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Do PGCE qualified English Teachers in International Schools in Asia teach (1) English as a Foreign Language, (2) English Language or (3) English Literature? Which variant is most in demand? To explain, I intend to get a PGCE in English with a view to working in International Schools in the future but are those schools…

via What does being an English Teacher in an International School actually mean? — TES Community

The Texas State Board of Education voted to remove several historical figures, including Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller, from the state’s social studies curriculum on Friday, reported the Dallas Morning News. High school students had formerly been required to learn about Clinton as the first woman to become the presidential nominee of a major political…

via Texas Board of Education Votes to Remove Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the State’s Curriculum — TIME

Do you have to be a native English speaker, and/or have gained your qualifications in the UK in order to get hired? Hello, I’m looking for some help on this issue – I am an experienced and fully qualified PE and Sports Teacher, with 20 years of experience in Secondary School and University teaching (Faculty…

via Do you have to be a native English speaker in order to get hired? — TES Community

Just read this article about Labour MP Frank Field and David Ross, Millionaire Tory donor. They are to set up a chain of Free Schools, incorporating some existing outstanding schools too.

via Frank Field to start new Free School business. — TES Community

Money lenders say people will borrow even more from families as firms cut lending after Wonga’s collapse.

via ‘The Bank of Mum and Dad will run dry’ — BBC News – Business

IELTS Essay Correction Checking

via IELTS Essay Correction: More and More Young People Are Becoming Jobless. — ELTEC English

Silvana Richardson and Gabriel Diaz Maggioli are the co-authors of our whitepaper on ‘Effective professional development: Principles and best practice’, one of the Cambridge Papers in ELT series. We interviewed them at IATEFL 2018, where they talked about their whitepaper, discussed their own professional development and how they work together. In their interview, Gabriel says……

via Advice on inspiring teachers’ professional development — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

In the first instalment of this article, Marcin Lewandowski discusses the importance of setting goals in the English language classroom and how they are the tools driving motivation behind both teaching and student learning. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill “I want to express my views clearly……

via Taking aim – the role of goal setting in an EFL classroom #1 — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press