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
Entrance to Jeremy Deller's English Magic exhibition at the Venice Biennale 2013. Photo: Cristiano Corte
Emma Gifford-Mead, curator of the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale and exhibitions organiser for the British Council’s visual arts work, offers an insight into Jeremy Deller's exhibition 'English Magic'.
Language assistant Myriam Tremblay exploring Bakewell, Derbyshire, during her year at a school in Manchester. (Image courtesy of the author)
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.