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The IATEFL BESIG Resource Guide

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

To help teachers everywhere find good Business English materials, for a limited time. IATEFL Business English Special Interest Group  (BESIG) and its members are compiling and sharing all of our Business English resources. We hop...

The Lingua+ Project supporting teaching a host country language to migrant and refugee students.

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

Lingua+ is the project within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme that strives for bringing a more holistic approach to adult learning by merging important aspects of socio-cultural adoption with state- of-the- art methods in the host countr...

The future of language education in Europe: case studies of innovative practices

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

‘The future of language education in Europe: case studies of innovative practices’ has been prepared for the European Commission by NESET, an advisory network of experts working on the social dimension of education and training...

Hybrid teaching in times of Corona and afterwards

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

Hybrid teaching in times of Corona and afterwards is the English title of a free e-book in German entitled ‘ Hybrid-Unterricht 101 Ein Leitfaden zum Blended Learning für angehende Lehrer(innen)’ This e-book has been writt...

Teachit Languages

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

Teachit Languages is a growing collection of tried and tested resources for general French, German and Spanish, created and shared by teachers. Registration is free allowing access to PDF versions of some resources and receiving regular ne...

Corpora as open educational resources for language teaching

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

New article by Nina Vyatkina published in Foreign Language Annals, with a focus on languages other than English. The Challenge: Language teaching with corpora, large electronic collections of texts, has been found effective a...

EPALE Resource Kits

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

EPALE is a European, multilingual, open membership community of adult learning professionals, including adult educators and trainers, guidance and support staff, research...

Tools for Teachers and Learners

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

Tools for Teachers & Learners

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Free Virtual Summit hosted by the USA National Foreign Language Center on July 21-23

CERCLL-Sponsored Webinars Recordings for Language Educators

OECD: How might the coronavirus crisis be affecting foreign language teachers?

Programme & Abstracts for 14th Teaching & Language Corpora (online) conference (July 16-17) now available

EU commission on update of European Skills Agenda

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First expert meeting of ECML project “CEFR Companion Volume Implementation Toolbox”

Ton Koenraad

Passing on the latest (June 24, 2020)news published by the ECML project “CEFR Companion Volume Implementation Toolbox” – or “the VITbox Project” for short –...

British Council shifts Going Global 2020 event to online conference

mahesh bhandari

Going Global 2020 was set to take place on 29-30 June in London this year. Due to the intense effects of COVID-19, the British council has decided to cancel the...

New ECML resource website: CEFR-QualiMatrix – A quality assurance matrix for CEFR use

Ton Koenraad

The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe is pleased to announce the completion in both English and French of its CEFR-QualiMatrix...

Common Competence Framework: general teaching competences

Anna Turula

If you look at Section 1 of the CCF that was put together as a result of the CATAPULT project, you will see that there are four areas of expertise: general language...

British Council offers new support service

Ton Koenraad

In the context of the Corona crisis the British Council is running a series of free online events (Education exchange digital events) that bring together education...