Exploring the use of CEFR for language teaching: benefits and challenges
- Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018, 09:30 – 13:30
- Location: Hillary Place SR (G.18)
- Cost: Free
During this research-based workshop, you will be invited to design and reflect on the use of CEFR for your targeted students in terms of accessibility, feasibility, benefits and challenges.
This workshop aims to promote the good practice of using CEFR (Common European Framework for Reference), the most widely used framework for language assessment, in language teaching, drawing upon key findings of a completed project funded by British Council.
The workshop will be concluded via sharing implications of the completed project for the use of CEFR in language teaching.
09:30 - 09:40 Registration and welcome
09:40 - 10:20 Introducing CEFR, ELPs, peer and self-assessment in language teaching/learning
10:20 - 11:30 Designing peer and self-assessment grids with CEFR descriptors
11:30 - 12:00 Reflecting on design experience in terms of benefits and challenges
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch break (lunch provided)
12:30 - 13:10 Project report and discussion
13:10 - 13:30 Wrap up and look ahead
Please register your attendance and any dietary or special access requirements to Dr Huahui Zhao.
20 places are available on a first-come, first-served basis.