Category Archives: IATEFL

Meet the 2020 Pearson English Global Teacher Award winners

Meet the 2020 Pearson English Global Teacher Award winners

Every year we celebrate the great work of English teachers around the world. Our aim is to recognize those of you who strive to improve the lives of your learners and demonstrate a love of teaching. For us, it’s both fascinating and inspiring to hear about your challenges and successes – as well as your objectives […]

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 […]

Why you should apply for the Pearson English Global Teacher Award 2020

Why you should apply for the Pearson English Global Teacher Award 2020

Around the world, there are many talented and dedicated English teachers who deserve recognition. That’s why we run the Pearson English Global Teacher Award every year. We want to celebrate your achievements, recognize the positive impact you have on your students, and ultimately shine a spotlight on the great work that you do. In January […]

Pearson English Global Teacher Award 2020

Pearson English Global Teacher Award 2020

Happy World Teachers’ Day! There are so many amazing educators out there, changing students’ lives with hard work and enthusiasm – and we want to meet you!  That’s why we’re launching our 4th annual Pearson English Global Teacher Award, aimed at recognizing and celebrating the very best English language teachers across the world.  The five […]

Inspiring Teacher Award winner: Tetiana Kulynok

Inspiring Teacher Award winner: Tetiana Kulynok

Pearson English Global Teacher Award 2019 winner for Europe & Central Asia, Tetiana Kulynok is the emblem of a great educator. She has made it her mission to engage her students and make them active citizens in the community, even when times are tough.  Jeremy Harmer, author and methodology legend in the ELT arena, spoke […]

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 […]

Talking with Varinder Unlu about the importance of being more inclusive

Talking with Varinder Unlu about the importance of being more inclusive

Serving the needs of students with autism, ADHD, dyslexia and other learning differences can be a huge challenge for teachers. This is exacerbated when there is no support available and a general lack of knowledge and training on being inclusive in the industry. Unfortunately, in ELT, teachers and their students are often left to struggle. […]

Teacher Award winners share their highlights from IATEFL 2019

After 5 productive days of workshops, talks, and thought-provoking discussions, IATEFL 2019 has come to an end. We have left full of inspiration and look forward to sharing everything we’ve learned on the blog over the coming months. One thing which we are really sad about is saying goodbye to our Teacher Award winners. It’s […]

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

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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 […]

6 steps to exam success: Balance your teaching

6 steps to exam success: Balance your teaching

This is the second part of our exam preparation series: 6 steps to exam success. Read more about our first webinar with Lindsay Warwick in our post: 6 steps to exam success: Understand your exam. In this article, she’ll look at techniques and activities to help you find a balance and meet the needs of […]

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 – […]