Athens, Greece: LanguageCert is pleased to announce a new addition to its already comprehensive English language qualifications’ portfolio, the LanguageCert Test of English (LTE). LTE is a high-quali...Read More
Over 1200 students attended the first Online Anti-Bullying Festival in Greece, organised by the QLS Network of Language Centres. To mark the 5th anniversary of its multi-award-winning Anti-Bullyi...Read More
On 27th April, about a month after the lockdown due to Covid-19 in Greece, I posted a questionnaire about the near future of English Language Teaching in Greece. As a teacher of English, as a Foreig...Read More
John H.A.L. de Jong is Professor Emeritus of Language Testing at VU University, Amsterdam, and owner/director of a consultancy business “Language Testing Services”. John graduated from Leiden Un...
Consultancy Corner by Maria Araxi Sachpazian
“Was I just bullied by this client, or did I imagine it?” Part A: What drives clients to behave like bullies?
By M.A.Sachpazian In an era when bullying (at schools and in the workplace) is largely and openly discussed and no tollerance is shown for bullying of any kind, it is rather odd that professional ...
Supporting those who teach learners with special educational needs: the role of the Academic Manager
In the last few years, emphasis on honing our teaching skills so that we can be effective teachers of all learners, regardless of their special abilities or weakenesses, has become the mainstream...
Online Courses Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cloud with a Silver Lining
Teaching Dyslexic Learners Online
Mind-mapping makes writing easier
Learning through video games
Teaching is more than teaching kids how to read and write
The new classroom environment, the online classroom, involves adapting the printed coursebook we have been using so far, to fit the needs and demands of online teaching and learning. When adapting ...Read More
Most teachers use a coursebook as the backbone of the course. More often than not, the coursebook provides the syllabus as well as the majority of the materials to be used in the classroom: usually ...Read More
Improvise, adapt and overcome: transforming coursebook material to meet the contemporary needs (and beyond)
It is said that there is an unofficial mantra of the U.S. Marine Corps which urges soldiers to improvise, adapt and overcome (Booth-Houle, 2020). As you wonder what marines and educators could possi...Read More
Have you ever found yourself in a state of displeasure as regards the choice of the ELT material you are using? Are your students struggling to learn, or even worse, uninspired? It’s common knowledg...Read More