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The ALL London January Event 2012

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All are invited to come along to:

The ALL London January Event 2012


Saturday January 21st 2012 9.30 –1.00

and afterwards to the

Annual General Meeting (free) 1.00 – 1.30

Venue: The French Institute

17 Queensberry Place , LONDON SW7 2DT ,  Tel: 020 7073 1350

Tube: South Kensington (District, Circle & Piccadilly Line) – approx 5 minute walk; Buses: 14, 414, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, C1


Provisional Outline Programme:


Registration & tea/coffee and biscuits – the committee will be there to welcome you!

9.55- 10.15

Plenary– Helen Myers , Chair of ALL London .  Welcome & Introductions incl committee members, French Institute staff, and  sponsors

10.20- 11.10               

‘USE IT TOMORROW..100 IDEAS FOR THE MFL CLASSROOM-which involve little or no preparation!’ Sara Sullivan -  Well known  AST MFL and Assistant Head Teacher in charge of Teaching and Learning at the   Woodlands School ( Performing Arts College ), Essex, Winner of ‘Outstanding Achievement in German Teaching’ at German Teacher Awards

and a regular ALL London speaker!  Guaranteed to enthuse everyone!


' No brainer blogging for beginners' Joe Dale , independent consultant, a regular conference speaker, recognised expert on technology and language learning, friend and supporter of our events.  will share how to easily incorporate blogging into your language lessons, enthuse your students and raise standards!

11.15 -11.45

Comfort break / top-up of coffee / chance to ‘network’ / view info sent from corporate members, speakers, the European Commission (loads of freebies!) and Language Institutes.  Sponsored by  Sanako, Vocab Express and Mary Glasgow Publications.

11.50  -12.40

Greg Horton, Advanced Skills Teacher at Wildern School and  UK German Teacher of the Year 2011 talks about his incredibly successful method for encouraging language production: Facilitating spontaneity and debate in the languages classroom. So many people have been asking to hear him, and we are DELIGHTED that at last he can make it!


' No brainer blogging for beginners ' repeat of session above


Round-upBranch notices / ALL events / issue of INSET certificates

1.00 –

Job Application Clinic for PGCE Students.  'What are schools looking for?' with Nick Mair



Annual General Meeting - Chaired by Helen Myers 1. Election /confirmation of committee members; 2. Reports from the Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Languages Committees (Community, French, German, IT, Italian, Spanish); 3. Response to issues raised by Management Board; 4. Issues to be raised with the Management Board (please give advance notice of issues you wish to raise in writing before the event if possible); 5. AOB to be decided!

& next?

Explore London and catch the last of the sales!

FREE to ALL student members; £5 – non-member students;  £10 – members (incl retired) or people who join on the day), £15 – group members, £25 – non-members

 Booking information

As refreshments will be provided, it would be very helpful to know how many people are intending to attend. Please send or email the application form below to Sarah Bowley, by Friday January 13th; otherwise send an email with the information to her.

PLEASE NOTE: To cut down costs and administration time, we won’t send confirmation unless you particularly ask for it... if you have paid, assume you have a place unless you hear otherwise! 

If you need any more information please ask.  Thanks.


Application Form

To: Mrs Sarah Bowley , The Ashcombe School, Dorking , RH4 1LY Urgent queries: 01306 886312

OR, if no time to send form, email info to her: [email protected]

London January Event (+ AGM) ; Saturday 21st January '12, 0930  -1300, (+ 1.00-1.30) Institut français





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£25 – non-members, (why not join on the day and get £15 refunded?!) £15 – group members,

£10 – members and students who are not members  £5 – students; Free: Student members.  Follow this link to join beforehand:


*Please delete as appropriate.


I enclose cheque (payable to ALL-LRB) to the value of £__________ as payment for (No.)_________ persons as listed below (BLOCK CAPITALS please):


Name _________________________________ Member/Group member / Student Non-Member /Student member *


Name _________________________________ Member/Group member / Student Non-Member /Student member *


Name _________________________________ Member/Group member / Student Non-Member /Student member *


Name _________________________________ Member/Group member / Student Non-Member /Student member *



MEMBERS + GROUP MEMBERS (but observers welcome!): AGM 1.00 – 1.30(free)

* I would like to offer to join the committee. Please contact me to discuss what this involves.

* These are issues which I would like to raise: (continue overleaf if necessary)

Please note that we deliberately keep down the cost of courses by subsidising them from ALL funds: we feel that members ought to receive value for the money paid in subscription fees to the Association. Fees charged do not, in any way, reflect the quality of courses offered!

Travel directions web link:


The ALL London June Event

January 21st 2012 9.30 onwards


The French Institute, London
17 Queensberry Place , LONDON SW7 2DT , 

Tel: 020 7073 1350



We would advise you not to come by private car: parking spaces are scarce and expensive in this area of London .


Public transport:
Tube: South Kensington (District, Circle & Piccadilly Line) – approx 5 minute walk;

Buses: 14, 414, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, C1


Number 17 shown below:  NB South Kensington has several exits.