The programme has been designed to allow delegates to fly in Friday morning, with two nights accommodation and fly back out Sunday afternoon. 

Thursday 04 October

3.00pm - 5.30pm  
                Registrations open and Speaker Preparation Room open


Friday 05 October

8.30am    Mihi Whakatau and welcome

9.45am    Māori language revitalisation and the building of Te Reo in whānau and insitutional contexts    

10.15am   Morning tea

11.00am    Meet our international keynote speakers
                Angel Lin, Phil Benson, Steve Thorne

11.30am    International keynote presentation, followed by facilitated discussion
                Angel Lin

12.30pm  Lunch

1.30pm    Concurrent sessions A
Selection of presentations and workshops to choose from. 

3.30pm   Afternoon tea 

4.00pm   Language policy in New Zealand
               Sharon Harvey and another speaker to be confirmed, offering different perspectives
               and discussion

5.00pm   Recap of the day's events

5.15pm - 6.15pm
           Networking function with the opportunity to view poster


Saturday 06 October

8.30am   Language learning environments: Learning English in the spaces of the
               multilingual city

               Phil Benson

9.30am   Māori language revitalisation
               Janette King

9.50am   Creating translanguaging and biliteracy opportunities for Pasifika bilingual learners
               Rae Si'ilata

10.10am   Facilitated discussion
               Janette King and Rae Si'ilata

10.30am  Morning tea

11.00am   Concurrent sessions B
Selection of presentations and workshops to choose from. 

1.00pm  Lunch

Exploring Opportunities - Secondary Schools using NZ Certificates in English Language (NZCEL) - MoE / NZQA
Open invitation to all secondary schools representatives

2.00pm   Concurrent sessions C
Selection of presentations and workshops to choose from. 

3.30pm  Afternoon tea

3.45pm     Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings
Early childhood, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Community Languages            

4.45pm     TESOLANZ Annual General Meeting

7.00pm   Conference dinner
               Kindly sponsored by IELTS


Sunday 07 October

9.00am   Understanding the online environment of international students: cultural impacts, 
               expectations and strategies

                Shanton Chang

9.45am    International keynote presentation
                Steve Thorne

10.30am   Facilitated discussion with both international keynote speakers
                Shanton Chang and Steve Thorne

11.00am    Morning tea

11.30am     Panel discussion with our international keynote speakers, posing the following
                 two questions:
                 ** What are the main issues you have heard about during the conference?
                 ** What do you think are the challenges and the ways forward?

                 Angel Lin, Phil Benson, Shanton Chang, Steve Thorne

12.30pm    Closing remarks and poroporoaki

1.00pm      Conference concludes

Please note: There may be some facilitated discussion meetings, post conference, between 1.30pm - 3.30pm.