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This webinar is aimed at helping teachers to think for themselves about creative applications of technology. It will be a very practical session with examples, as well as being a kind of open-ended exploration, brain-storming and thought-provoking presentation. Date: January 28th 2014.
The BAAL Teaching Evaluation and Assessment SIG is holding a one-day conference on the theme of 'Technology in Language Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities' on Friday 2 May 2014, 10:00 – 16:45, University of Huddersfield, UK. The deadline for proposals is Friday 7 February 2014.
The British Council are currently recruiting freelance positions for the EAL Nexus Project, which provides support to learners who speak English as an Additional Language (EAL) and to their teachers in the UK. This is in accordance with our ongoing vision to support integration strategies, build capacity in the sector and facilitate community links.
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 British Council has launched a new online list of specially trained education agents around the world. The aim is to increase the number, effectiveness and quality of agents working on behalf of UK schools, colleges, language centres and universities and to build agent capacity and professionalism in an industry that plays a key role in the worldwide international student recruitment market.
Find out from leading education experts some practical things that teachers can do to reduce stress.
PopuLLar is a European education project (http://www.popullar.eu) that uses music to motivate language learning in secondary school students as an authentic use of language and semi-autonomous project.
The theme of the conference is “English in business and commerce: Interactions and Policies” with a special focus on the Central European region and its languages, though other regions in Europe and elsewhere in the world can be also represented.
The 2013 conference will be held in London at Prospero House near London Bridge, on Saturday 9 November. This very popular event is aimed at English language teachers and directors of studies, covering a huge range of subjects of interest to people working in this area.