Registration for the Image Conference,Athens, is now open

Poster Image Conference with Website Registration for the Image Conference in Athens on 6th and 7th October is now open.

The Image Conference is the annual conference of the Visual Arts Circle, and this year it is being hosted and co-organised by New York College, Athens with the collaboration of the Global Issues SIG of IATEFL. Leading experts and practitioners in the use of images in language learning will share their experiences, insights and know-how and provide participants with an excellent opportunity to enhance their competence in the innovative, critical and creative use of images in language education.

We look forward to seeing you in historic and vibrant Athens.

Emma L. Pratt at the IATEFL Conference Brighton 2018

artist in residence IATEFL 2018 Visual Arts Circle

One of our VAC members, Emma L. Pratt, was invited to participate in a innovative way at IATEFL 2018. Header Image: Detail from “The Ecosytem”, in response to the first plenary about the relationship between research and the classroom. Being Invited to be the Artist in Residence at IATEFL in Brighton 2018 When I was invited to be the artist …

Global Issues SIG and Visual Arts Circle Pre-Conference Event – Brighton 9th April 2018

Social Justice and ELT through the Visual Arts – GISIG and Visual Arts Circle Joint PCE Visual images can be arresting and powerful. We have all at some point in our lives been stunned by a photograph or painting that has resonated with us – the Afghani girl on the cover of National Geographic or Picasso’s Guernica. These images can …

Multimodal Literacy, the Visual Arts & ELT

multimodal literacy and language teaching

Is there a paradigm shift happening in the world of TEFL and language teaching? In this podcast, Emma Pratt talks to Anna Whitcher and Kieran Donaghy about Multimodal Literacy. Kieran and Anna are the dynamic partnership behind the Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice formed for language teachers to explore the visual arts and visual world in their practice …