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If you teach young children you should check out this Thursday’s’ free webinar on  Using children’s literature to teach English.

The webinar will be led by Gail Ellis, who will present a range of picture books, look at how the technique of storytelling can help to develop children’s English and identify criteria to use for selecting…

This week Saleha Mersin, a School Improvement Specialist Coach from Keningau, Malaysia starts her Masters degree in ELT at the University of Warwick, thanks to the Hornby Scholarships and the British Council.

She faced tough competition winning one of only 11 scholarships awarded, worldwide.  This year’s other scholars come from Uruguay, Chile, China, India, Sri Lanka,…

Events in October and November

2014 KOTESOL International Conference Embracing Change: Blazing New Frontiers Through ELT 3 – 5 October 2014, Seoul, South Korea

International Conference on Advances in Education Technology – ICAET 2014 16 October 2014, Bandung, Indonesia

Colorful ELT for ASEAN Integration - CULI-LITU International Conference 16 – 17 October 2014, Bangkok, Thailand


Earlier this month more than 450 teachers from across Burma gathered in Yangon for the British Council 15th ELT Conference. The theme for this year’s conference, which is the largest of its kind in Burma, was Engage: Making Teaching and Learning More Engaging for All.

At the opening ceremony Kevin Mackenzie, Director of British Council…

An unusual commute to school

September 4, 2014

Tom Lyndon works as a mentor in Kota Kinabalu on the English Language Teacher Development Project.  One of the schools he visits is on a small island and he tells us about his unusual commute.   

Tuesdays are always early starts for me. This is the day I go to SK Pulau Sepanggar. I have…

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