I've never hid my passion for sharing, collaborating and, to put it simply, helping each other out.
Which is why, ESPECIALLY in the modern climate of more for less, of support and traditional "official" networks disappearing, I think that ALL has to step up to the plate. And with the fantastic Dr Rachel Hawkes at the helm as President this year, boy oh boy do I think that it will.
This year's Language World will, I've no doubt at all, provide inspiration and a whole brainwave of ideas for language teachers everywhere. There'll be plenty of sessions focused on primary and secondary from fantastic speakers, ranging from Isabelle Jones, Clare Seccombe and Eva Lamb to Janet Lloyd and Liz Black. It'll also be a fantastic opportunity to catch up, share stories and generally have a whole load of fun.
Joyfully there will also be an early bird offer for sign-ups, well worth exploring.
It will also be with a mixture of great sadness and celebration that delegates will be saying goodbye to Linda Parker, who has steered ALL through some incredibly tumultuous years and who thoroughly deserves some time to go and enjoy herself without having to play politics! We will miss you, Linda.