Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Issue 480 - May 2022

Minimum wage pay is leaching into year-round UK teaching posts

Minimum wage jobs are appearing in UK EFL even in year-round schools. The summer schools have long skated on thin ice when it comes to minimum wage (see opposite)...

Sounds like a good idea, but what’s the evidence?

Gill Ragsdale gathers answers from 30 years of phonics research Use of phonics can improve learning to read English...

This year’s IATFEL goes big in Belfast for its return to a face-to-face event

Come with educationalist Pete Sharma to take a sneak peek at some of the edtech exhibitors who will...

Getting the most from graded readers

Sue Leather explains the four essentials needed to set up your extensive reading programme No one disputes the benefits...

In memoriam of a great teacher

Teacher training colleague and close family friend Katy Salisbury remembers Alun Rees Alun Rees, the inspirational EL teacher and...

Minimum wage pay is leaching into year-round UK teaching posts

Minimum wage jobs are appearing in UK EFL even in year-round schools. The summer schools have long skated on thin ice when it comes...

Sounds like a good idea, but what’s the evidence?

Gill Ragsdale gathers answers from 30 years of phonics research Use of phonics can improve learning to read English as a second language, according to...

This year’s IATFEL goes big in Belfast for its return to a face-to-face event

Come with educationalist Pete Sharma to take a sneak peek at some of the edtech exhibitors who will be showing their wares As all eyes...

Getting the most from graded readers

Sue Leather explains the four essentials needed to set up your extensive reading programme No one disputes the benefits of extensive reading (ER) for English...

In memoriam of a great teacher

Teacher training colleague and close family friend Katy Salisbury remembers Alun Rees Alun Rees, the inspirational EL teacher and teacher educator, died aged 83 on...

Seasonal work warning

Does your summer job add up? asks Melanie Butler Language Travel giant EF is advertising for UK non-residential summer school teachers at “Minimum wage +...
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