Great post on this debate and David Petrie takes a stance with some very good arguments and a good review of existing literature. What do you think? Make sure you click on “view the original” to read the rest of David’s blog post.
Ofqual, the exams regulator of the UK government, has confirmed that Cambridge ESOL’s Delta qualification for teachers is at the same level as a Master’s degree or a professional diploma in the European Union. This is a result of Delta being placed at level 7 of the UK government’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF), making it the only English language […]
An interesting blog post discussing Ben Goldacre’s recent article in the Guardian and his thoughts on research for education. Read Ben Goldacre’s article Bad Science here Watch his TED talk too Related blog posts Evidence-informed policy and practice – we should welcome it, but also be realistic! Research and Evidence in ELT posted by Julia Moore after an #ELTchat we […]
The concept of ‘demand high ELT’ was first introduced at IATEFL Glasgow in 2012 in a talk by Jim Scrivener, in which he told the story of the long conversations with Adrian Underhill and how they both felt that they needed to redefine or reshape their beliefs/ideas in terms of good ELT practice. Here are his slides from that talk […]