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Monday, 20th June

1. Apologies for the short notice for this one: the next Eaquals webinar is tomorrow, Tuesday 21st June, at 10:00 UK time. Arum Perwitasari and Joanna Wrzesinska will be talking about Resources to support writing for academic purposes More info … Continue reading

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Friday, 17th June

1. The Times Education Commission (TEC) – who appointed themselves to the task – have just published their report on ‘Britain’s whole education system’, Bringing out the Best: How to transform education and unleash the potential of every child https://nuk-tnl-editorial-prod-staticassets.s3.amazonaws.com/2022/education-commission/Times%20Education%20Commission%20final%20report.pdfContinue reading

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Thursday, 16th June

1. Some interesting thinking (and a webinar) from NESTA, Could early years tech support child development? https://www.nesta.org.uk/project/mapping-parenting-technology/could-toddler-tech-help-to-get-more-children-school-ready/ Register for the webinar here https://www.eventsforce.net/nesta/frontend/reg/thome.csp I think it’s fair to say that orthodox opinion hitherto has been that toddlers and tech don’t … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 15th June

1. There’s a number of TeachingEnglish webinars coming up in the next few weeks. They’re all listed here https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/news-events/webinars The first one in the list is this Saturday, 18th June, at 14:00 UK time, English Connects Action Research: Learnings from … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 14th June

1. This Friday, 17th June, is United Nations World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought and to mark this day the Language Centre, School of Languages, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary University of London will be hosting a webinar … Continue reading

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Monday, 13th June

1. The London School of Economics (LSE) are holding a festival this week: full details here https://festival.lse.ac.uk/ With a series of short videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK4elntcUEy2OUUr6Mv2N-goydqGyqr7t that includes How can we tackle digital inequalities? https://youtu.be/MVb3ehwsufc and How can we support climate resilient … Continue reading

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Friday, 10th June

1. Paddling in a US context is not, as it would be in a UK context, something that many people are anticipating with pleasure this coming sunny weekend (23°C today here in Cambridge) https://hechingerreport.org/state-sanctioned-violence-inside-one-of-the-thousands-of-schools-that-still-paddles-students/ Here’s an article with a bit … Continue reading

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Thursday, 9th June

1. An event at 18:00 UK time next Wednesday, 15th June, from Multilingual Matters and Goldsmiths College that sounds likely to be fun, the launch of the book, Liberating Language Education. Registration here https://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=13950 and more info in the flyer … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 8th June

1. An interesting sounding interactive event at 10:00 UK time this Saturday, June 11th, organised by colleagues from Vietnam in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, K–12 Vietnamese learners’ oral peer feedback in classroom L2 task-based interaction https://www.britishcouncil.vn/en/about/press/newsletter-articles/next-partners-innovation-webinar “During this webinar, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 7th June

1. The Cambridge Key Topics in Applied Linguistics series editors Zhu Hua and Claire Kramsch will be in conversation with Jerry Won Lee, discussing his new book, Locating Translingualism, this Thursday, 9th June, at 17:00 UK time. More info and … Continue reading

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