The winners of the British Council ELTons, a celebration of excellence in English language teaching from around the world, were announced at a ceremony in London on 23 May 2012. Sponsored by Cambridge ESOL, awards were given in seven categories. The winners are:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Alan Maley
Excellence in Course Innovation: Bell Blended Learning for ELT, Bell
Innovation in Learner Resources: Sounds: The Pronunciation App, Macmillan Education
Innovation in Teacher Resources: Digital Play, Delta Publishing
Digital Innovation: WORDREADY Academic English, L2
Local Innovation: The Colour of Words, Colour Trick S.l.
The Macmillan Education Award for Innovative Writing:
Sensing Humour ‘in English’, by Kate Khoury, Sarah Raybould and Louise Salim
Visit the ELTons 2012 website http://englishagenda.britishcouncil.org/eltons to find out more about the winners and to see footage and photos from the awards ceremony.