Workshops and more

Registration for the 2024 workshop is now open!

10:00am–10:30am	Registration 10:30am-11.30am	Talk 1 11.30am-11.45am	Tea/coffee break 11.45am-12.45pm	Talk 2 12.45pm-1.30pm	Lunch 1.30pm-2.30pm	Talk 3 2.30pm-3.30pm	Talk 4 3.30pm-3.45pm	Tea/coffee break 3.45pm-4.30pm	Putting it into Practice (Dan Clayton)

We'll confirm the order of the talks in the next few weeks!

York English Language Toolkit 2024

Monday 15th July 2024 10.30am-4.30pm fully hybrid (in person in York and online)

A FREE CPD workshop for teachers of English Language A-level, featuring:

Register now! 

Previous workshops

All of the materials on this site have been tested with teachers at one or more CPD workshops at the University of York. If you use the materials and have feedback or questions please let us know.

Talk recording [36 mins]


Slides from Dan's 2023 talk


Dan Clayton's 2023 workshop "putting it into practice" talk. 

Our research talks in 2023 were:

Live Workshop talk 2022 [20 mins]

CPD2022_Dan Clayton_slides.pdf

Slides from Dan's 2022 Live Workshop talk


Dan Clayton's 2022 workshop "putting it into practice" talk, including a review of all 25 case studies to date

Focussed research in 2022 was

Live Webinar talk 2021 [19 mins]

CPD2021 DC presentation.pdf

Slides from Dan's 2021 Live Webinar talk


Dan Clayton's 2021 workshop "putting it into practice" talk. 

Focussed research in 2021 was

Live Webinar talk 2020 [19 mins]

Dan Clayton York CPD 2020 putting it into practice.pptx

Slides from Dan's 2020 Live Webinar talk

Dan Clayton York CPD 2019 putting it into practice.pdf
Dan Clayton York CPD 2015 slides.pdf

2015 workshop

Dan Clayton (of EngLangBlog) attended our 2015 workshop on behalf of the AQA, to provide guidance for use of the workshop materials in teaching for the AQA specification.

Dan's slides are available here to view (© AQA) and they include the following case studies:

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