New Directions 2019

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PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS - Thursday 1 July 2021 

08:00 - 9:30 (GMT -5) 
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Workshops - Group 1 

10:00 – 11:30 (GMT -5) 
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Workshops - Group 2 

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MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 1 - Friday 2 July 2021

08:00 – 08:05 (GMT -5) 
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Opening address 

08:10 - 08:50 (GMT -5) 
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Keynote adress: Localisation in learning systems 
Barry O’Sullivan

08:55 – 09:40 (GMT -5)
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Regional plenary montage

10:05 - 10:35 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 1 

10:40 - 11:10 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 2 

11:15 - 11:45 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 3 

11:50 - 12:50 (GMT -5)
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Panel: Teacher and Education training 

13:45 - 14:15 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 4 

14:20 - 15:00 (GMT -5)
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Plenary: Unpacking the concept of language assessment literacy for all key stakeholders
Beverly Baker

15:05 - 15:15 (GMT -5)
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Day 1 Summary & Conclusions 
MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 2 - Saturday 3 July 2021  

08:00 - 09:00 (GMT -5)
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Panel: Assessing speaking at national level 

09:05 - 09:35 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 1 

09:40 - 10:10 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 2 

10:35 - 11:05 (GMT -5)
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Parallel sessions - Group 3 

11:10 - 11:50 (GMT -5)
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Plenary: Developing a localized semi-direct speaking test for young learners in Uruguay
Gabriela Kaplan - Fumiyo Nakatsuhara

11:55 - 12:20 (GMT -5)
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Closing Ceremony 

12:25 - 12:30 (GMT -5)
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Thank you & Goodbye 

Parallel Session Themes

  • Assessing productive skills
  • Professionalising English assessment in learning systems
  • Operationalising the ESP construct 
  • IELTS Strand
  • Assessment in times of Crisis

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