You can download my Powerpoints and Presentation files from here – converted to PDF format.


The Deep History of English:  5000 years of the English language; IH Kyiv 202

The deep history of English: teaching with cognates; ICC Belgrade 2023

English Word Histories, cognates, etymologies in language teaching, IATEFL Harrogate 2023

English Word Histories – Sample Worksheets for Language History in the classroom:

English as a Medium of Instruction: EMI strategies; TIRF/ SusTECH, China 2023

Does Digital Learning work? Evidence from a meta-analysis, EAQUALS Tallinn 2023. Bibliography of references.

Futureproofing your school, Foreign Languages Forum, Heraklion


Leadership in language education, EduNation, Poland 2022


Blended & hybrid learning, an overview, TIRF / SusTECH, China

Systemic reform in government school ELT: challenges and solutions in low resource economies, IATEFL 2021 Online


Language Schools – life after COVID @ 1st Online Foreign Language Forum, Athens


ELTforum – LAMSIG Slovakia Management models for academic manager

Brno Symposium June 2019 – Helping teachers incorporate interculture into the classroom

ICC Conference Berlin 2019 -interculture & language education


British Council IES Conference – Leveraging English

IATEFL BESIG – Futureproof your centre

IATEFL BESIG, Iasi – Intercultural awareness in Business English

ELTForum, Bratislava – CPD Frameworks

ELTForum, Bratislava  – Futureproofing your school

ICC Conference, Santorini – English for the Underserved

ICC Conference, Santorini  – Intercultural Awarenesss

IATEFL Brighton 2018 –  English for the Underserved

CAFL, Zagreb, Feb 2018 – CAFL – opening session

BETT Show – Exporting to ELT markets

EnglishUK – Reasons to be cheerful, part3


British Council Language & Development, Senegal –  English for the underserved

QUEST – ASE Synergies in Communication – English for professional contexts

ICC Berlin 2019 -interculture v2

All In Education – Venice –  English for the underserved

British Council Regional Policy Dialogue, Guadalajara -Systemic change in public education –  Improving state school English

mEducation Alliance – Bridging the divide

ELTNews2017, Athens & Thessalonica -Futureproofing your school

ELTNews2017, Athens & Thessalonica -Digital trends to 2020

LABCI2017, Mexico City – DigitalDirections

Optima, Sofia – Digital trends to 2020

Optima, Sofia –  Beyond General English

Brno2017 – Digital Teacher

EnglishUK North – Digital marketing

InnovateELT2017 – English for the underserved

EAQUALS2017 Riga – Beyond General English

ICC conference 2017, Graz – Speech recognition

ASR References & bibliography

QLS conference 2017, Thessalonica – Futureproofing your school

QLS conference 2017, Thessalonica – Digital trends to 2020

ETAS conference 2017, Zurich – The Digital Teacher


British Council SIEM conference – English for the under-served

Pixel ICT Conference 2016 – Speech Recognition in Language Learning

QUEST 2016 – English for professional contexts: EMI & Interculture

Digital marketing – Cambridge Engish – HE Recruitment Seminar, October 11

EAQUALS2016 – Futureproofing your school


LAMSIG – Engaging staff on innovation

English alone is not enough – IATEFL2015


Speech Recognition and ELT    IATEFL2014


LABCI July 2013 in Lima, Peru

One to One Learning – IATEFL Liverpool, 2013

One-to-One Learning – handout IATEFL2013 – handout of links & references

BETT handheld learning 2013 – BETT Show London,  January 2013


Market Intelligence – China – Royal Society, Sep 2012

Multilingualism + English and 21c skills LSE – London School of Economics, June 2012

English for development – IATEFL Glasgow, April 2012