Prince’s Teaching Institute: Latin Residential Summer School 2013

June 2013 sees the inaugural Latin Residential Summer School run by The Prince’s Teaching Institute.

“High Quality CPD by Teachers for Teachers”

Dates: Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th June 2013

Venue: Homerton College, University of Cambridge

Open to: Subject leaders (or nominative representatives) for Latin from all state secondary schools in England (including Academies and Free Schools).

To find out more, visit or contact Sarah Shaw:

What we offer

Academic Enrichment – Sharing Good Practice

Reflections – Debate – Discussion

Opportunity to engage with peers from secondary state schools

Speakers Include

Members of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Classics, including Professor Stephen Oakley, Dr James Clackson, Dr Caroline Vout and Dr Ingo Gildenhard.

Professor Peter Hennessy, Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London.

David Aaronovitch, author, broadcaster and columnist for The Times.

Workshops and Seminars include the following topics

  • Why teach Latin?
  • Teaching a non-spoken language
  • Sharing good practice
  • Current issues in Classics teaching
  • Building the department

Lectures by leading Classicists to include

  • ‘When did Latin stop being spoken?’
  • ‘Virgil’s Aeneid in its Historical Context’
  • ‘Classics in Contemporary Culture’

The course will also feature a visit and guided tour with curators of the Fitzwilliam Museum.


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