LASIG: Reforming the foreign language classroom - Empowering students to take ownership

Join the IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG for this event which will be broadcast live from Montessori Berlin.

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Call for papers: 1 July – 15 August
Application Deadline: 15 August 
Notification of Acceptance: 31 September
Talks (20 mins + 10 mins discussion time)

We welcome research based presentations as well as talks on samples of good practice. Please use our registration form to send in your abstract (200-300 words) on any of the following areas:

  • inclusion in the autonomous foreign language classroom 
  • autonomy in highly heterogenous classrooms
  • autonomy in special needs classrooms
  • multilingual learning environments
  • pluri culture learning environments
  • learner profiles and interests
  • merging learning landscapes
  • oracy in open learning scenarios
  • learner-initiated curricula,
  • the roles of the teacher 
  • material and task development
  • A good autonomy classroom experience (max. 3 minutes)‘ – sharing experiences‘ is a possibility. Please indicate the specific area of interest on the registration form. 

Download the Flyer for Call for Papers

The registration form for your paper can be found here. Applications for talks should be sent to: [email protected]

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Booking fees will increase to the standard rate for those delegates who book but do not pay by the earlybird deadline.

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Event details

Event type:

SIG Event
Learner Autonomy


27/11/2021 - 10:00 until 27/11/2021 - 18:00 UK time

United Kingdom


Before Monday 4 October
IATEFL member 6GBP
Non member 10GBP

After Monday 4 October
IATEFL member 10GBP
Non member 14GBP

IATEFL members need to login before registering for this event in order to receive the member discount.