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How are you today? We all feel very busy sometimes whilst lacking the possibility to stop and enjoy the little things in life. Please, do it now! Inhale, exhale and read on to find out what we have in store for you, today! We kindly invite you to spent 2 days within the teaching community at the ELT FORUM conference and join special workshops prepared by our key note speakers for 2019 – Mario Rinvolucri, Chaz Pugliese, Hania Kryszewska and Judit Fehér. You will also

16th EALTA conference on Transitions in Language Assessment

Date: 05/31/2019 to 06/02/2019 Dublin, Ireland at UCD Applied Language Centre Keynote speaker(s) Michael T. Kane Talia Isaacs Detmar Meurers Event theme Language teaching Testing and assessment Inquiries email address Website address Event details Second language assessment is a dynamic field that has undergone a number of changes and transitions resulting from a range of factors. These include the emergence of different models of language competence, developments in the design, construction and delivery of tests, and approaches to the measurement of

Kennisbasis ready for implementation in your Pabo

Did you know that: The new kennisbasis has arrived and is ready for implementation in your Pabo. Please read it carefully as there have been some considerable changes since the previous version (as most of you know, since you provided valuable input and feedback on it). The Aptis test for teachers was carried out at most of the Pabo’s this year to check students’ level of spoken English with B2 being the minimum acceptable requirement. The group of primary teachers has already started

Vroeg Engels leren gaat niet ten koste van Nederlands

Basisschoolleerlingen ondervinden geen hinder van het leren van Engels vanaf groep 1 in vergelijking met leerlingen die later met Engels starten. Dat blijkt uit onderzoek van KBA Nijmegen en Expertisecentrum Nederlands naar de effecten van vroeg vreemdetalenonderwijs (vvto). Sinds 1 januari 2016 mogen basisscholen maximaal 15% van de onderwijstijd in het Engels, Frans of Duits geven. Dat komt neer op 3,5 uur per week. Naar schatting bieden 1400 basisscholen kinderen vanaf groep 1 een deel van het onderwijs in een andere taal dan Nederlands

British Council > new exams member scheme

British Council will present new exams member scheme Addvantage at Conference for Teachers in Utrecht on 28 March English language teachers from a diverse range of schools and institutions across the Netherlands are invited to attend the British Council’s Conference for Teachers held on Wednesday 28 March 2018 in Utrecht. Free conference registration filled up quickly with 150 teachers registered to attend. The day will mark the launch of the British Council’s new exams member scheme named Addvantage. Jody Hoekstra, Exams

The ESP-BE World Café

Exploring and Sharing Best Practices in English Monday, 9 April 2018, 10.00−17.00 Conversation around questions that matter is precisely what we’ll experience at the ESP- BE World Café. In an inviting café setting, we’ll grab a coffee, take a seat at a table and greet our fellow colleagues. On the café stage, our guest facilitators will inspire us and stimulate thoughts that will awaken our ideas around Best Practices in our field. WORLD CAFÉ SCHEDULE AND TOPICS TIMING ACTIVITY FACILITATOR* 10.00−10.15 Opening

Annual Meeting of Levende Talen

We hope to see many of our members during the morning session of the English Section at the Annual Meeting of Levende Talen on Saturday 7 April next, for which you are all kindly invited. It will take place at the ROC Midden Nederland, Vondellaan 174, 3521 GH Utrecht. Both our Chairwoman and Secretary will step down on that day and we urgently need new Board Members to keep our Board at full strength. To be able to keep our members fully

Workshops van Bureau MVT Nascholing in 2018

Bureau MVT Nascholing Bureau MVT Nascholing biedt vakinhoudelijke nascholing voor docenten Engels in het VO, MBO. Een deel daarvan is geschikt voor HBO docenten. Alle workshops zijn gevalideerd door Registerleraar.   In 2018 organiseert MVT Nascholing de volgende workshops. U kunt zich nu al inschrijven.   Teaching Speaking: new practices for the classroom – 11 januari Spreken wordt als vaardigheid steeds belangrijker in het onderwijs. Maar hoe kun je spreekvaardigheid in de klas efficiënt oefenen? In deze workshop maakt u kennis

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