Category Archives: Events

Learn, Prove and Move with Pearson English at IATEFL 2020

Learn, Prove and Move with Pearson English at IATEFL 2020

With springtime heralding renewal, IATEFL 2020 will bring opportunity for ELT educators, institutional decision-makers, authors and publishers to come together to share new ideas, trends and innovations. Book your place now!  In 2020, we are is focusing on Employability and English. Our aim is to highlight the importance of developing soft skills alongside English to help […]

Advice from the experts at IATEFL

IATEFL 2019 Advice from the experts

IATEFL is one of the biggest conferences in ELT. Each year, around 3000 professionals from over 100 countries meet, mingle and get inspired during the 4-day event. Teachers, authors and publishers come together to share ideas, discuss new industry developments and learn from one another.  Last year at the conference we were lucky enough to […]

4 predictions from InnovateELT 2019

Predictions for the future of ELT

InnovateELT is over for another year – and what a buzz it was! There were so many debates, ideas and meaningful moments. Once again attendees took part in a lot of conversations and we’re sure some sparked bright new ideas that will have a positive impact on our future. Some of our highlights included Winnie […]

IATEFL 2019: Gallery Walk Highlights

IATEFL 2019: Gallery Walk Highlights

Can you believe it’s already been a month since IATEFL 2019? Before all those inspiring talks and great conversations become distant memories, we wanted to share with you some of the highlights from the Pearson Gallery Walk. You might be wondering what a gallery walk is – and you wouldn’t be alone! It’s a new […]

Live from IATEFL 2019

Live from IATEFL 2019

We are halfway through the week at IATEFL 2019 and having a blast! It’s been great to meet so many enthusiastic teachers and discuss the current trends and challenges in ELT. It’s buzzing everywhere you turn, with conversations on a wide range of topics from automated assessment and engaging teens with Live Classes all the […]

Working with academic discourse for University Success with Larry Zwier

Working with academic discourse for University Success with Larry Zwier

IATEFL 2019 is here!  The last speaker we’d like to highlight is Larry Zwier, Associate Director for Curriculum and Instruction at the English Language Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing. He will be talking about English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and how to prepare learners for academic success. His talk will take place on Thursday, […]

IATEFL 2019: Three technology-based assessment talks

IATEFL 2019 kicks off on Monday and we can’t wait!  Before the big event, we wanted to share with you some of the last remaining Pearson talks that will take place over the coming week. Check out the full programme and keep up-to-date on our dedicated IATEFL 2019 page. The following three sessions are all […]

Bridging the gap – work skills with a licence to thrill with Margaret O’Keeffe

Bridging the gap – work skills with a licence to thrill with Margaret O’Keeffe

IATEFL 2019 kicks off next week in Liverpool, UK. As the date of this year’s conference draws nearer, we are excited to present all the Pearson speakers on the programme. They will be sharing their knowledge on a range of topics from employability and AI to assessment and 21st-century skills. This time, we have the pleasure […]

Reading in the 21st century classroom with Philip Warwick

Reading in the 21st century classroom with Philip Warwick

IATEFL 2019 is just seven days away. The program is full of exciting talks, workshops, networking events and competitions. Today, we’re highlighting three activities that reading fans will love. First, join Philip Warwick for a workshop on using Pearson English Graded Readers in your classroom. Second, come and meet him for a chat at the […]

Mapping out the path to success with Hugh Dellar and Damian Williams

Mapping out the path to success with Hugh Dellar and Damian Williams

IATEFL 2019, one of the ELT industry’s most prestigious events, is fast approaching.  Taking place, from 2nd-5th April 2019 in Liverpool, it gathers English teachers from around the world. In anticipation of the conference, we are delighted to share with you some of the Pearson speakers on the program. Each one will be taking the stage […]

How to engage teenage learners with a multicultural video experience

live classes

As teachers, how many of us have struggled with trying to engage and motivate teenagers to learn a language? It is one of the most common challenges that teachers in secondary education face. Generation Z (or iGen, as they’re sometimes called) is a particularly hard nut to crack. What can we do to capture the […]

Helping advanced learners break through the glass ceiling with Steve Oakes

Helping advanced learners break through the glass ceiling with Steve Oakes

The IATEFL Conference, the annual meeting point for the international ELT community, is just a few weeks away. From 2nd-5th April 2019, more than 3,000 ELT professionals from all over the world will come together in Liverpool. Have you secured your spot yet? You can keep up-to-date with everything going on with our dedicated IATEFL […]

Breathing life into language learning for secondary learners with Amanda Davies

Breathing life into language learning for secondary learners with Amanda Davies

The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language or IATEFL Conference, taking place in Liverpool from 2nd-5th April 2019, is a major event that the entire ELT industry looks forward to each year. It gathers over 3,000 ELT professionals from more than 100 countries to share their experience, pass on their knowledge […]

Monitoring learners’ progress with Leonor Corradi

Monitoring learners’ progress with Leonor Corradi

The 53rd annual IATEFL conference in Liverpool is on the horizon and we couldn’t be more excited! Each year it brings together thousands of English Language Teaching professionals from all over the world with four action-packed days of engaging talks, hands-on workshops and lively social events. This year’s event is taking place from 2nd – […]

A look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018

most popular blog posts blog round up 2018

The last twelve months have flown by. We hope that you had a productive 2018 and that you found lots of interesting ideas and activities to use with your students using our blog and other resources. We’d like to reflect on last year by sharing twelve of the most popular blog posts. Have you read […]

2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award

2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award

We are extremely pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award. Celebrating the great work teachers do, this year’s award saw a record number of entries. We were truly humbled by the passion and enthusiasm you displayed. It’s clear that you are having a huge impact on the lives of […]