Is technology changing the nature of the teaching profession? Photo by cogdogblog on Flickr
Advances in technology offer the potential to expand access to education, but will online learning ever replace the need for teachers? Students in the Wade Deacon High School Senior Debating Society in Widnes, Cheshire, consider both sides of the issue, before their executive headteacher Pamela Wright OBE takes part in our debate on the same
Scrabble requires English spelling skills (Image credit: Daniel Greis via Flickr)
This week, brainy American youngsters have been competing in their National Spelling Bee, so what better time to ask Johanna Stirling, author of The Spelling Blog, to share three myths about English spelling from her recent British Council seminar?
Film screening (image credit: markhillary via Flickr)
Kieran Donaghy, an English language teacher based in Barcelona, has won the Innovation in Teacher Resources award at the 2013 ELTons. He describes how his business, Film English, has grown from using film in the classroom to help students learn English, to a fully-fledged online enterprise.
Teaching English is more than just a 'gap year' option - it's an entrepreneurial opportunity (Image credit: Mat Wright)
The ELTons are the only international awards that celebrate innovation in English language teaching. Before this year's award ceremony on 22 May, which will be live-streamed, we asked three entrepreneurs how they built their own English Language Teaching (ELT) businesses.
What do listeners hear when you speak in a regional accent? (Photo of 'The English Effect' exhibition.)