What ELT conference attendees want

Some time ago my friend, colleague, one time co-presenter and writer, and two time guest (1, 2) on this very blog Michael Free contacted me. 3,685 more words


Upcoming webinars for ELT educators | Jan - Feb 2016

I wove a wrap for you with some webinars, using disparate threads I found across the net. I realise it’s a bit late in the month but as they say better later than never. 322 more words

2015 in review

I wasn’t planning to write a review of the year since I’ve not blogged as much, which was to be expected. I foresaw it at the end of… 1,387 more words


Teacher training: a waste of time?

Graham Hall is editor of ELT Journal and works at Northumbria University in the UK, where he teaches on Northumbria’s MA in Applied Linguistics for TESOL and MA TESOL programmes. 629 more words

Professional Development

Using project management principles in the classroom | IATEFL webinar summary + reflections

The reason I’m singling out this webinar out of the eight or nine events that comprised the IATEFL online conference which took place last weekend is its title. 866 more words

A call to women in ELT

Back in April, Russ Mayne and I gave a talk about women in ELT and we started a website called Gender Equality ELT. One of the things we planned to do with it was to create a reference point for anyone planning a conference and looking to feature more female speakers, particularly in the often poorly representative plenary speaker line-up. 370 more words