Thousands of Americans find work overseas every year. Many of these people find work teaching English to people who speak foreign languages. Many industrialized nations provide English instruction to students of all ages through national education systems. The ability to communicate with English-speaking countries has contributed greatly to increases in prosperity and business relations for many nations around the world.
Education Students Boost Reading Skills of English Language Learners at Elementary School
Tina Howlett, an assistant professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages, had noticed that many of her students did not have direct experiences working with diverse student populations. So, she built a service-learning component into one of ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:04:00 GMT
Milan maths teacher finalist for Global Teacher Prize
(ANSA) - Rome, December 13 - A Milan maths teacher, Lorella Carimali, is one of 50 finalists for the annual Global Teacher Prize 2018, a one-million-dollar award sponsored by the Varkey Foundation. The prize, now in its fourth edition, this year received ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:46:00 GMT
English Teacher at Top School in China Fired Over Sexual Abuse Allegations
alumni have penned an open letter to the school?s administrators responding to backlash over the sexual misconduct allegations made against high school English teacher James Mikkelson. Haeryun Kang, a former student at SAS, one of the top international ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:11:00 GMT
Kati Häkkinen ? Finnish Women Abroad network in Bangkok
We all, living abroad ... Now English and Thai are their school languages which they?ve learned to also write and read. They didn?t have that skill yet in Finnish so I hired a Finnish Au-pair who studies to become a language teacher for those who ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Speech by SED at opening ceremony of Learning and Teaching Expo 2017 (English only)
It is my great pleasure to join you all today at the Learning and Teaching Expo 2017 presented by the Hong Kong Education City. First of all, I would like to extend my warmest welcome to all of you, especially the visitors who come from abroad. The ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:23:00 GMT
Teachers not trained properly to use English textbooks, says parents group
Mak said most teachers were in the dark as to how they were going to set English examination questions based on ... ?Even if we want our students or syllabus to meet international standards, it takes time to implement. This cannot be done overnight ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Dec 2017 19:02:00 GMT
Reform of English teaching and assessment in Asia Pacific supported by British Council
"As international exchanges and cooperation in the APAC region become increasingly frequent, British Council will continue to create opportunities for countries in APAC to communicate and learn from each other in the field of English teaching and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:18:00 GMT
Blind teacher wins top scholarship for social work
I had to take more time to study, and every evening when I returned to my dorm at the Nguyen Dinh Chieu school, teachers and student volunteers ... ?When I was at university, I dreamed that I would study abroad some day. The dream has now come true!?
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:00 GMT
New international study highlights shortfalls in primary attainment in English schools
in order to provide a more accurate international benchmark. It was shown that England compares well with other developed nations at primary-level maths, but trails behind the leading countries. To reach the top level of performance, 90 per cent of pupils ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:48:00 GMT
?Drill and kill?? English schools turn to scripted lessons to raise standards
This group of students are using these particular materials because they?re struggling with the English language, but most classes in the school have similar features ? children and a teacher working through printed lesson materials, a quick-fire ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:15:00 GMT