Regularly updated stories from the world of English language teaching. Find out about upcoming conferences, calls for papers, latest publications and much more.

02 Jun 2015

The British Council ELTons Awards Ceremony and red carpet interviews will take place this week, live and online on Thursday 4 June, 1815...

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05 May 2015
The Extensive Reading Foundation Awards for 2014 were recently presented to the winners at an evening ceremony during the IATEFL Annual...
19 Apr 2015
We are pleased to announce a new season of EnglishAgenda continuing professional development webinars.
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17 Mar 2015
Elt-training is a web site that aims to provide training support for trainee and novice English language teachers as well as more...
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10 Mar 2015
Watch a workshop to explore what we might do to promote new ideas in language learning. Teachers and leaders were invited to join an...
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03 Mar 2015

Children around the world can now learn English alongside woolly favourite Timmy as the British Council and Aardman Animations launch...

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03 Feb 2015
In February the British Council's EnglishAgenda website is taking a closer look at teaching pronunciation in the lead up to the NATECLA...
22 Jan 2015

Set up in 2013, The Fair List, is an annual award. It celebrates excellence in gender balance of plenary speakers, presenters or speaker...

16 Dec 2014
School children in Uruguay are being taught English live from London, thanks to a unique videoconferencing project from the British Council...
24 Oct 2014

Download a series of six Top Tips posters designed by Master Trainers based in India. As part of a three-year project between British...

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24 Sep 2014

Join the British Council seminars programme on European Day of Languages to celebrate multilingualism. This is an opportunity to listen...

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23 Sep 2014
An important aspect of teaching is knowing how and when to praise learners for their behavior and work. Using praise correctly provides...
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04 Jun 2014

Find out how to do ELT management research in this first webinar in a new series from the IATEFL Leadership and management special...

22 Apr 2014

What are the English language needs and priorities of young adults in Europe? What kinds of English do 18-24 year olds want to speak,...

17 Mar 2014

With the IATEFL annual conference fast approaching, we look at some of the Special Interest Groups who work year round to provide...

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25 Feb 2014

The British Council has convened an invitation-only policy workshop to draft a new strategy for CLIL in Europe, to take place on 10-12...

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25 Feb 2014

The British Council invites English language teachers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to participate in a survey which aims...

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05 Feb 2014

The English-Speaking Union and the British Council present the third English Language Council Lecture, which celebrates Shakespeare and...

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05 Feb 2014

Northumbria University and King's College London in conjunction with the British Council, are surveying student and teacher perceptions...

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27 Jan 2014

Over at 'The Guardian', Brian Lucy provides some excellent tips on how to organise an academic conference.

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15 Jan 2014

The BAAL Teaching Evaluation and Assessment  SIG is holding a one-day conference on the theme of 'Technology in Language Assessment:...

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30 Jan 2013

The British Council is delighted to announce a new series of free webinars on various aspects of continuing professional development by...

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07 Mar 2012

This innovative project will enable teachers to assess themselves and gain an overview of their competences and an indication of their...

10 Aug 2009

Textbooks have not gone the way of the scroll yet, but many educators say that it will not be long before they are replaced by digital...

10 Aug 2009

How we teach must reflect how our students learn, it must also reflect the world they will emerge into. This is a world that is rapidly...

01 Jun 2009

Our network is expanding and you will see this in the wide range of articles, information and contributions from many different...

30 Mar 2009

An Arizona State University professor sees a bright future for video games in the learning process -- in and out of school.

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