Dan O'Toole

Globe: A Virtual Home for English Language Educators around the World

Globe: A Virtual Home for English Language Educators around the World English Language Teacher (ELT) Professional Development is often a top -down process directed from education ministries using trainers or key experts to run workshops and deliver training sessions. One of the problems with such a blanket approach can be that content does not always meet the …

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Greece: Cosmopolitan Competencies Framework©

TransformELT is currently working on the third development phase of the Nikolopoleio Cosmopolitan Competencies-Citizens of the World © programme. The first two phases – launching and piloting – have been completed and TransformELT is now moving onto the full development of the competencies curriculum and its accreditation. The programme has already been met with increasing …

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Simon Greenall Award

Simon Greenall Award Globe is proud to announce its collaboration with the Simon Greenall Award, for projects that “bring people together through learning English”.   This is sponsored by International House World Organisation, Macmillan Education, and International House London. Globe has offered 12 month memberships to the runners up, which will enable them to develop …

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Coffee and Chat

The 18th of May marked a great moment in our Globe community. We opened the virtual café for the first time for a ‘Coffee and Chat’ event. Trainers from six different countries came together and talked about the challenges of taking teacher training events online. Whilst we all acknowledge that there is a place for …

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The Climate Connection

The Climate Connection In the latest podcast series from the British Council, Christopher Graham and Deepa Mirchandani talk about their forthcoming report Climate Action in Language Education, which brings together the reflections and ideas of hundreds of professionals working in the ELT sector. The Climate Connection is a ten-part podcast series from the British Council which explores the relationship …

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Embrace the Differences

In this recent article for ELT Action, Marjorie Rosenburg looks at the different ways in which individuals in the classroom approach learning, and  discusses how we can use varied methodologies to make sure that we reach them all.  Embrace the DifferencesIt is a given that different learners perceive, process, store and recall information in different …

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Cosmopolitan Competencies-Citizens of the World

Cosmopolitan Competencies-Citizens of the World We are delighted to announce the signing of an agreement with Nikolopouleio Schools of Foreign Language and Vocational Studies, Greece, to collaborate on their exciting venture ‘Cosmopolitan Competencies-Citizens of the World’. © Following the first two phases of launch and pilot, we will be working with the team there to …

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Africa Week 2021

Africa week 2021 TransformELT were delighted to be invited by the Department for International Trace (DIT) to take part in Africa Week 2021. This was a 5-day virtual event identifying opportunities for UK companies in selected African markets. Across five key sectors, the event showcased tangible business and partnership opportunities, helping to develop relationships between …

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