TransformELT Team

Ukraine: PRESETT programme

Ukraine: PRESETT programme Ukraine In May 2019, Alan Mackenzie visited four universities in Ukraine in different cities (Kyiv, Kharkiv, Uman and Vinnytsia) to evaluate the PRESETT programme. This aimed to transform the pre-services teacher preparation course for English language teachers in Pedagogical Universities across Ukraine. An online survey of teachers and students comparing the traditional …

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James Thomas

Teaching Online. Don’t!

Teaching Online. Don’t! James Thomas If teaching means delivering information, leading discussions and helping students do exercises, it is time to rethink teaching processes for the online environment. The ideas on this page are an alternative to teaching classes online. They  can be applied to any subject in any language. Instead of being a sage on the …

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Algeria: English for employability research

Algeria: English for employability research Like other Francophone African countries,  Algeria is experiencing a growing demand for English. Plans have already been announced for the introduction of English at primary level and of English as a medium of instruction at university, although the potential role of English in Algeria is complicated by the deeply embedded …

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Alan Pulverness

Making the Pieces fit: ELT curriculum renewal in Cuban universities

Making the pieces fit: ELT curriculum renewal in Cuban universities Alan Pulverness – Director of TransformELT This article describes TransformELT’s role in helping to develop a policy initiative by the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education, with the support of the British Council, to review and revise the ELT curriculum in Cuba’s universities. It appears simultaneously …

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