3 opportunities for using mediation with young learners

Tim Goodier is a member of the core authoring group for the CEFR Companion Volume, and a consultant for the Council of Europe for the further development of the CEFR. Here, he shares...
Teaching Mediation with Tim Goodier

Teaching mediation in the English language classroom

In this series of articles, Tim Goodier talks about mediation in language teaching, learning and assessment. Today, you’ll learn what mediation is, how you can teach it and how it can benefit your...
using the GSE to fill in your curriculum

using the GSE to fill in your curriculum

We launched the Global Scale of English (GSE) five years ago – and it’s gone by in a flash. Teachers, institutions and ministries all over the world are using the GSE to help...
What will jobs be like in the future?

What will jobs be like in the future?

What do driverless car engineers, telemedicine physicians and podcast producers have in common? Just 10 years ago none of these positions existed. They are representative of a new technology-driven marketplace, which is evolving...
Aim-oriented teaching: Planning ahead for success

Aim-oriented teaching: Planning ahead for success

Our classes are often more successful when we’ve planned them with learning objectives in mind. In this post, Hugh Dellar explains how the idea of aim-oriented teaching and backwards planning can help you...

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