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Anna Rolińska, Bill Guariento and Nazmi Al-Masri

This research paper outlines how two parallel English for Specific Academic Purpose telecollaboration projects were organised between universities in Scotland and Gaza. The authors provide a set of guidelines that may encourage similar cross-continent link-ups between universities.

Susan Sheehan and Sonia Munro

This paper explores teachers’ attitudes, practices and needs relating to assessment. The observations of practice would suggest that teachers engage in a variety of assessment practices successfully, but consider these practices to be part of good teaching and not assessment.

Christina Gkonou and Sarah Mercer

This paper explores the nature and role of emotional and social competences as key components of effective classroom practice.

 

This study of six secondary schools across Malaysia explores the potential for technology-focused communities of practice and recently-qualified English language teachers to develop and increase technology use in their teaching.

This paper addresses the learning and teaching of English, from the perspective of primary pupils in government schools in Egypt.

This study provides an investigation of the processes and practices involved in conducting action research on the use of ICT and new technologies in the classroom as experienced by 12 teachers located across different international contexts, from Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

This research report presents ‘bottom-up’ perspectives on teacher and learner attitudes to varieties of English across five global contexts (China, Thailand, India, Spain and Turkey).

This research report compares the processes of recruitment, education and retention of English language teachers at all levels in Latin America and the Middle East by means of six national case studies: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Kuwait, the UAE and the remaining Arabian Gulf countries.

This research paper describes an innovative project in which teachers and learners worked together to explore issues of importance to them in Indian primary English classrooms.

Ying Zheng, Yanyan Zhang and Youyang Yan
 
This paper explores the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in relation to its current profile and use in China, and considers its possible application in assessing the writing of English by Chinese university students.
Jane Evison and Mary Bailey
 
In this study we listened to what school subject teachers from Nigeria, Kenya and Malaysia, teaching in the medium of English, had to say about their experiences of studying online with a UK university. 

Fiona Copland, Monika Davis, Sue Garton and Steve Mann

This report presents findings from a research project which investigates NEST schemes, how they operate and the experiences of the native English speaker teachers (NESTs) and local English teachers (LETs) taking part. The paper provides useful recommendations for how NESTs and LETs can be best supported to make the most out of their collaborations.

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