EAL in International Schools

Graham Smith is the managing director of The EAL Academy, one of the EAL Journal’s sponsors. In this post he reports on a recent International Schools conference that had much to contribute to the debate at home. Every three years ECIS (Educational Collaborative for International Schools) and ESLMT (English as a Second Language and Mother Tongue)… Continue reading EAL in International Schools

IATEFL reflections

  Nandhaka Pieris (NALDIC’s project officer) attended the IATEFL conference in Glasgow recently and sends this report. This post was originally published on Nandhaka’s personal blog. Happy Easter and happy reading!  ELT, EAL, INCLUSIVE PRACTICES AND SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS In this Inclusive Practices and SEND post, I am going to briefly round up the talks I attended… Continue reading IATEFL reflections

What is research and who is it for?

In the last of our mini-series of research blogs, Victoria Murphy asks what counts as research and whether everything that teachers are presented with should be given equal weight. Research comes in many forms, from reading reports of previous studies to carrying out randomised control trials (RCTs), and everything in between. There’s often an implicit… Continue reading What is research and who is it for?