• We were delighted to host a group of Russian IELTS teachers brought to us by Elena Pozhidaeva on our brand-new, fully-online Prepare your Students for IELTS course. This is a five-unit course covering all aspects of the IELTS test, with a particular focus on understanding and applying the writing and speaking criteria in order to helpRead more...

    0 comments | 27 July 2020 | Courses and Tailor-made Courses | Susi Pearson
  • We were delighted to host a group of Chechen school principals who were on a fact-finding mission about the UK education system. They visited a variety of local schools at primary and secondary level, both state and independent, as well as the University of East Anglia. They took lots of photos and asked many questions in order to gather information to report back...Read more...

    0 comments | 02 January 2020 | Tailor-made Courses | Susi
  • We were delighted to host a group of 19 Colombian state school teachers for a methodology refresher course in partnership with the Chilean Ministry of Education and the British Council. As well as their sessions at NILE on current approaches to teaching skills and revisiting key concepts in ELT, they visited a local secondary school and went on a mission to find ELT resources in Cambridge.

    They enjoyed..Read more...

    0 comments | 02 January 2020 | Tailor-made Courses | Susi
  • It was our pleasure to host a delegation from the Ministry of Education in Kazakhstan, who were on a fact-finding mission about the UK education system. As well as attending talks by local education professionals, they visited a local state primary and secondary school, and..Read more...

    0 comments | 02 January 2020 | Tailor-made Courses | Susi
  • It was a pleasure to work with a group of Chilean Teacher Trainers for a four-week Trainer Development programme, in partnership with the Chilean Ministry of Education . The academic programme focussed on contemporary approaches to teaching skills and language, as well as teacher training and mentoring skills, delivering both micro-teaching and micro-training during the course.

    They enjoyed a busy social programme which included..Read more...

    0 comments | 02 January 2020 | Tailor-made Courses | Susi
  • We were delighted to welcome a group of testing specialists from the State Testing Centre of the Republic of Uzbekistan for a 10-day Testing and Assessment course on aspects of educational measurement such as Assessing language skills and language systems; The CEFR in assessment; Item writing and analysis; Research Trends;  Technology in Testing and Assessment and Alternative Assessment Approaches. The group were able to work with NILE specialist tutors... Read more...

    0 comments | 02 January 2020 | Tailor-made Courses | Susi
  • With sponsorship from the El-Yurt Umidi Foundation, we were very pleased to welcome a group of teachers from universities across Uzbekistan for a 4-week professional development course in August. The teaching was divided into two-week blocks and teachers worked on three different areas: Teaching English for Specific Purposes; Teaching and Assessing Spoken English; and...Read more...

    0 comments | 17 September 2019 | Tailor-made Courses | Susi Pearson
  • We were delighted to host a large group of Italian students organised by the London School of English in Thiene, Italy - a NILE Language Teacher Education Partner, whose director, Julie Wallis, is a long-time NILE friend and visiting trainer.

    The students were here for a two-week project-based programme designed aroundRead more...

    0 comments | 17 September 2019 | Courses and Tailor-made Courses | Susi Pearson
  • We were delighted to host our first closed group to complete the Professional Award for Teacher Educatiors - a group of newly-appointed teacher trainers from Tunisia. They were a hardworking group, who were really committed to developing as professionals and were very keen to learn about and try out techniques and practices in teacher developmentRead more...

    0 comments | 08 March 2019 | Courses and Tailor-made Courses | Hanna K. Furre
  • In July, we welcomed a group of 40 primary and secondary teachers as part of our long-running partnership with the Comunidad de Madrid. This four-week course was intended to improve the participants’ own language skills; develop their teaching methodology and competences related to the bilingual context and  gain knowledge and first-hand experience of the English education system.Read more...

    0 comments | 01 November 2018 | Courses and Tailor-made Courses | Susi Pearson