The issues we care about in education

The issues we care about in education

International Women’s Day is just around the corner! We’re taking the opportunity to celebrate our amazing community of women at Pearson. We also want to raise important questions around diversity and inclusion in...
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...
How teaching needs to change to reflect modern demands

How teaching needs to change to reflect modern demands

In this article, Dr Ken Beatty talks about the importance of updating our teaching practices to reflect modern demands of our students.  Ken is the series consultant of Startup, a course that helps you...

What should you look for in an English placement test?

If you’re an English teacher, Director of Studies or school owner you’ll know the importance of putting students in the right group. Whether it’s a business English class, exam prep or general English...
Can a computer really mark an exam? The benefits of automated assessment in ELT

Can a computer really mark an exam? The benefits of automated assessment in ELT

Automated assessment, including the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), is one of the latest education tech solutions. It speeds up exam marking times, removes human biases, and is as accurate and at least...
Improving English For Panama’s First Bilingual Generation

Improving English For Panama’s First Bilingual Generation

We couldn’t be more proud to see Teacher Award Winner Pablo Santos continuing to do great work in Panama. Since joining us at IATEFL in Liverpool, he has been on national TV and...
Which exam is right for my students?

Which exam is right for my students?

A Guide to the Pearson Assessment Suite Are you stuck on which English exam or test to offer your students? You’re not alone – there are lots of different assessments to choose from and...

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...
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...
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...
How does the GSE help me (and why is it better to use it?)

How does the GSE help me (and why is it better to use it?)

The Global Scale of English (GSE) has a number of relevant uses for students, teachers, institutions and government ministries alike. It was designed, primarily, to give teachers more information about what students need...
An innovative test for young learners

An innovative test for young learners

A new tablet-based test for the next generation of young learners. We are very excited to introduce you to English Benchmark – a new type of fun, stress-free English language assessment. Designed for the...

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