managers and teachers.  This is a fantastic opportunity to discuss best-practice in ELT management and teaching as we step into 2023.

Our 2023 academic management programme takes place as a hybrid in London, at the Leonardo Royal London St Pauls - or online.

Venue address: 10 Godliman Street, London, EC4V 5AJ. View on Google maps.

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In addition, an ELT teaching practice programme will take place online the following week, on the afternoons of Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 February. This is a low-cost event that is free to anyone attending the academic management day. Find out more+

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Academic management programme

  • Developing happy and productive workplaces in uncertain times, with teacher development specialist Afshan Baksh
  • Innovations in products and services, stories from the sector
  • Navigating the challenge of teacher recruitment - panel discussion
  • Performance management and CPD as a route to staff retention, with Dawn Harry, principal at Kaplan International Oxford
  • Retaining and attracting ELT staff post-pandemic, with Shirley Norton, operations director at the London School of English
  • Supporting new teachers, member discussion session
  • Opportunities and challenges of multimodal literacy and ELT, with Jacopo Castaldi PhD, lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Building relationships between your sales/marketing and academic teams, with Steve Tulk from English Path
  • Update on British Council inspections, with Accreditation UK manager Liz McLaren and senior inspector George Pickering
  • How to support neurodiversity in your ELT organisation and classrooms, with SEN specialist Laura Broadbent
  • Managing concerns and allegations of abuse against staff, with Natasha Lawrence, safeguarding manager at MyConcern
  • Let's talk: Lego® Serious Play® with Afshan Baksh

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Academic management programme prices

English UK members: £180 (in-person), £110 (online)

Non-members: £265 (in-person or online) 

> register for the ELT Conference (academic management)

Use your English UK member number as the promo code to access the discount. 


Exhibition opportunities

If you are interested in exhibiting at the venue, please contact Siobhan Baccas

English UK member price: £740 + VAT

Non-member price: £940 + VAT

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Past ELT Conference feedback

"It's the most important event in the EFL calendar!"
- Susanna Wright, Stafford House London

"Inspiring, enthusiastic, knowledgeable speakers that can only enhance the individual teachers, the management, the language schools and most importantly the students themselves"
Duncan Cotton, Kent School of English

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