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Thursday, 27th October (Richmond)

1. Two free online courses from Alison – a company, not a person! An introductory one on Digital and Cyber Security Awareness https://alison.com/course/digital-and-cyber-security-awareness and another, a diploma level course, Diploma in Global Digital Literacy https://alison.com/course/diploma-in-global-digital-literacy Another 3,293 free online courses … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 25th October (Richmond)

1. Another good piece from the New York Times on Artificial Intelligence, A.I.-Generated Art Is Already Transforming Creative Work https://tinyurl.com/3yrxhntn “I typed in ‘carrot parrot,’ and it spit back a perfect image of a parrot made of carrots,” said Collin … Continue reading

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Thursday, 20th October (Cambridge)

1. Zoom evidently have an interest in this collection from the Harvard Business Review, Reimagining Work, which they claim will offer us “ways to reinvent how, where, and when we work; find more passion, purpose, and meaning in (our) work; … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 18th October (Cambridge)

1. Had AI (Artificial Intelligence) been available when you were at university, would you have used it for your least favourite subjects? Students Are Using AI to Write Their Papers, Because Of Course They Are is the title of this … Continue reading

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Thursday, 13th October (Richmond)

1. Teachers can change the world: scaling quality teacher professional development is the title of a recent Brookings Institution blog post which raises a number of the issues to do with teacher impact, cost and supply https://www.brookings.edu/blog/education-plus-development/2022/10/04/teachers-can-change-the-world-scaling-quality-teacher-professional-development/ and includes some … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 11th October (Richmond)

1. It’s The International Day of the Girl Child today. Here’s an UKFIET blog post which usefully brings together a number of the posts on the UKFIET blog on girl’s education https://www.ukfiet.org/2022/international-day-of-the-girl-2022/ Lots of other topics covered here https://www.ukfiet.org/blog/ 2. … Continue reading

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Thursday, 6th October (Cambridge)

1. First up, PDF of a piece for Black History Month from Harry Kuchah, the immediate past president of IATEFL, plus a map of Africa he used to make his point that his continent is not one homogeneous blob-cum-village. 2. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 4th October (Cambridge)

1. This Cambridge Element is free to download till this Friday, October 7th: Task-Based Language Teaching by Daniel O. Jackson https://www.cambridge.org/core/elements/taskbased-language-teaching/395B3D3B0F7078DF325579CC8314E38B PDF below just in case you have difficulty. Is Daniel O. Samuel L’s little brother, I wonder? 2. The … Continue reading

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Thursday, 29th September (Cambridge)

1. The novelist Hilary Mantel died last week. The London Review of Books have for the time being removed the paywall from the articles she wrote for them over the years https://www.lrb.co.uk/contributors/hilary-mantel This one, Royal Bodies, in which she refers … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 27th September (Richmond)

1. There’s an Uzbek focus to many of the articles in the most recent issue of HLT (Humanising Language Teaching) https://www.hltmag.co.uk/aug22/ Try Principles of Teaching Karakalpak Students English Speech Etiquette by Zoya Sarsenbaeva and Zernegul Uteshova, which seems to me … Continue reading

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