National Association for the Teaching of English
49th Annual Conference
English: The subject of discussion
Park Inn by Radisson, York
Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS – Workshops and Seminars
Proposals are invited for workshops and seminars at this conference. The
deadline for proposals is November 30th 2011; proposers will receive
feedback by January 31st 2012.
We are keen to receive as many proposals as possible. Presenters are also
invited to submit a version of their work to one of NATE’s publications.
Workshops – length: two hours
We are seeking to present a range of workshops for teachers covering age
ranges from primary to post-16, a number of aspects of mainstream English
teaching and a number of specialist areas. Workshops should provide
interactive sessions involving participants in practical work and discussion.
Workshop presenters will be entitled to a discount of £125 from any chosen
conference attendance package.
This only applies to one presenter per workshop and not co-presenters.
Seminars – length: one hour
Seminar sessions are intended to provide the opportunity for presenters to
disseminate ideas about resources, methods, ideas or issues in a different
format from workshops or research papers for a mixed audience. The session
may take the form of a demonstration or talk with opportunities for questions
or discussion. Workshop and research presenters are welcome to offer a
Further guidance on workshops and seminars is available from Ian McNeilly
(email@example.com). Completed proposals should be sent to Ian by
email. Please include your name when creating the file name. There is a
separate application process for the conference’s research strand. Please
contact Ian for details. See overleaf for the proposal form for workshops and
Title: First Name: Surname:
Best landline and mobile numbers:
Are you a member of NATE?:
Is your proposal for a workshop or seminar?:
Please tick or highlight any which are relevant:
FE HE subject specialism
Initial teacher education Researcher
Please state any equipment you will need. Each workshop room will have a
data projector, screen, flip chart, marker pens and paper. Please bring your
own laptop as NATE will not supply one. Please do not presume any other
equipment will be available. An AV technician will be on hand to offer support.
Please provide a title and a 200 word outline of your proposal to be used as
an entry in the conference programme. Please continue on a separate sheet
of paper if necessary.