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Teacher Training courses: Money well-spent or à la researche du temps perdu (In search of lost time)?

The article discusses the main reasons why teachers attend refresher courses, seminars or summer schools as a form of in-service teacher education development. It also identifies the criteria governing their effectiveness and lasting effects on teachers’ practices, i.e. the degree to which integration of the new skills and content acquired is achieved...

World Teachers' Day - 5 October

World Teachers’ Day celebrates the efforts teachers make to education and development of people around the globe. The day is celebrated every year on October 5 to pay tribute and highlight the importance of teachers in a society.   Considered as spiritual father a teacher plays an important part in nourishing a child’s brain. Where parents are...

Access to English: How the world learned English in the 80's

For those of us who embarked on the adventure of learning English during the 80s we cannot help but remember with a big dose of nostalgia the adventures of Arthur Newton a shy, penniless, young librarian who goes back to college and wins the heart and hand of Mary, a pretty fellow librarian. It was a time that language schools (and video clubs!) popped like...

CyTEA Annual Conference

CyTEA Annual Conference -Language Teaching challenges in a globalized world 18-19 November 2017, European University, Nicosia, Cyprus CALL FOR PAPERS The role of English as a lingua franca in today’s globalized world is an undeniable fact which has accelerated the demand for fluency in English around the world and the need to improve the quality of...

ETS is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 6th annual TOEFL®

ETS is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 6th annual TOEFL® English-language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Program. The purpose of the TOEFL English-language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Program is to enable practitioners to become involved in ETS's efforts to promote English language learning, and to support education and professional...

Αποφοίτησαν οι πρώτοι πτυχιούχοι που κατέχουν και Πιστοποιητικό Παιδαγωγικής και Διδακτικής Επάρκειας

Οι πρώτοι πτυχιούχοι που κατέχουν και Πιστοποιητικό Παιδαγωγικής και Διδακτικής Επάρκειας αποφοίτησαν. Συγκεκριμένα χορήγησαν Πιστοποιητικό Παιδαγωγικής και Διδακτικής Επάρκειας τα Τμήματα Αγγλικής, Γερμανικής και Γαλλικής Γλώσσας και Φιλολογίας του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης. Εφεξής μόνο οι κάτοχοι του Πιστοποιητικού θα έχουν τη...

EAQUALS Conference October 2017 All In: Include and Educate

All In: Include and Educate www.allinconference.com October 20th to October 21st 2017   The conference takes inspiration from The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (article 21) and is organised by The London School, Thiene. They are known for their quality teaching and for the belief that all learners can be successful. Over the past few years they have...