INSET and talks given by the author

Steven has received numerous invitations to speak at events by Classics organisations both in the UK and abroad.

Most recently he has participated or will participate in the following events:

 Forward with Classics available here.

 Starting to Teach Latin available here.

2019

June: American Classical League, New York.

March 30: Book LaunchForward with Classics! at the Ioannou Centre, University of Oxford.

January 3: Classics for All Teacher Training (GCSE Latin) at Blatchington Mill School, Brighton.


2018

December 7: PGCE teacher training at University of Sussex.

November 30: Classics for All London and SE Hub Meeting.

November 27: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3) at Bellerive School.

November 20: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) at Oasis Academy, South Bank, London.

November 13: Classics for All National Meeting.

November 7: Forward with Classics! book reading and discussion at ‘TORCH’ at the Ioannou Centre, Oxford.

November 1: Classics for All Teacher Training (GCSE Latin, Greek) at Fulham Free School.

November: Classics for All Teacher Training (GCSE Latin) at Winston Churchill School, Woking.

November: Classics for All Teacher Training (A level Ancient History) at Burford School, Oxfordshire.

November: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) at Ixworth School.

October 16: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) at Greenshaw School.

October 13: Starting to Teach Classics – Keynote Speech Classics Now!, Manchester Classical Association.

October 9: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) at Oasis Academy, South Bank, London.

September 28: Classics for All Teacher Training (Entry level certificate) at Bishop Challoner’s School, London..

September 24: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) at Bellerive School, Liverpool.

September 12-16: IB Diploma Programme for Classical Languages Curriculum Review, Development Meeting. The Hague, Netherlands.

September 5: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) at Birmingham University.

August 24: Euroclassica annual conference. University College London. ‘What is the Latin which we teach in schools?’

July 30 – August 3: Director of ArLT Summer School at Uppingham School, Uppingham. Including sessions on KS4 Latin and Teaching Classics using Educational Technology.

July 19: The Woodroffe School, Lyme Regis. Teacher training (KS4 Latin).

July 16-17: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) for Bishop Challoner’s School, London.

July 11-12 July: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) for Broadoak School, Weston Super Mare.

July 5: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 and KS4 Latin) for Winston Churchill School, Woking.

July 3: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 Latin) for Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Faversham.

June 29: Classics for All Teacher Training (KS3 and KS4 Latin) for Winston Churchill School, Woking.

June 28: Elm Tree and Dell Primary Schools, Lowestoft. Teacher training (KS2 Latin).

June 26: Liverpool College. Teacher training.

June 21: Initial Teacher Training for Primary Schools at Ryde Academy, Isle of Wight.

June 16: Hands-Up Education event at the Museum of London. Teaching Classical Civilisation Literature. Talk and discussion.

June 12: Teaching CLC: Guildford Classical Association Teachmeet, St Catherine’s School. Talk and discussion.

June 11: Classics for All teacher training for Skinners’ Academy.

June 9: Teaching Classics: Birmingham Classical Association. Talk and discussion.

April 13: Classics for All training event at Bishop Challoner’s School, London.

April 6-9: Classical Association Annual Conference, Leicester. CUCD Panel: Communicative Latin Teaching in Schools and Universities: paper to present and workshop; convener of ARLT Panel on classroom pedagogy.

March 29: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

March 26: Classics teachers’ event at Lea Manor High School, Luton, for Classics for All.

21 March: Classics teachers’ event for the Manchester Classical Association.

14 March: Classics for All training event at Addey and Stanhope School.

February 26: Classics for All training event at Hope Valley College, Derbyshire.

February 22: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

February 20: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University.

February 13: Initial Teacher Training with Cambridge PGCE at Bath Museum.

February 12: Initial Teacher Training for the KCL PGCE, London.

February 2: Initial Teacher Training for the Sussex PGCE, University of Sussex.

January 29: Classics for All training event at Aureus School, Didcot.

January 25: Classics for All event at King’s College London.

January 25: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

January 18: Classics for All Training event at Gildridge House School, Eastbourne.

January 15: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool.

January 11: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool.

January 4: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.


2017

December 4-5: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University.

November 20-21: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University.

November 30 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

November 27-28 2017: Teacher Training (KS3) at The Woodroffe School, Lyme Regis

November 21 2017: Classics for All Training event, London. CfA hubs presentation; The State of Classics Education.

November 6-7 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University.

October 19 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

October 10 2017: Teacher Training with Minimus at Wisborough Primary School, Billingshurst.

October 5 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

October 3 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University.

September 26 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Liverpool Hope University.

September 21 2017: Teachmeet at Norwich Castle Museum for VI Form Classics Teachers in the Norwich area.

September 18-19 2017: Teacher Training at St Leonard’s Academy, West St Leonards.

September 14 2017: Initial Teacher Training at Harris Academies ITE, London.

September 13 2017: Teaching Students with Anxiety Conference: ‘Narrative, Fantasy and Latin; a teenager talks about his worlds’. Paper at TLAR at the Institute of Classical Studies, London.

September 11 2017: PGCE Cambridge and PGCE Harris Academy Initial Teacher Education courses commence.

September 6 2017: Teacher Training at Southborough School, Surbiton

September 5 2017: Teacher Training with Minimus at Elm Tree Primary School, Lowestoft.

July 2017: Teacher training at Peacehaven Community School, East Sussex.

July 2017: Teacher training at Norwich Castle.

July 2017: Teacher training at Stowupland School, Suffolk.

July 2017: Teacher training at Manningtree High School, Essex.

July 2017: Teacher training at St Leonard’s Academy, East Sussex

July 2017: Association for Latin Teaching Summer School, Uppingham School. Starting to Teach CLC.

June 2017: American Classical League Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, US: ‘The Reading Approach IS Comprehensible Input.’

June 2017: CSCP Annual Conference, Cambridge. ‘Starting to Teach the CLC’ and ‘The narrative matters: CLC scope and sequence’.

May 2017: Teacher Training for the Sussex PGCE: ‘Rome as our classroom.’ Rome, Italy.

May 2017: Teacher Training at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred

April 2017: Classical Association Annual Conference, Canterbury. Round table discussion on ‘University-School Classics Outreach’.

April 2017: Minimus training day at the University of Birmingham

April 2017: Teacher Training for the Australian Classical Association, Sydney, Australia

March 2017: Teacher Training for Grieg City Academy, London.

March 2017: Association for Latin Teaching INSET, Solihull: ‘Communicative approaches to Latin teaching’

March 2017: Teacher Training on the Sussex Classics PGCE ‘ICT and Latin teaching’ and ‘Teaching Latin Literature’

March 2017: Teacher Training for Jewish Community School, London.

February 2017: Classics for All Teacher Training, London: ‘Teaching challenging Latin grammar’ and ‘Teaching Latin literature’.

gegynog-hallgregynog-hall2January 2017: Starting to Teach Classics conference, Newtown, Wales. ‘Why offer Classics in our schools?‘ and ‘Teaching Latin language’

January 2017: Meeting with Minister for Education, Wales, to discuss the provision of training for the Welsh Education Department.


2016

November 2016: Filming for Latin teaching, at University of Oxford.

October 2016: Book-signing at Bloomsbury, in conversation with Professor Edith Hall (KCL).edith-and-me

October 2016: Training observation for Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT.

September 2016: PGCE Cambridge starts. Harris Academy ITT starts.

August 2016: Classics for All ‘Beginners’ Latin’ Training at UCL.

July 2016: ARLT Summer School at Ratcliffe College, Leicester. ‘Teaching CLC for beginners’.

June 2016: Panel speaker at the Prince’s Trust Institute, Homerton College, Cambridge.

April 2016: Classical Association Conference: Paper for the CUCD Panel ‘Gove’s Classicists’ on the state of Classics teaching under the new education reforms; chaired Living Latin panel; presented at the CfA round table discussion on Teaching Classics in the UK.

March 2016: Lecture at University of Sussex for the PGCE in Classics ‘ICT and Latin teaching’ and ‘Teaching Latin literature’.

March 2016: ARLT INSET Day at UCL: ‘CLC Digital resources – classroom practice’.

February 2016: Discussion with Ministry for Education, Wales, about Classics in the Curriculum and Initial Teacher Education.

February 2016: ICT and Classics teacher training at King’s College, London, for the PGCE.

February 2016: Living Latin Conference, at Fordham University, New York, US.

February 2016: Teacher Training for CfA in Cardiff.

January 2016: Teacher Training workshops for WJEC in London and Birmingham.

January 2016: Presentation on teaching approaches for the Classical Association, Manchester.

January 2016: Teacher Training for CfA at Harris Academy Bromley.


2015

November 2015: Seminar at University of Swansea.

October 2015: Teacher Training for CfA at Plymouth: Devonport School for Boys.

September 2015: Classics in Communities Conference, Cambridge. Organized the conference.

July 2015: ARLT Summer School, Monmouth. ‘Teaching CLC for Beginners’.

July 2015: Classical Association of South Africa Biennial Conference: Paper: ‘Developments in Classics Education in the UK 2010 to the present.’

June 2015: Storrs, USA: ACL Workshops.

April 2015:  Classical Association Conference, University of Bristol. Conference paper: ‘Growing Classics in state schools: initiatives to increase opportunities for Classics teacher training in response to government policy 2013-14.’

March 2015: Classics and the CLC, workshop at University of Sussex PGCE.

March 2015: Teacher Training talk at University of Swansea.

March 2015: ARLT INSET, Leeds. Workshop on CLC.

March 2015: Teacher Training talk at University of Cambridge.

February 2015: ICT and Classics teacher training at King’s College, London, for the PGCE.

February 2015: Teacher Training talk at University of Reading.

February 2015: Teacher Training at University of Exeter.

February 2015: Teacher Training talk  at University of Nottingham.

February 2015: Teacher Training at University of Liverpool.


2014

November 2014: Talk to potential Classics teachers at University of Warwick.

August 2014: DfE / CSCP Teacher Training week-long course for non-specialists, at St Katharine’s College, Oxford.

July 2014: ARLT Summer School, Durham. ‘Teaching CLC’.

July 2014: Teacher Training in East Dereham for non-specialists.

July 2014: INSET for teachers at Wadham College, Oxford.

June 2014: Williamsburg, USA: ACL Workshops.

May 2014: Teacher Training in North Walsham for non-specialists.

April 2014: Classical Association Conference, University of Nottingham. Conference paper: ‘Teaching Controversial Subjects in the Secondary School. ‘

March 2104: CSCP INSET ‘Language Skills for CLC Books 3 and 4’ for non-specialists and beginning teachers. Manchester.

February 2014: INSET training event at King’s College, London on ‘ICT and Classics teaching.’

February 2014: Teaching Workshop for BA students at the University of Nottingham.

February 2014: iLatin and eGreek conference, London. presented a paper on ‘Digital technology in the secondary Classics classroom.’


2013

December 2013: CSCP INSET ‘Language Skills for CLC Books 1 and 2’ for non-specialists and beginning teachers. Manchester.

December 2013: CSCP INSET ‘Teaching CLC Book 1’ for non-specialists and beginning teachers. London.

November 2013: Invited Speaker at the Classics in Communities Conference. ‘The North Norfolk Latin Cluster project: a Case Study.’ Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

November 2013: Seminar: ‘Primary School Teaching Opportunities.’ With London Network for Languages, University of Westminster.

November 2013: Myth Workshop for MA students at the University of Nottingham.

October 2013: Teacher Training Development INSET at the School of St Anne and St Katharine, Abingdon.

September 2013: JACT Classical Civilization INSET at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford.

July 2013: NACCP workshops in Memphis, USA,  on ‘Teaching the CLC’ for American teachers.

June 2013: Memphis, USA: ACL pre-institute: Workshops (with Will Griffiths) ‘(How) does the reading approach work?’

June 2013: CSCP / British Museum presentation: ‘Using material culture to teach about the Romans’ (with Richard Woff).

June 2013: Keynote Speaker at GreekForYou International Symposium, Bristol. ‘Making Greek count.’

April 2013: North Walsham High School, Norfolk. Training workshops on starting to teach Latin for non-specialist teachers.

April 2013: Politeia round-table discussion on Latin and the Government’s proposed EBCs.

April 2013: Classical Association Conference, Reading. Conference paper: ‘The impact of the higher fees regime on applicants for teacher training in Classics.’

March 2103: INSET Training event for the GSA at Edgbaston High School, on ‘New ways of teaching Latin Literature.’

March 2013: OCR stakeholder forum on new GCSEs and A Levels, Cambridge.

March 2013: CUCD Classics forum at Downing College, Cambridge.

March 2013: INSET training event at King’s School, Taunton, on ‘ICT and Prep School Latin.’

March 2013: ARLT INSET training at Loughborough Grammar School on ‘Teaching CLC Book 1.’

February 2013: INSET training event at King’s College, London on ‘ICT and Classics teaching.’

February 2013: INSET training event at Henrietta Barnett School, North London, on ‘New ways of teaching GCSE and A Level Latin Literature.’

January 2013: Presentation about Teacher Training for Classics at the invitation of Lord Aberdare to the Teaching Agency, London.

January 2013: Presentation about Classics in Independent – State School Partnerships at the ISSP Forum, Department of Education, London.


2012

December 2012: Politeia round-table discussion on Latin and the Government’s proposed EBCs.

December 2012: British Museum round-table discussion on the Pompeii Exhibition.

November 2012: University of Cambridge. Talk for Classics graduate and employment event.

August 2012: CSCP, New York. Workshops on ‘Teaching the CLC’ for US teachers.

July 2012: CSCP, Dallas. Workshops on ‘Teaching the CLC’ for US teachers.

July 2012: ARLT Summer School, Moreton Hall School, Oswestry. Workshops on ‘Using the CLC Digital Resources.’

June 2012: CSCP Annual Conference, Cambridge. Workshop on ‘Teaching CLC Book 3 on a limited timetable.’

June 2012: Classics for All, London. Conference on strategies for extending opportunities for the study of Classics in state maintained schools.

May 2012: North Walsham High School, Norfolk. Workshops on starting to teach Latin for non-specialist teachers.

May 2012: Varndean College, E Sussex. Workshops on starting to teach latin for non-specialist teachers.

May 2012: Merton College, Oxford. Development of a new website for JACT.

April 2012: OCR, Cambridge. PGCE, GTP and NQT training event.

April 2012: Classical Association Conference, Exeter. Presented a paper on ‘The experiences of GTP teacher trainees in Classics.’

February 2012: University of Leeds. Talk to a Classics graduate and employment event.

January 2012: King’s College London. Classics and ICT workshop.


2011

November 2011: Wadham College, Oxford. Organised and presented at Classics in Comprehensives conference. ‘Why do Headteachers want Latin?’

November 2011: Wadham College, Oxford. Didaskalos Conference on Ancient History Teaching.

October 2011: The British School at Rome. Organsied joint BSR / JACT workshops for ‘Teaching extra-mural Classics.’

September 2011: The British Museum / JACT. Workshop on ‘Teaching extra-mural Classics.’

July 2011: ARLT Summer School, Charterhouse School, Guildford.Workshops on ‘Active apporaches to teaching Greek drama.’

June 2011: CSCP Annual Conference, Cambridge. Workshops on ‘Teaching Latin on a limited timetable.’

June 2011: JACT / Friends of Classics ‘Red Book’ conference.

May 2011: The Stephen Perse Foundation. Comenius visit to Trier.

may 2011: JACT INSET, Liverpool. Seminar on teacher training.

March 2011: WJEC INSET, Birmingham and London. Workshop on ‘Teaching CLC Books 1 and 2 for the non-specialist.’

February 2011: University of Leeds. Talk for the Classic graduate and employment event.


2010

December 2010: University of Warwick. Talk for the Classics graduate and employment event.

September 2010: JACT INSET, London. Workshop on ‘Digital technology and Classics.’

July 2010: ARLT Summer School, Sheffield. Workshops on ‘Blending language and cultural background in the CLC.’


2009

September 2009: JACT INSET, London. Keynote lecture: ‘(R)evolution in Classics.’

July 2009: ARLT Summer School, Bristol. Keynote lecture: ‘Classics now and in the future.’ Workshop on differentiation and Classics.

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