In this series Greg Archer, the author of Mindset for IELTS, provides bite-size support for teachers new to preparing students for IELTS. In his final instalment, Greg gives some extra tips for the IELTS classroom. Using the Communicative approach Greg says that IELTS students are often completely focused on the test, so a communicative approach……

via An introduction to IELTS #6: Classroom tips — World of Better Learning | Cambridge University Press

Speaking as the schools body faces criticism, Amanda Spielman tells of anger at teens being given books for younger childrenSome secondary schools are failing teenagers from deprived backgrounds by giving them reading material for primary-age children, the head of Ofsted has warned.Amanda Spielman said she had been angered to find schools setting lower expectations for…

via ‘Schools give poor pupils easier texts’: Ofsted head’s list of areas to improve — Education | The Guardian

Essay Topic : Education in India Quotes by famous personalities: “Learning is not the product of Learning is the product of the activity of learners” – John Holt “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela “There is no school equal to a decent home and […]

via Essay Material for Education in India — Shiksha IAS Academy: Call @9986102277

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.https://schoolsweek.co.uk/labour-mp-joins-millionaire-tory-donor-to-open-new-free-school/

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