Monthly Archives: June 2021

Friday, 11th June

1. Still plenty of time to register for the Sheffield University Institute of Education conference, CLIL 2021 The ADiBE Project: Addressing Diversity in Bilingual Education, next Saturday, 19th June. More info and registration link here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/clil-2021-the-adibe-project-addressing-diversity-in-bilingual-education-registration-144662903639 and programme, including some … Continue reading

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Thursday, 10th June

1. Lots of action on the climate front at present: no fewer than twelve new lesson plans here https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/climate-action-language-education-lesson-plans and the PDF below is this month’s newsletter on the Climate Action in Language Education programme, including news of Episode 3 … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 9th June

1. Spotted by my colleague Ann: the publication Grading Goal Four, edited by Antonia Wulff from Education International (who I mentioned a few weeks ago), reviews the progress we’ve made to date towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4: Ensure inclusive … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 8th June

1. I’d have loved one of these when I was teaching, the Pearson Text Analyser (PTA) https://www.english.com/blog/gse-text-analyzer/ Here’s a blog post about it https://www.english.com/gse/teacher-toolkit/user/textanalyzer I tried the PTA out on the first six paragraphs of this article from today’s Guardian, … Continue reading

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Monday, 7th June

1. Parents with a migration background: What does it take to raise bilingual children? is the title of the next lecture in the University of Leiden’s Language policy and practices in the Global North and South: Challenges, opportunities and future … Continue reading

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Friday, 4th June

1. A nice idea from Cambridge University Press that I’ve somehow missed hitherto, their annual Dedicated Teacher Award https://dedicatedteacher.cambridge.org/ Here’s an e-book with the global shortlist of sixty teachers (from nearly 13,000 entries) https://www.calameo.com/cupeducation/read/006433997c5be0a2d94a7 and here’s the even shorter shortlist … Continue reading

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Thursday, 3rd June

1. Another good thing with a long name: Intercultural Citizenship Education through Picturebooks in Primary ELT – ICEPELL for short! Their next symposium is on 7th and 8th June, starting at 09:00 UK time each day. Programme here (NB! Norwegian … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 2nd June

1. It’s that time of year again! Nominations for the ELTons Outstanding Achievement Award are now open until Sunday 27 June. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognises and celebrates people who have made a lasting, extraordinary impact on teaching and learning, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 1st June

1. First up today, a joint announcement from NILE and Ready to Run: the two organisations are now working together, and Ready to Run’s videos are now available from this page on the NILE website https://www.nile-elt.com/products/Ready_to_Run You’ll need to become … Continue reading

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