English Faculty Teachers’ Conference 2023

The annual English Teachers' Conference, hosted virtually by the English Faculty at the University of Oxford, will take place online on 11 February 2023 at 11am - 3pm. The conference is free to attend but booking is required. Please register for a place on Eventbrite. We will circulate the link to the talks after registration closes on 8 February. If you have any questions, please email us at outreach@ell.ox.ac.uk.


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11:00 – 11:05: Introduction and welcome from Professor Annie Sutherland

11:05 – 11.30: Lecture and Q&A from Dr Ushashi Dasgupta 

11.30 – 11.55: Lecture and Q&A from Professor Annie Sutherland

11:55 – 12:00: Break 

12:00 – 13:00: Resources showcase 

13:00 – 13:45: The Oxford Admissions process and statistics, with Q&A from Dr David Taylor 

13:45 – 14:00: Break 

14:00 – 15:00: Panel discussion – English in the Classroom and Beyond. Professor Annie Sutherland to chair with guests:

  • Dr Anthony Wilson – Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Exeter 
  • Dr Jackie Watson – Vice-Principal and Head of 6th form at Oxford Spires Academy 
  • Frank Clarke – English teacher at Calderstones School, Liverpool
  • Jess Hughes – Programme Lead at The Difference (education charity) 
  • Una Eve – Key Stage 5 Coordinator of English at Cherwell School, Oxford 

15:00: Conference ends