Created: Friday, 10 February 2017 11:27
Matt Salusbury writes
Sue Blundell, executive director of English Australia from 2002–15 and occasional Gazette contributor, has been awarded Member of the Order of Australia. Her decoration, for ‘significant service to education, particularly to the teaching of languages, and to professional learning and tourism bodies’, was announced in the Australia Day Honours List on 26 January. As well as heading English Australia, Sue has served as a member of the Ministerial Coordinating Council for
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EL Middle East 2017: From Mountains To Medinas
Created: Monday, 09 January 2017 13:07
British Council Morocco’s Paul Harvey explains what has kept him in the country for eleven years, and what the future looks like for ELT
Kasbahs, ancient cities, labyrinthine medinas, Roman ruins, deserts, mountains and very, very long coastlines – Morocco really does have all these things and … there are also two British Council centres. One is in Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city, and the other is in Rabat, the capital and an hour and a half north, both on the Atlantic coast. Casablanca is Morocco’s business hub, but Rabat has the feeling of a large town rather than a metropolis. I have been working at the British Council, Rabat for eleven years, initially as a full-time network teacher and now as a freelance member of staff.
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