2023 ICC Conference
Belgrade, Serbia, on May 13th and 14th, 2023
The Integration of 21st Century Skills in the Language Classroom
Following our 2023 annual conference, which took place at the Envoy Conference Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, on May 13th and 14th, the ICC-Languages conference organization committee extends its gratitude to all attendees and contributors who made this event a remarkable gathering of language educators and practitioners from around the world.
The conference embraced innovation with a hybrid format, allowing participants to choose between in-person and virtual attendance options. With an overwhelming response from the global language education community, the 2023 annual conference received a remarkable 272 registrations.
The program featured a variety of events, including a keynote speech by Professor Nikolay Slavkov in the language education domain, setting the tone for the discussions. Additionally, an engaging panel discussion brought together esteemed experts to delve into critical issues and emerging trends in language education. Attendees also had the opportunity to attend 18 session talks where researchers, scholars, and practitioners presented their studies, methodologies, and practical implications for language teaching and learning.
The conference also included a cultural event, allowing participants to experience the local traditions, arts, and heritage of Belgrade, fostering a sense of community among attendees.
The feedback from participants has been overwhelmingly positive, and recordings of selected presentations have been made available on the ICC’s YouTube channel. Summaries of the presentations are planned for publication in the ICC-Journal, contributing to the dissemination of research findings and ideas in the field.
Once again, our heartfelt appreciation goes out to all the participants, speakers, and contributors who played an integral role in making this conference a resounding success. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you all back for another enriching and inspiring conference in 2024.
- 21st-century skills with regard to language teaching and learning
- Achieving well-being and student engagement in language learning and in the language classroom
- Diversity and inclusivity in language learning and intercultural communication
- The future of online teaching and hybrid classrooms after Covid-19
- The role of plurilingualism and translingual teaching in the classroom and in teaching materials
- Language teaching and teacher training for refugees: key principles and good practice
- Developments in online testing of language learning ability