Steve's conference presentations


I have presented papers on issues affecting Classics teaching and learning at conferences internationally. These have included:

2022 (March) 'Big Latin and Little Latin in the UK'. Randolph-Macon College, W Virginia, USA (online).

2022 (January) 'Monsters in the Classroom'. International conference on Latin and Greek in Primary Schools (conference organizer)


2021 (March) 'Reading Latin - what we do and what we should do'. ARLT INSET.


2020 (June) 'Getting Classics into Schools - a multi-partnered approach' Clenardus Conference (Portugal).


2020 (June) 'Really Reading Latin.' American Classical League Institute, Charleston (postponed)

2020 (April) 'Improving learners' vocabulary through teaching about receptions of mythology.' Classical Association Annual Conference, Swansea (postponed)


2019 'Museums without worksheets.' with Benjamin Joffe, and 'University Outreach and Classics - the UK model' roundtable, at the ACL in New York.

2018 'What is the Latin that we teach? Who is it for?' Keynote speech at the Euroclassica Conference, London, August 2018.

2018 ‘Latin is Alive. The need for the inclusion of more communicative approaches in the Latin classroom.’ Paper presented as part of a panel with Mair Lloyd, Clive Letchford (Warwick) and Laura Manning (Kentucky), along with a demonstration workshop, at the Classical Association Annual Conference, Leicester.

2017 ‘Fantasy, Computer Games and Latin. A teenager on the autistic spectrum talks about his worlds.’ Teaching Students with Anxiety Conference, University of London.

2017 ‘The reading method is Comprehensible Input.’ American Classical League Institute, Grand Rapids.

2017 ‘University Outreach for Classics.’ Classical Association Annual Conference, University of Kent at Canterbury.

2017 ‘Differentiation, inter-cultural awareness and literacy; Latin for all.’ Classical Association of Australia, Sydney.

2106 ‘Gove’s Classicists.’ Classical Association Annual Conference, University of Edinburgh.

2015 ‘Growing Classics in state schools. Initiatives to increase opportunities for Classics teacher training in response to government policy 2013-4.’ Classical Association Annual Conference, University of Bristol.

2015 ‘Developments in Classical education in the UK, 2010 to the present.’ Classical Association of South Africa Biennial Conference, Potchefstroom.

2015 Organised the Classics in Communities conference, Cambridge.

2014 ‘Teaching controversial subjects in the secondary school.’ Classical Association Annual Conference, University of Nottingham.

2014 'Digital technology in the Classics classroom.’ i-Greek and e-Latin Conference for the Open University, London.

2013 ‘The North Norfolk Latin Cluster Project: a case study.’ Classics in Communities Conference, Oxford University.

2013 ‘The impact of the higher fees regime on applicants for teacher training in Classics.’ Classical Association Annual Conference, University of Reading.

2012 ‘The experiences of the GTP teacher trainees in Classics.’ Classical Association Annual Conference, University of Exeter.

2011 'Rhapsody in Classics: pulling the pieces together' at the Classics in Comprehensives conference, Oxford.