Teachers of Spanish in Germany will once again have the chance to attend The Practical Conference, a conference which has become a classic teacher training event, organised by International House Barcelona, the publishers Difusión and the University of Würzburg. This is already the fifteenth such conference. It is coordinated by Neus Sans, Begoña Montmany and Mercedes Rodríguez.
The programme is very comprehensive with plenary sessions and practical workshops and will take place over two days on the 6th and 7th April.
Friday 6th April
13.30-14.30: Enrolment and submission of documents
14.30-14.45: Opening ceremony led by the organisers
14.45-16.15: Lecture: “Groups, a problem or an opportunity?”
José Ángel Medina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
16.45-18.15: Workshops (first session)
18.15-19.15: Thematic discussions in parallel groups
Saturday 7th April
9.30-10.30: Lecture: “The CEFR Companion Volume: a brief description and possible impact on teaching and evaluation.”
Neus Figueras, Universitat de Barcelona
10.30-11.00: Coffee break
11.00-12.30: Workshops (second session)
14.00-15.00: Lecture: “I sell advice, I have none for myself: intercultural competence and teacher training”.
Julián López Medina, Centro de Idiomas de la Universidad de Alicante
15.30-16.45: Workshops (third session)
17.00: Draw and presentation of certificates