18 February 2014

A Webinar on Learner Autonomy

Lizzie Pinard - Learner autonomy

This webinar looks at the topic of learner autonomy and suggests practical methods that we can use to encourage our learners to move towards being genuinely autonomous outside the classroom.
Date: 19th February 2014
Theme: Autonomy is undoubtedly an ELT buzz-phrase – many of like to say that we are aiming to foster it in our learners but how do we make the step from telling learners it’s a good idea to actually helping them become autonomous? This webinar considers a range of ways to bridge the chasm between the classroom and the valuable learning opportunities beyond it.
About the speaker: Lizzie Pinard has three years of post-qualification teaching experience, but has worked in classrooms since she was a teenager. She has worked as a language assistant in France, taught various ages and levels in Romania, Indonesia and the UK. She recently completed her DELTA, gaining a triple distinction and she is nearing the end of her MA in English Language Teaching at Leeds Metropolitan University.
As well as teaching, she is interested in creating learning materials, doing research projects and presenting at conferences. 

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