The ELTons Award Ceremony 2018 was broadcast live online on 18 June. The ELTons Innovation Awards, now in their seventeenth year, are the international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in English language teaching (ELT). The awards recognise innovative educational products, publications, apps and projects meeting high standards of excellence in innovation and supporting English language learners and teachers achieve their teaching and learning goals.
From a highly competitive international field of 110 submissions across five categories, 28 finalists were selected independently, individually and behind closed doors by the ELTons Innovations Awards’ expert judging panel. See the complete list of this year's finalists.
The ELTons Awards Ceremony was hosted by lexicographer and star of Channel 4’s Countdown Susie Dent.
Awards were presented in the following categories:
- The Award for Digital Innovation
- The Award for Excellence in Course Innovation
- The Award for Local Innovation in partnership with Cambridge Assessment English
- The Award for Innovation in Learner Resources
- The Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources
- British Council Awards
- The Lifetime Achievement Award