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AFTV 2024 Online Conference

Posted 7 Dec '23

The AFTV is pleased to offer an online conference in 2024

A practical approach to building intrinsic motivation in the languages classroom

Participate in a full day of professional learning starting with a presentation from an international inspiring guest speaker and a variety of innovative workshops, including on the topic of inclusive language, teaching interculturality, motivating students and supporting students of all abilities.

Venue Online (Zoom)

Date Monday 25 March 2024

Time 8.30am to 3pm

Bookings close Monday 18 March

Guest speaker - Dr Liam Printer

Overview The webinar will take 45 minutes with a further 15 minutes at the end for a Q&A session. This interactive and practical workshop will provide attendees with classroom based, evidence-informed, strategies that will build enthusiastic engagement among language learners, leading to heightened intrinsic motivation for both the teacher and their students. Participants will leave this session with an understanding of Self-Determination Theory of intrinsic motivation as well as a host of low-prep, easy to implement, classroom activities based on educational research that are proven to build motivation in the classroom. Dr Printer will also present an overview of his research findings on the motivational impact of using co-created stories in the languages classroom, with strategies on how to implement the TPRS approach.

Presenter Bio Dr Liam Printer hosts The Motivated Classroom podcast and was most recently the Leader of Pedagogical Innovation and Approaches to Learning at the International School of Lausanne in Switzerland where he also teaches Spanish in the middle and high school. The podcast was listed in the Top 5% of all downloaded podcasts worldwide in 2022 with over 350,000 listens to date. Dr Printer's Doctorate in Education focussed on motivation and teaching languages through storytelling and his research has been published in four peer reviewed journals. He has been invited as the keynote speaker at the Irish Association of Spanish Teachers national conference, The Dynamic Language Learning Conference in the Netherlands, The French Teachers Association National Conference, The Agen Conference Europe and The Goethe Institute in London, among others. Dr Printer has worked as an educational consultant with schools in Australia, Finland, China, Luxembourg, Belgium, Denmark and Switzerland. For a more detailed bio please visit: https://www.liamprinter.com/about.html

Early bird rates (Until Monday 1 March)

AFTV Members government schools | $75

AFTV Members independent or Catholic schools | $100

Non AFTV Members government schools | $125

Non AFTV Members independent or Catholic schools | $150

Regular rates

AFTV Members government schools | $100

AFTV Members independent or Catholic schools |  $125

Non AFTV Members government schools | $150

Non AFTV Members independent or Catholic schools | $175

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PLEASE NOTE
If you require an invoice for your finance department, please click here to access the AFTV proforma invoice. The purpose of this invoice is for you to fill it out and give to your finance department to make an online payment by credit card. We don't have an EFT facility for payments.


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