Author Archive | Sylvia Guinan


IATEFL 2017 Forum on Digital Materials

A review By Will Leung This is a small forum consisting of three short presentations by Paul Slater, Laurie Harrison & Nick Robinson, and Paul Sweeney Peter Slater from the University of Brighton discussed how technology has changed / changes / will change language teacher education courses, particularly with regard to materials development. Based on class […]

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At IATEFL this year the SIG gave a scholarship for a roving reporter. Our winner was Will Leung who created a superb video of the event, along with some soon-to-be published reviews.   Here is a review of our PCE day, brought to you by our winner, Will Leung This PCE is an invaluable opportunity […]

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One Day to Go To Our PCE

By Marisa Constantinides And one more night – one more sleep to go! Some of us are here already delighting in the meetings and first hugs…   We come from far and wide – different people have said this already – like birds flocking back – or, to honour our location, like Scottish salmon 🙂 […]

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2 Days To Our PCE

    By Sylvia Guinan As you know, the LTSIG and TDSIG are preparing to welcome you to  Unlimited professional development with technology As you get organised, pack and travel, allow us to prepare you for the faces that you will meet from our joint SIG collaboration.   Can you spot who is who from […]

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3 Days To Our PCE

By Marisa Constantinides   Days to PCE & Nicola talks about her closing plenary “It’s a Wrap – Tying the Day Together”   After spending the day looking at how we can develop with the help of different tech tools and new ways of thinking, this plenary will pull everything together. I will also share […]

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4 Days to our PCE afternoon workshops

  By Nikki FoĹ™tová The afternoon of our PCE promises to be a beehive of activity with many practical concurrent sessions followed by hands on opportunities to try out ideas and talk to our presenters.     The Speakers and their workshops:   Andrew Nye and Anna Lloyd – Cambridge English Language Assessment The modern […]

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5 Days To Go To Our PCE

By Marisa Constantinides What is it that startups do and why do the big boys feel so threatened by startups? Nick Robinson and Jo Sayers, the team that makes up ELTjam, a new company which has taken ELT by storm, promise to shake us up with ideas of applying start up thinking to our course […]

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