fbpx

Kindergartens and Primary Schools to be affected by low birth rate

Read more ...  The population decline in our country has already affected kindergartens and primary schools according to the Eurostat which publicized the 2017 report for Education in Greece.   The low birth rate is one of the consequences of the financial crisis. The Greek Statistical Institute in line with Eurostat reports that in 2012 there were 100,371 births...

Want to share your ideas with ELT NEWS readers?

Read more ...Are you passionate about teaching? Do you want to share your ideas with the rest of the ELT Community? If you believe that you have an original idea that will genuinely help others in their work then send us your article of maximum 1000 words and we will review it. The best ones will be published in the forthcoming issues of ELT NEWS.   How to submit...

25th ICC Annual Conference 2018, Santorini

Read more ...The island of Santorini will host the 25th ICC Annual Conference/AGM between 4-6 May.    Conference Theme: 'Migration, Communication, and Culture': Implications for languages education.   The Great Migration Debate - the role of Language & Culture. One of the greatest challenges that Europe faces is language and cultural engagement with the huge...

Why do we fall in love? And what’s that got to do with ELT anyway?

Read more ...      Metaphor is not just a literary device. Rather, it is central to all communication. In this workshop, we'll take a practical look at some of the fundamental metaphorical principles underlying why particular words, phrases, phrasal verbs, idioms etc are used in English. We'll explore how recognising the patterns and principles behind them can help...

Cambridge introduces Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Language Testing

Read more ... Linguaskill Writing test technology As the world is increasingly discussing the development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems, Cambridge Assessment English has already launched a language test capable of reliably “automarking” written language, something people did not think would be possible 10 years ago. What is it? The Linguaskill Writing test...

ETUCE joins DOE fight for free and compulsory early childhood education for all

Read more ... ETUCE (The European Trade Union Committee for Education) stands in solidarity with DOE, in its fight for two-year public, free and compulsory early childhood education for children as of the age of 4. Citing the conclusions of the Council of the European Union on early childhood education and care, which were also adopted by the Ministry of Education of...

Why are there so few NNESTs at the top? - the Magnifier effect

Read more ...Look at the following table (Gladwell 2008 – p. 27). This is the roster of the 2007 Czechoslovakian National Junior soccer team which actually got to the World Cup finals. Do you notice anything? That’s right. Nearly 75% of all players were born in January, February and March! The odds of such a thing happening by chance are astronomically low. Nor was...

FOREIGN LANGUAGE learning in EU

Read more ...Currently there are 24 official languages recognised within the European Union (EU), in addition to which there are regional, minority languages, and languages spoken by migrant populations.   In 1958, legislation specified German, French, Italian and Dutch as the official and working languages of the European Union’s (EU) predecessor, the European...

We are giving away a free issue of ELT NEWS just to see what you are missing out!

Read more ...ELT NEWS has changed dramatically over the last years and has transformed to a beautiful magazine full of interesting articles from acclaimed professionals, teachers and trainers. If you haven't had the chance to get your hands on one of our latest copies, we are giving you the opportunity to download our most recent issue in order for you to see what you...

Eltseminars

ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΑ ΕΠΙΜΟΡΦΩΣΗΣ

There are no up-coming events

Latest Issue

© 2017 ELT NEWS. All Rights Reserved.