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  • The British Council ELTons Awards Ceremony and red carpet interviews will take place live and online on Thursday 4 June, 1815-2015 BST. Join the live-stream here. Check the time where you are in the world.The awards are organised into six categories...
  • TIRF are seeking nominations for the outstanding article or chapter on this topic. The prize carries with it a US $500 award. Submissions must have been published in 2014 or 2015. The deadline for nominations is November 16, 2015. For more...
  • The first one is on Friday 15th May and is part of UK mental health awareness week:‘How to avoid teacher burnout’ with Agi EnyediProfessional burnout affects people who work in helping or in managerial professions and teachers are a very likely...
  • On 13 May 2015, ELT expert Chris Rose and special guest storytellers will provide a full day of webinars all about how to use the art of storytelling to transform your teaching and engage your learners in a range of contexts and levels.Schedule (UK...
  • The Extensive Reading Foundation (ERF), is an unaffiliated, not-for profit organisation which supports and promotes extensive reading in language education. An international jury chose the winning books in five categories, taking into account...
  • Last year, DYSTEFL won the 2014 ELTon for excellence in course innovation. Sponsored by Cambridge English, these British Council awards are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in English language teaching (ELT)....
  • The first one is on April 20th and focuses on ’Creating and sustaining online Communities of Practice (CoPs)’ with Katerina Kourkouli of Athens University.Creating and sustaining online Communities of Practice (CoPs)Through this webinar Katerina...
  • Lucy discusses the importance of the opportunities mobile technology can bring both inside and outside of the classroom. You can also hear what types of activities and apps Lucy and her fellow researchers identified as the most beneficial for...
  • Now in their thirteenth year, the awards which are run by the British Council and sponsored by Cambridge English Language Assessment, are the only international awards to recognise innovative ELT products, services and research in English language...
  • The films are freely accessible on the website and users can also watch previous films from the large archive. For trainees on a CELTA course, there are support videos which might be helpful for assignments, planning and more. Teacher trainers can...
  • More than ever the world needs young people who are internationally-minded and able to participate positively in an interconnected and interdependent world. This means promoting a step change in our approach to multilingualism and cultural awareness...
  • As the latest venture in the unique partnership between the two organisations, the brand new app takes young learners on their first steps into learning the English language through a series of stimulating and playful activities.Children will...
  • We are seeking seminar proposals from teachers, trainers, writers and researchers with a wide variety of experience, expertise and backgrounds. We are interested proposals covering a wide range of practical, inspiring and international ELT topics...
  • Our associate bloggers on TeachingEnglish will be writing about questions related to pronunciation and will be giving some practical ideas on how to tackle pronunciation more effectively in class. Find the TeachingEnglish blog section here: http...
  • The ELTons are organised into the following award categories:
  • The group supporting the award believes that good gender balance at UK ELT events will ensure wide coverage of relevant topics and a more balanced perspective on the issues affecting both women and men in their professional lives. It will also help...
  • Currently in its pilot phase in the UK, the British arm of the project is seeing 47 classes being taught each week from Wandstead House, a community house based in the London borough of Redbridge.Led by five teachers and a specialist...
  • Top tips for developing speaking skillsTop tips for developing reading skillsTop tips for presenting and practising vocabularyFour winners received an all-expenses paid opportunity to attend the Hornby Regional School held in August 2014 in Sri...
  • Find out about outstanding practice in UK primary and secondary education and how multilingualism can greatly benefit your learners. Whether joining in person in London or live online, ask your questions and join in the discussion.Speakers will...
  • A common belief about praising learners is that praise should be given privately, based on the idea that learners may feel embarrassed about being praised publicly, but there is no research evidence to suggest that this is true. A recent study has...
  • In our interview, Chris talks about how the course was created and discusses the logistics of managing over 100,000 online learners and responding to over 145,000 comments in the first week. He also discusses how there is a genuine sense of...
  • The awards are split into five categories: Excellence in Course Innovation Innovation in Learner ResourcesInnovation in Teacher ResourcesDigital InnovationLocal InnovationAs well as The Macmillan Education Award for New Talent in Writing....
  • The ELTons awards, sponsored by Cambridge English and the British Council are in their twelfth year and are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching.Click here for further...
  • http://iatefl.adobeconnect.com/lamsigwebinars14.00 BST on Thursday, 5 June 2014This talk will discuss the 'what' and the 'why' of management research and how it can be carried out at the personal, institutional, and group level. It is becoming...
  • In addition to a survey of teachers’ perceptions, Northumbria University and King's College London (both UK), in conjunction with the British Council, are surveying young adult English language learners views about the English they need and want to...

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