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British Council and English and Foreign Languages University in India co-host an annual conference for English Language Teacher Educators. This event is considered to be the world’s largest English Language Teacher Educator Conference and is now in its fifth year. The conference will be held again at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India from 27 February – 1 March 2015.
The British Council are seeking three experienced and well-qualified teacher trainers to support our training team in helping local Ministry of Education tutors to cascade the English for Tanzania course to student teachers in Diploma (secondary level) teacher training colleges.
English Language Teacher Education and Development (ELTED) is an open access peer-reviewed journal for the worldwide ELT community which is produced by the English Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment (ELLTA) Research Group of the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick. The latest volume has been published online.
Jo Budden, Manager of the British Council's 'LearnEnglish Teens' website takes a look behind the scenes of the website. Jo will discuss how they keep the site safe and offer a supportive environment to our users. Then she will examine how and why teenagers interact and exchange ideas on the site and explores the language learning opportunities this provides.
This co-publication by The International Research Foundation (TIRF) and Routledge is an important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about teaching English to native speakers of Arabic. This volume presents empirical studies carried out in Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - a region which has gained notable attention in the past few decades.
Find out how to do ELT management research in this first webinar in a new series from the IATEFL Leadership and management special interest group.
The British Council has announced the winners of the ELTons 2014. Celebrating its twelfth year, the awards, run by the British Council and sponsored by Cambridge English, are a celebration of innovation and excellence in English language teaching (ELT) from around the world.
All ESOL practitioners - from managers and researchers to teachers and trainees - are invited to join an innovative programme of practical workshops and networking opportunities, plus updates from the ESOL sector. A resources exhibition will also be available. The conference will take place on Saturday 10 May, 9:30 - 13:45, at Leicester College, Abbey Park Campus, Painter Street, Leicester, LE1 3WA.
In this webinar on 6th May, Ceri Jones will explore how a range of micro writing tasks can activate language, encourage communication and aid class cohesion. She will be looking in particular, but not exclusively, at mulit-level secondary classrooms and the challenges they bring.
TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – is pleased to announce its 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Grants competition in partnership with the British Council. Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants. The application deadline is May 16, 2014.
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.