Watch our exclusive interview with George Pickering, Geetha Durairajan, Nicky Hockly and Atanu Bhattacharya who debated the motion that new learning technologies exclude teachers.

During the interview, they discuss innovation in language teacher education in an Indian and global context and also expand on the theme of the debate about whether or not some teachers are excluded by new learning technologies.

They discuss how opportunities to watch workshops and talks online can enhance teacher development and explore how to make learning technologies more inclusive and available to all, without it being something that teachers are forced to do.

George Pickering is a coach, trainer and consultant. He is the academic director of the English UK Diploma in English Language Teaching Management and a tutor on the International Diploma in Language Teaching Management. He is the SIG representative on the IATEFL Board of Directors.

Geetha Durairajan is a Professor at the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Atanu Bhattacharya teaches at the Centre for English Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Nicky Hockly is Director of Pedagogy of the Consultants-E. She is a teacher, trainer and author who is particularly interested in the impact of technology in EFL

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