On 12th January TESOL Greece held the annual Pitta cutting event at the theatre space kindly provided to us by the Hellenic American Union. The event was celebrated with a unique World Café workshop on ‘Teacher Motivation’ ran by none other than our very own Suzanne Antonaros. The ‘World Café Method’ is designed...

Teachers of English in Emathia had the chance to enjoy a feast for Christmas, combined with an original tribute to the 200th anniversary since Charles Dickens’s birthday (1812) featuring Mr David Gibson and Dr Luke Prodromou. The event was jointly organised by the ELT School Adviser for Emathia Mrs Calliope Kiokpasoglou and the State English...

City & Guilds, the leading certification body globally, with more than two million learners working towards one of its qualifications on a yearly basis, has been represented in Greece over the past four years through its strategic alliance with PEOPLECERT. In a global context where English language qualifications become increasingly important...

This came about through the Salvation Army programmes ‘By Your Side’ and ‘Adopt a Family’ which are designed to enable concerned people to help others badly hit by the economic crisis, and ultimately assist them towards independent living. In our case we evaluated the needs of the families we wished to help (visiting them at...

Bill Grueskin is dean of academic affairs and professor of professional practice at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He began his career at the Daily American in Italy, and then founded a weekly paper in North Dakota. He later served as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Baltimore, Tampa and Miami. As the Miami...

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