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1 01, 2024

The Fair List, UK and the year 2023 

By |January 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|

The pandemic and the associated lockdowns are feeling far away in time now and so there were plenty of interesting ELT events based in the UK in 2023, both face to face, via cyberspace and in hybrid form. We were back up into the twenties again for the number of event organisers making it onto The Fair List, UK awards list for great representation of women at plenary, keynote and panel speaker level. Wonderful! Check out the list on the History/Events page under 2023. Everyone on the list will get a playful certificate as a support for their work. If […]

1 01, 2023

UK ELT events are happening again!

By |January 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|

Oh! My goodness what a funny two years! But 2022 and UK ELT events are happening again and so, yippee, The Fair List, UK is back!

Feeling superstitious though, after all our lock downs and hiccoughs, and just in case I couldn’t get to IATEFL Harrogate conference in 2023, I plumped for sending out certificates by email this year instead of organising our usual event cum party at the IATEFL conference in the following year. Well, ‘baby steps’ as people say!

If those on the list wish to add a photo of their committee […]

1 03, 2020

The Fair List, UK and the years 2020 and onwards

By |March 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

In 2020, the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ELT world enjoyed one gender-balanced event in the UK in January, the English UK Academic conference.
By mid-March everything had closed down and since then there have been no big face to face events here.
Organisations in the UK have done their absolute best to offer interesting events for professional development on current e-learning platforms, such as Zoom, which allow us to see, hear and read each other, often for free, and from the comfort of our own homes, no travelling necessary.
These events throw up a […]