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ISMLA Bulletin — April 2022

ISMLA Conference 2022



 VENUE The King’s School, Macclesfield, Cheshire (Map)
TIMINGS 0930 – 1600




Prof Li Wei, Dean of the Institute of Education, UCL Social cognition, languages and multilingualism
Beatrice Parolin, Rugby School Motivation in the secondary languages classroom: an in-school project
Oli Abbott, Cheadle Hulme School Lesson activities in MFL: takeaways to try in your classrooms
Suzanne Graham, University of Reading Making sense of the new MFL GCSE, MFL Research Review and critical responses to it
Prof Nicola McLelland, University of Nottingham The Language teaching and curriculum reform: lessons from the past
Sascha Stollhans, University of Leeds Aspects of Linguistics in Secondary MFL: inclusive language and linguistic variation
Dr Carmen Herrero, Manchester Metropolitan University Learning to look: visual analysis applied to language teaching 
Dr Marcela Cazzoli, Durham University Decolonising the Curriculum in MFL
Marian Devons, Hillington Primary School Enhancing pupils’ cultural capital within the KS2/3 languages classroom
Pierre Pillet, Charterhouse School DELF as an alternative or additional curriculum


•      Brand new buildings and campus at the King’s School, Macclesfield

•      Includes lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities throughout the day

•      Exhibition featuring ML-related publishers, products and services and ML

TRANSPORT National Rail: Macclesfield.
Parking available on-site. Easy access to M6, M1 and M60 motorways.


ISMLA member secondaries: £120 [early bird before 23/05/22: £100]
ISMLA member junior/prep: £50 [early bird before 23/05/22: £40]
Non-member independent schools: £160 [early bird before 23/05/22: £145 ]
Maintained sector schools: £50 [early bird before 23/05/22: £40]
Schools purchasing more than one ticket receive £20 per head discount on all tickets beyond the first attendee                 
BOOKING Booking form here.

Schools which previously booked a place for the January 2022 conference at Charterhouse – which was cancelled due to Covid – do not need to repay. Please email admin@ismla.co.uk and state whether you would like to roll-over, amend or cancel your existing registration

PAYMENT BACS payments should be directed to 

HSBC, 85 Lewisham High Street,
Lewisham, London,
SE13 6BE

Sort code: 40-04-15
Account number: 51372572

Swift code/(BIC8): HBUKGB4B

IBAN: GB11HBUK40041551372572

Branch ID Code: HBUKGB4141F

Please direct any queries to admin@ismla.co.uk