AI for learning – mini-event

Join us on 11 September 2024 for three practical sessions on using AI for personalised, creative and engaging learning. You can watch the live event on Facebook or register to join us on Zoom. 

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You can also watch the event live on our Facebook page. No registration is necessary to watch on Facebook.

About this event

This event focuses on how to use AI to personalise learning and get students involved in designing their own learning experiences. You will also learn practical ways to use AI tools to enhance your learners' language skills and boost their creativity. 

About the sessions

Session 1: How can AI enhance learning experiences?


Joe Dale (UK)

Time and date: 

10.00–11.00 (UK time) 11 September 2024

Session information:

This webinar will demonstrate the role of generative AI in lesson planning, assessment and inclusive practices. You will see how AI can create written records of spoken lectures and discussions, which can then be made into personalised assessments. Additionally, we will explore how AI can support pronunciation and conversation practice and we will look at generating differentiated reading materials. Finally, the session will cover how AI can create bespoke images and enhance image accessibility for all learners.

Session 2: How can we co-design learning experiences with our students?


Josh Underwood (Spain)

Time and date: 

11.15–12.15 (UK time) 11 September 2024

Session information:

How can we help our students take control of their own learning and make mindful use of the resources available in an AI age? This talk will help you design language-learning experiences using AI for and with your students. We will look at examples of design strategies, see example tasks and learn how to be 'mindful' (critical) in our engagement with AI for learning. 

Session 3: How are teachers using AI tools? (panel discussion)


Pilar Capaul (Argentina), Iman Hassan Zain (Egypt), Nurohman (Indonesia)

Time and date:

12.30–13.30 (UK time) 11 September 2024

Session information:

Three expert teachers from around the world discuss how they use AI in their classrooms. 

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You can also watch the event live on our Facebook page. No registration is necessary to watch on Facebook.

About the speakers

Joe Dale is an independent language consultant working with a range of organisations such as the Association for Language Learning and the British Council. He speaks regularly at conferences about AI in education and has trained teachers all over the world in technology and language teaching. See more from him in his Facebook group 'Language teaching with AI'.   

Joshua Underwood works with young learners and teachers in Spain and online. He co-edited a Handbook of Design in Educational Technology and has co-authored for several research publications on learning technology. He is passionate about learning and what it is to be human. For him, being a teacher and teacher trainer is part of this lifelong journey, which has so far included studying biochemistry, cognitive science and AI and UX design. 

Pilar Capaul is an early career teacher from Argentina. She teaches in the private and public sector, and is also the creator of @TeachersofEnglish, an Instagram account in which she shares teaching ideas and resources daily. 

Iman Hassan Zain has taught students of all levels for 17 years in Egypt. She is also a teacher educator supervisor for the British Council. She presented her competition-winning ideas on climate in the classroom in a webinar in November 2023. 

Nurohman has been an English teacher in a vocational school in East Java, Indonesia since 2009. He is also currently a PhD candidate in the field of English Language Teaching in Universitas Negeri Malang, and is interested in digital literacy and educational technology.


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How to watch the webinar

Our webinars are free. They take place in Zoom Events and are also broadcast live on the TeachingEnglish Facebook page. In Zoom and on Facebook, you will receive useful links and attendance certificates. You can ask the speakers questions and interact with other TeachingEnglish community members on both platforms. You do not need any special equipment to watch the webinars apart from a phone or computer with the audio on. Registration is for Zoom only. You do not need to attend every session.

Zoom registration

You should register for the event at the link provided above. In order to receive updates and a link to join the webinar, you will need to provide a valid email address. Your information will not be used for marketing purposes unless you explicitly give us permission to do so during the registration process. For more information about the British Council's privacy policy, please follow this link: Once you have registered for the event, you will receive an email with a link to join the webinar. Please do not delete this email.

If you have any specific accessibility requests, please contact us by email at You should say which webinar you are attending and ask us to contact you regarding your needs. 

If no free tickets for the Zoom event are available, if Zoom is not available in your region, or you would prefer to watch on Facebook, you can do that on our Facebook page.

Instructions for joining a session in the Zoom event

1. Click on the link that was emailed to you when you registered for the event.
2. Enter the email address that you used to register for the event.
3. You will join the 'lobby'. From the lobby you can chat to other participants and ask for help if needed. 
4. From the lobby you will see the session that is either currently live or soon to be live. When a session is live, you can click 'join' to go inside the live Zoom session.

Webinar recordings

All TeachingEnglish webinars are recorded and you will find links to the recordings under the session information on this page between 24 and 48 hours after the live webinar has ended. You can also find the videos on the TeachingEnglish YouTube channel. Recordings will be available to watch for a minimum of six months and up to one year after the live event has ended.

Webinar handouts

PDF handouts from each presenter will be available after the webinars.


Certificates of attendance are available for all attendees. The link to obtain your certificate is provided in the following places:

- at the end of the webinar in the chat box in Zoom and in the moderator's comments on Facebook
- in the 'Thank you for attending email' that you will receive after the webinar if you registered and watched on Zoom.

You should download the certificate to your computer. Once the certificate is saved to your computer, open it and type your name on the certificate. We recommend using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer to do this. You cannot do this from a mobile device.

Code of conduct – participants

Please be respectful at all times to other participants and the presenter. Our webinars are freely available to attend by participants in all countries. Please be aware that comments you make in the general chat may have a negative impact on other participants and their enjoyment of the webinar.

Do not use insulting or offensive language or comments towards other participants or the presenter.

Do not make comments that include cultural references or political references that may be offensive or upsetting to other participants or the presenter.

Any offensive or insulting comments will be deleted, and the participant making the comment will be removed from the webinar.

Do not share any personal information in the general chat that may result in other participants contacting you. This includes addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.

Do not share links to your website or any websites that you are promoting for the purposes of making money.

Comments that include links to paid-for websites for the sole purpose of promotion will be deleted, and you may be removed from the webinar.

Please use the Q&A to ask the presenter questions that are related to the theme or topic of the webinar only. If participant responses to questions are permitted, you should only make comments that are relevant to the question being asked.



Submitted by Cath McLellan on Fri, 07/05/2024 - 07:52

Hi Devsahota

Thanks for your comment - the link is now working, so you can register. Thanks for letting us know and hope you enjoy the event!


TeachingEnglish team

Submitted by Devsahota on Wed, 07/03/2024 - 00:29

May I please know how to register for AI for learning – mini-event on 11 September 2024. The registration link isn't working. Thanks a lot ☺️

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