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Panel discussion: The future of English language teaching
English is now the global language, connecting people around the world, and the way it is taught is changing. Developments in technology are breaking down barriers and opening up new ideas and ways of teaching. A set of internationally agreed standards for the training of teachers is needed to ensure that qualifications gained locally have currency in all parts of the world.
Join a debate involving some highly experienced international academics, both in person and via live video stream.
Chair: Julian Kenny, Head of English Language Centre, Regent’s University London
Speakers: Padmini Boruah, Paul Seligson, Valeria Franca, Scott Thornbury, David Graddol
18:00: Panel Discussion
19:15: Q&A from the audience (both at the event and online)
20:00: Summation and closing
20:15: Drinks Reception
Find out more and how to register on the event web page.