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My Tech Travels with the LTSIG & CertICT

by Frances Walker Our CPD Scholarship winner Frances Walker describes her learning journey with Trinity CertICT with the Consultants-e upon finishing her challenging but rewarding course. Here’s her story: I came to teaching relatively recently, after being made redundant from a 10-year dead-end admin job here in Barcelona. After that door closed, at the age […]

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Learning Technologies in EAP Scholarship

  How can technology help us to prepare student for exams? We may be in the habit of thinking that educational technology is mostly used for fun, creative styles of learning that, somehow, fall flat when it comes to academia. This limited thinking, of course, traps us into focusing on short-term goals and missing the […]

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Nik Peachey – 3×3 interview – Part 1

Jo Hayes, our joint web editor, interviews Nik Peachey in our new 3 x 3 interviews series where she asks Learning Technology experts their views on all things EdTech in 3 short interviews with 3 questions in each. Nik Peachey is the author of Digital Video – A manual for language teachers: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/digital-video/id1025275485 , Web 2.0 […]

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Nothing is impossible

by George Drivas George Drivas shares his experience of introducing and implementing 1:1 (1 tablet: 1 student) in a school with a century’s tradition in education. Impossible: The word itself means: ‘I’m possible’ As recently as 2008, with the information and communication ecosystem rapidly changing, Doukas School was a traditional, demanding, yet forward thinking and […]

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From ‘hype’ to ‘huh… ?’

by Dimitris Primalis Ως ουδεν εστιν ουτε πυργος ουτε ναυς ερημος ανδρων μη ξυνοικουντων εσω “For neither tower nor ship is (worth) anything when empty, and no people are in it together” Sophocles, ‘Oedipus the King’ At the 24th IATEFL Hungary conference, I had the opportunity to attend a thought provoking plenary by Lindsay Clandfield on […]

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