Dear all, If you have a few moments and want to offer you views on the future of JACT please fill in the short survey below https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tATSaKoxq34hwkEwh96GcRBdUN2pmbnAgTuiapdAtGI/viewform (Many thanks to Ben Hayes for compiling).
University College London, 3-4 April 2014 (D103 UCLU Building, 25 Gordon Street) While T. S. Eliot celebrated the Aeneid as ‘the classic of all Europe’, the importance of Virgil’s Georgics within European cultural traditions has often been overlooked. This interdisciplinary and international conference will provide the forum for a long-overdue reappraisal of the Georgics and its contribution to the […]
‘War, Sport, and Festivals in Ancient Greece’ 16th – 20th July 2014 The British School at Athens invites applications for a four – day intensive course for school teachers of Greek civilisation which explores the themes of war, sport, and festivals of ancient Greece through guided site tours. The course will cover a number […]
Helen Eastman, theatre director, and Alex Silverman, composer, on ‘Two Rounds of the Cambridge Greek Play’ 2.15 pm on Monday 3 February in the Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford. Kate Tempest, Performance Poet, will be in conversation at 2.15 pm on Monday 24 February in the […]
4.36 pm Lord Aberdare (CB): My Lords, I am pleased that the motion refers to “mandatory” rather than “modern” foreign language teaching, since I shall talk mainly about Latin and Ancient Greek. I, too, echo the tributes that have been paid to my noble friend Lady Coussins for her leadership in this area. First, I […]
You will have gathered from the recent JACT Bulletin that JACT Council has opened discussions with the CA about the possibility of the JACT operations coming under the CA umbrella. These discussions have been motivated by a review of JACT’s future, particularly the function of its Central Office in providing services to support JACT’s members and […]
A new set of teachers’ notes is available *free of charge* from the JACT office. Entitled ‘Approaching Greek History’, these notes are designed to help teachers of Greek historical topics (in particular OCR Ancient History A-level options in Greek History). They offer an introduction to the sources for Greek history and political, cultural and social […]
Repton School, Derbyshire July 12th -17th 2014 More information here.
St John’s College, University of Durham, 19th – 26th July 2014 This summer school is for all ages over 16, from sixth form students to lifelong learners. With accommodation in an extremely attractive college very close to the cathedral, we enjoy working hard in a delightful environment. Courses will be offered in both languages at […]
Wells Cathedral School Monday July 21st – Saturday August 2nd 2014 The 2014 program will be published shortly – all further information, including booking, can be found here.