Thursday, June 13, 2024

Issue 468 - Jan 2020

Does learning languages open your mind?

Learning more languages makes you more flexible, open-minded and more likely to take the initiative in social situations, according to Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London) and Elouise Botes...

Teacher’s Pet

You’ve heard about the ‘flipped classroom’ but how about a ’flipped CELTA’? That’s the future of training, according...

Reading the academic rankings . . .

Melanie Butler explains the QS ranking system and how we arrived at our listing criteria At the EL Gazette,...

Leading in Linguistics and Language

Melanie Butler takes a look at the top schools for Master’s degrees in Linguistics and Language Most ELT-related Masters...

New UK government, new SELTs

One of the first acts of the UK Government, elected in December, was to appoint providers for the...

Global perspective

Gazette news editor Matt Salusbury’s selection of ELT news from around the world USA: Provision for English Language Learners (ELLs) in Chicago’s public school system...

UK international education writes letter to Boris Johnson

Shortly after the election of the new Conservative government in the UK a group of seven British organisations involved in international education signed an...

Where are all the native speakers?

Melanie Butler asks why international schools have swallowed the native speaker myth International schools are the latest employers to face a shortage of native English...

Top marks for Masters

Melanie Butler looks at the metrics that can help you choose your course What information does a teacher need to choose the best Masters course?...

An example of rank stupidity?

There are metrics which help you choose a Masters, but use them with care says Melanie Butler Recently I received a copy of a document...

Chalkface Champion

Monica Poulter is back in school. So, what has changed in forty years, asks Melanie Butler We first met on a Diploma course in IH...
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