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13 Oct 2015
Video for ALL is a European project that brings together all current methodologies, ideas and innovative practices to teach and learn...
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06 Oct 2015
Is it time to challenge Western assumptions about education, especially when it comes to promoting 'good teaching approaches' in the...
04 Oct 2015

World Teachers' Day is on October 5th. To celebrate the event, we've gathered a number of useful resources from across the site into one...

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23 Sep 2015
Join a webinar organised by the IATEFL TTEd SIG, TELC and Crisis-ELT about 'Teacher Education for Difficult and ‘Super-difficult’...
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23 Sep 2015
Join an online streamed conference from the British Council in Madrid on Saturday 26th September. This year’s theme is ‘Learning to Learn’. 
15 Sep 2015

Teachers Research! is a new kind of book for the field of English language teacher-research, containing stories arising from poster...

05 Aug 2015

Over the past 12 months, the TeachingEnglish team has been reviewing the TeachingEnglish website in order to provide an improved offer...

21 Jul 2015

Tim Goodier from King's College London is the winner for the 2014 British Council Master's Dissertation Award, with Best Potential for...

23 Jun 2015
On Wednesday 24 June we have the livestreamed launch of our brand new publication ‘Creativity in the English language classroom’. Here we...
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17 Jun 2015

Over the next few weeks we will be looking at how to promote creativity in the English language classroom to celebrate the forthcoming...

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17 Jun 2015
The IATEFL Research SIG Annual International Conference and 5th Gediz University Annual Teacher Research Conference will take place in...
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17 Jun 2015
A new book all about teacher research has just been published by the IATEFL Research SIG. The book contains chapters written by teacher-...
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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...

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 behaviour 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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