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TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – is pleased to announce its 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition.
Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants investigating a range of topics in English language education. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 26, 2017.
Phil Dexter talks about equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and how it can be incorporated into continuing professional development on 22 February 2017.
Send in your suggestions for the 2017 ELTons lifetime achievement award.
Join a TESOL Electronic Village Online (EVO) course, opening on January 9th for those teaching in difficult circumstances in developing country contexts.
Join this free course and discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
The British Council in Spain live-streams a full programme of practical teacher training sessions to help and inspire you over the teaching year.
The British Council and English UK produce a series of market intelligence reports for the accredited UK English language teaching sector. We are currently calling for proposals from research consultants and authors for undertaking a report on Brazil.
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The British Council is recruiting suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join the Accreditation UK inspectorate over the coming year. Candidates should have a background in English language teaching (private or state sector), including management and delivery of courses in the UK.
English UK and Cambridge English Language Assessment have come together to jointly fund the scheme and will support six chosen research projects. Teachers will receive expenses to attend special workshops and will present findings at next year’s Teachers’ Conference. They will also have their papers published in Cambridge English’s Research Notes.
The ALTE Paris 2014 Conference will take place on 10 - 11 April, 2014 and is of relevance and interest to anyone who works with Cambridge English Language Assessment. This event is a major contribution to the understanding of global language learning, teaching and assessment.
Susan Sheehan, of the British Council, will be attending the The British Association for Applied Linguistics' 45th annual meeting at the University of Southampton from the 6th to the 8th of September. This year's focus is on "Multilingual Theory and Practice in Applied Linguistics" and brings together eight researchers united in their commitment to conducting research in collaboration with and for the benefit of a range of multilingual communities. Susan's blog over the next three days will give an insight into some of the ideas under discussion.
Video for ALL is a European project that brings together all current methodologies, ideas and innovative practices to teach and learn languages by integrating digital video.
Did you know that there are about 225 European languages? Add all the other languages spoken in Europe by families from other continents and you have an extremely rich and valuable linguistic and cultural environment. That is the motivation behind the European Day of Languages, which is a celebration not only of European languages but also of the 6000 or more languages spoken around the world.
The Assessment in ELT: Opportunities and Challenges conference, organised by the Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies centre at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, will take place on 21 and 22 November, 2014 in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. Speakers include David Little, Neus Figueras Casanovas and Joan Turner.
Are you interested in sharing your practical and innovative English language teaching ideas with colleagues around the world? We are delighted to announce that the call for proposals for the Seminar Series 2015 – 16 is now open!
We have collected together some interesting and thought provoking articles and seminars to help you reflect on accent and identity and how this might impact on your teaching.
We’ve collected together some more teaching pronunciation resources in connection with the NATECLA London/IATEFL PronSIG event which took place on Saturday 21 February. This time we look at English as a lingua franca (ELF) and the future of English.
We’ve collected together some more teaching pronunciation resources in connection with the NATECLA London/IATEFL PronSIG event which took place on Saturday 21 February. This time we look at how to teach pronunciation and develop students' listening skills.