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Read more ...  Standardized tests are primarily associated with large-scale tests administered to large populations of students. A standardized test is any form of test that requires all test takers to answer the same questions, or a selection of questions from common bank of questions, in the same way, and that is scored in a “standard” or...

Read more ...  It is truly fascinating how people’s remarkable lives influence the way one may think about almost everything. I had this feeling when I completed Dr Henry Marsh’s book: Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014). In the book Dr Marsh confesses that it took him about 20 years to lead a brain surgery and...

Read more ...CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and it normally refers to the knowledge and skills obtained beyond the formal education (i.e. after completing a Bachelor’s Degree). It is also a way to keep up-to-date with the latest trends in your profession and move a step further from your comfort zone. Therefore, both newly qualified teachers and...

Read more ...The teacher-student relationship has always been included in the list of relationships that contribute to the psycho-emotional growth of the child. It is definitely not restricted to the transmission of knowledge since it shapes the child’s personality. The teacher is the one who can boost internal motivation and make a person feel important inside and...

Read more ...There is no doubt that teachers are more effective in their profession when they are aware of the basic principles of language learning. Additionally, a teacher’s individual approach to teaching influences student performance in classrooms where they have the chance to deepen their professional knowledge and eradicate misconceptions about language...

Read more ...Part 3 of this series of articles on story telling will start by suggesting that stories be implemented more frequently in the English classroom since they are powerful tools and involve children in an enjoyable way in the learning process. Story telling is mostly associated with young learners, but I propose a broad use of this tool involving all ages...

Read more ...As teachers who perpetually vie for fulfilling the optimum outcome for a multitude of profoundly different personalities, the practice years that elapse might already have dissolved the fallacious expectation of the perfectly skilled, fully competent image of teacher that could address what the future might withhold.   By Marina...

Read more ...  The globalization of local markets in recent years has created countless opportunities in the professional arena, allowing for unprecedented mobility in the workforce. However, these changes are also creating new challenges and the ability to communicate in an international professional environment is becoming of paramount importance. In response...

Read more ...What would you expect from a nurse from Greece who works in a hospital in the UK? To be able to talk about the environment in English or to give an English speaking patient clear and detailed instructions on how to take medication? You’d expect from a Greek hairdresser who runs a beauty salon in Nottingham to be able to explain the latest techniques they...
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Updated ECCE/ECPE Examination Schedule

31 March 2020

  The written sections of the Michigan Language Assessment ECCE and ECPE examinations will be administered as follows: Examination Date Exam fees Registra...

Update from Cambridge International on May/June 2020 exams

25 March 2020

  The situation with the Covid-19 outbreak is changing rapidly. In recent days, many more countries have decided to extend school closures into May and Ju...

The 3rd AML MUN Annual Conference

20 March 2020

  The 3rd AML MUN Annual Conference (22-23/02/2020) was successfully completed at the Anavryta Model Schools premises, in the urban forest area of An...

How to teach YLs

20 March 2020

  ONE STEP AT A TIME   Young learners will not have any personal reason for studying English. It is simply another subaject that they have to study a...

L2 Learning: Help them do it alone

20 March 2020

    Teaching junior, pre-junior and nursery L2 classes can surface specific challenges, oxymorously fabricated by the mindset, the approaches and the...

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