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The majority of teachers have the perception that learning should be serious and solemn in nature that students should sit still all the time and that fun, humour and laughter do not play a role in learning. However, the field of language teaching has seen a drastic change moving from the classic educational model to the most flexible and communicative...

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  We are very excited to invite you to participate in the teachers’ development workshop “Implementing Socratic Seminars in the classroom”. Distinguished  teacher-trainer John Zola will facilitate the two full-day workshop at the International School of Athens on the 5th and 6th of May 2018. The Socratic Seminar is a text-based, student- led...

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Pearson 2017 Research Call is now open and available at https://pearsonpte.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Research-Call-2017-Dean-Craig.pdf. The purpose of the call is to contribute to the validation of the Global Scale of English (GSE) and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic). The deadline for submitting proposals is 30th January...

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Υπόθεση επίθεσης μαθητή εναντίον δύο καθηγητών εξετάζει μετά από καταγγελία η Αστυνομία Λάρνακας. Το επεισόδιο συνέβη χθες το μεσημέρι σε λύκειο της Επαρχίας Λάρνακας. Σύμφωνα με την καταγγελία, ενώ ο μαθητής  βρισκόταν έξω από την τάξη, δέχθηκε παρατήρηση από δύο καθηγητές γεγονός που φαίνεται να τον εξαγρίωσε με αποτέλεσμα να  αντιδράσει βίαια  εναντίον...

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A new report says Europe leads the world in English language proficiency, followed closely by Asia.   The Netherlands continues for the second year to have the best non-native English speakers, while Laos had the lowest English proficiency rate of any country.   These are just some of the findings from the 2017 English Proficiency Index report. The...

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