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English now a top priority, says Cuba

01-11-2015 Hits:1 News Matt - avatar Matt

ANDREA PEREZ writes Cuba has declared that English language learning is to be a top priority for the island after years of neglect. Higher education minister Rodolfo Alarcon said in September...

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Examiners at Australian Ielts testing centres run by Ielts partner IDP Education will have to buy insurance covering them for AU$1 million worth of professional indemnity, register as small businesses and take a cut in income, according to the IDP Ielts Information Pack document leaked to The Australian newspaper.


The link between educational technology and better learning is not as direct as you might think, according to a report commissioned by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa).


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Book of the month - October 2015

Oct 2015

Classroom Management Techniques Jim Scrivener, CUP; 978-0-5217-4185-9 This 300-plus page teacher handbook is organised into...

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More than Big Ben and the Eye

Nov 2015

Claudia Civinini investigates parts of London that visiting EL students rarely discover DRAWING...

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