Welcome to the launch of our registration process for the NZALT 2020 Conference, to be held in Wellington, from 3-5 July 2020.
We will open the conference on Friday 3 July with a pōwhiri at 6.30 pm at Signs of a Nation, Te Papa. This will be followed by the official opening with a guest speaker and refreshments in Te Marae.
Registration packs will be available from 6pm in the entrance foyer. Conference participants will be able to visit Te Papa prior to the pōwhiri.
This newsletter contains information about where and how to register; the costs, including Early Bird registration; accommodation offers; and information on how to submit a proposal for a presentation.
The conference will take place on Saturday and Sunday 4-5 July at Queen Margaret College. Full registration will cover all conference costs, including the conference dinner to be held at Rydges Wellington on Saturday evening.
The NZALT 2020 Conference will be followed by Language-Specific sessions on Monday 6 July. These are being organised by Future Learning Solutions.
Focus of this newsletter: NZALT 2020 Conference: Friday 3 July - Sunday 5 July 2020, Queen Margaret's College, Wellington
- Registration information
- Accommodation offers
- Awards for Registration and Travel costs
- Submissions for presentations
- Keynote Speakers
- Language Immersion Day Monday 6 July run by the Language Advisors and Future Learning Solutions
To register for the NZALT 2020 Conference, please go to the NZALT 2020 Conference site
Here you will find full details of the cost of registration, dates and further information about registration, travel and accommodation awards available to teachers.
Before registering, it's a good idea to make sure you can log in to the NZALT website, as this will simplify your registration process.
A number of awards will be available to language teachers throughout New Zealand to assist them with the registration, travel and accommodation costs for the NZALT 2020 Conference. There are three separate types of awards, full details with an application form can be found here.
A variety of accommodation offers are available ranging from budget to deluxe, all within a 15-minute walk or 5-minute scoot of Queen Margaret College. Please go to this link
to find the full details of the hotels and how to book. We are not able to provide accommodation at Queen Margaret College due to its lack of availability.
Submissions for Presentations
All information about the different types of presentations, as well as how to make a submission and the requirement dates is found at this link: https://nzalt.org.nz/conference/submissions/
Our two keynote speakers are as follows:
Dr. Gianfranco Conti
is known to many language teachers either through his blog or the Facebook page Global Innovative Language Teachers.
Dr. Conti will be the Keynote speaker on Saturday 4 July and will then provide workshops following this presentation on Saturday and Sunday.
Dr. Corinne Seals
will be known to many language teachers throughout New Zealand for her presentations at previous conferences and also at the NZALT LangSems. She is the keynote speaker on Sunday 5 July.
Her work around Translanguaging
is of particular importance to us all as language teachers in Aotearoa.
Language Immersion Day: Monday 6 July
The Language Immersion Day on Monday 6 July is being organised by Future Learning Solutions
. There will be workshops for all languages and full details will be advertised early in 2020.
If you require any information about this day, please contact Future Learning Solutions