Conferences

‘Teaching Latin as L3 in Scotland’, Scottish National Centre for Languages 1+2 summer school for regional language leaders, University of Strathclyde (July 2017)

‘Classics education and 21st century skills’, Classics Symposium, Redborne School, Bedfordshire (July 2017)

‘An overview of Classics education policy and assessment considerations in four nations of the UK’, Advocating Classics Education project launch, King’s College London (July 2017)

‘Learning lessons from the past: cultivating cultural literacy through Classics’, Cultural Literacy in Europe conference, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw (May 2017)

‘Classics education in UK schools – policy, progress and proposals’, „Natales Grate Numeras?“ conference, University of Zadar, Croatia (April 2017)

‘What impact does learning Latin have on children’s cognitive development?’, ResearchED, Oxford (April 2017)

‘Reinventing the Classics: teaching Latin and Ancient Greek at KS2′, Association for Language Learning ‘Language World’ conference, University of Nottingham (March 2017)

‘Classical rhetoric in contemporary classrooms: an opportunity to develop responsible citizenship?’, Network for Oratory and Politics, University of Glasgow (November 2016)

‘Classical rhetoric and responsible citizenship: boosting oracy through Latin’, Keynote to Scottish Council of Independent Schools conference, Perth (November 2016, keynote speaker)

‘Oracy, rhetoric and critical skills’, Oracy across the curriculum conference, London (September 2016, event organiser)

‘What impact does learning Latin have on children’s cognitive development?’, British Educational Research Association Conference, Leeds (September 2016)

‘Widening access to Classics through Classical Civilisation and Ancient History: the ‘FORTGRIT’ project’, OCR Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Oxford (June 2016, keynote speaker)

‘Boosting engagement in Latin lessons: secrets of success’, Prince’s Teaching Institute, Homerton College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (June 2016)

‘Which languages should the children of Britain learn?’, British Curriculum Foundation launch event, London (June 2016)

‘Why teach rhetoric?’, University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, Cambridge (June 2016)

‘Classical Greek Language in schools: an update on policy and practice’, Hellenic Centre, London (June 2016)

‘Bringing Latin to life! Interactive teaching and learning in Latin classrooms’, University of Washington in the High School, Seattle (May 2016, invited speaker)

‘Supporting and extending Classical Language education in UK classrooms: the Classics in Communities project’, Classical Association of Canada conference, Quebec City (May 2016, guest speaker)

‘Online, distance and blended learning in Classics education’,UC Leuven Limberg, Belgium (May 2016, invited speaker)

‘What impact does learning Latin have on children’s cognitive development?’, Classical Association Conference, University of Edinburgh (April 2016)

‘Classical education in the UK: boom or bust?’, 147th Society for Classical Studies Conference, San Francisco (January 2016)

‘Classics in Communities: research design and aims’, Access to Classics in Schools and Communities: two years on, University of Cambridge (September 2015)

‘The impact of the Classics in Communities project – school/FE/HE collaboration, teacher training, research and (interim) results’, Classical Association of South Africa conference, North-West University, Potchefstroom (July 2015)

‘The Classics in Communities project: interim results’, Classical Association of the UK conference, University of Bristol (April 2015)

‘The revitalisation of Scots and Gaelic: “national” language planning in a regional context’, 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, Honolulu (February 2015)

‘Bringing Classical languages to life through reading competitions’, Fabula Agiture conference, University of Grenoble, France (January 2015)

‘Indigenous language education policy: what can Scotland learn from Hawaii?’, International Small Island Studies Association conference, University of Penghu, Taiwan  (October 2014)

‘Classical education in UK and New Zealand schools: an international revival?’, Athens to Aotearoa conference, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand (September 2014)‘Rhetoric for democratic deliberation: a response to four common criticisms’, Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network, University of York (May 2014)

‘Creating a broad and balanced curriculum while cultivating critical learners – an overview of 3-18 curriculum reform in Scotland’, Presentation to Victoria Department for Education and Early Childhood Development, Melbourne (February 2014)

‘The study of Classics in the UK – boom or bust?’, Guest lecturer at Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University at Long Beach (September 2013), University of Melbourne (February 2014) and University of Sydney/Pymble Ladies’ College (March 2014)

‘Culture based education and rigorous assessment: are they irreconcilable?’, University of Hawaii at Manoa Faculty Lecture (open to public) (October 2013)

‘Educational research and the Classics’, Making an impact with your PhD, Glasgow University (February 2013)

‘Defending rhetoric on the school curriculum’, Life Beyond the PhD conference, Windsor (August 2012)

‘Getting started with GCSE Greek’, Scottish National Good Practice Conference in Classics, Glasgow (May 2011)

‘Increasing Motivation in Latin literature lessons using SMART technology’, Scottish Learning Festival, Glasgow (September 2009)

‘Ensuring the future of Scotland’s Classical Tradition: the schoolteachers’ crusade’, Classical Association Conference, Glasgow (April 2009)