The third International Summit on the Teaching Profession was held in Amsterdam last March. The Summit brought together education ministers and officials, leaders of Education International and of the teacher unions in the countries concerned as well as OECD officials. They concluded that they had made significant progress in their discussions about...

"Innovation, Motivation, Education”  30-31 March 2013 TESOL Greece Convention is one of Greece’s leading events for teaching professionals who work in all sectors of English Language Teaching (ELT). Delegates at the 34th Annual TESOL Greece Convention were challenged with thought-provoking topics and more and left with a...

2013 is the 100th anniversary of Cambridge English exams. Coinciding with this important milestone, we are also changing our name from University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) to Cambridge English Language Assessment. This name change will make it easier for people to understand what we do. The change will be phased in from...

Liverpool, 9th-12th April 2013 Over the course of the past 12 years, during which I have attended nine IATEFL conferences, many friends and colleagues have wondered about the value of my going all the way to the UK, to attend a lengthy and expensive conference. It is not a coincidence that this question has never come from a person who has...

The British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment round up their highly successful Open Seminars with over 500 participants in Athens and Thessaloniki Held on 15 and 19 February 2013, a series of open seminars organised by the British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment, came to a successful conclusion once more with the...

 

 

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