YLTSIG Mini Course: Using and creating images & art in the English language classroom to inspire primary learners.

Join IATEFL Young Learners & Teenagers SIG, together with Sarah Smith and Claire Steele from eltonix for this mini course.

The mini course will run on the 27, 28 and 29 October from 09.00 – 11.00 (UK time) each day.


This IATEFL YLTSIG mini course is brought to you by eltonix.

For six hours, you will explore how to use art in the primary English classroom to inspire and develop language, cognitive skills and creativity with your learners.

Session 1 – Exploring art

You will discover magical ways to look at, explore and exploit artworks to generate and practise language.

Session 2 –  Exploiting art

You will use images to inspire speaking and writing tasks in class that will engage your primary English learners.

Session 3 – Creating art

This session should speak to your inner artist and that of your learners! You will discover ways of creating art in the classroom with your learners to develop their creativity.

Sarah Smith (she/her)

Sarah has worked as a teacher, academic manager and teacher trainer internationally in ELT.  Her main interests are teacher training and development, developing life skills and inclusion and diversity in the classroom.  She is co-founder and director of eltonix.

Claire Steele (she/her)

Claire has worked as a teacher, manager and teacher educator in ELT since 2001.  She is also co-founder and director of eltonix. With a MA in secondary education specialising in teaching art, she is very much looking forward to sharing her knowledge.

The mini course will take place on Zoom Meeting.

The event platform will be held by third parties and by registering and paying for the event you are agreeing for your contact details to be passed to third parties.

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

YLTSIG members should have received an email from us with a discount code that can be applied on registration to receive a free place.

Non members wishing to register for this event must hold a user account with us. If you don't already have a user account then create one by clicking 'Login' at the top left of the screen, then select “create new account”. This is free and is quick and easy to do.

To view the IATEFL event terms and conditions please click here


Event details

Event type:

SIG Event


27/10/2021 - 09:00 until 29/10/2021 - 11:00 UK time

United Kingdom
Register now Max participants: 19