• At the time of writing, we are all at different stages of the COVID-19 crisis but I don’t think there’s anywhere in the world where teachers haven’t been affected one way or another by it. In the UK, as in many other European countries at least, schools have been taking their first steps back into operation, although I won’t say normality. But no doubt some sort of normality will resume eventually. In this post I’d like us to consider what that normality might be and how it may be influenced by the extraordinary experiences we’ve had in the last few months. When we return in the next academic year are we really going toRead more...

    0 comments | 20 July 2020 | Events | Johanna Stirling
  • NILE and the University of Chichester are proud to announce that a full scholarship for the NILE MA in Professional Development for Language Education (MAPDLE), validated by the University of Chichester, is awarded in 2020 to Mohamed Ali Elsayed Khalaf.


    Mohamed is the first person to receive this scholarship,Read more...

  • How can language teachers free up more time in class for communication in the foreign language and allow students of all abilities the time and space to understand? The Flipped Classroom movement, first introduced by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams in the early 2000s, does just this. Russell Stannard has been a key figure in popularising the flipped classroom in language teaching,Read more...

    0 comments | 21 January 2020 | Events | Hanna Furre
  • Ready for Take-Off? NILE’s first Power-Up Launch Pad event: 15 Ways to Motivate your Learners

    It’s the beginning of the school year for many of us. Are you looking for ways to motivate and inspire your students? If so, come along to our free online event on 17th September: Power-Up Launch Pad I. You’ll hear five NILE trainers giving their best hints for motivating language learners and answering your questions. This event is to celebrate the launch of some exciting new courses in our Power-Up series of online courses.Read more...

    0 comments | 15 August 2019 | Events | Johanna Stirling
  • This Thursday, NILE's Johanna Stirling invites you to the webinar Teaching English Spelling: routes less travelled as part of the Eaquals webinar series.Read more...

    0 comments | 23 July 2019 | Events | Hanna K Furre
  • Join Carole Anne Robinson for an interactive webinar based on her recent workshop at IATEFL in Liverpool Tuesday 21st May!

    Carole will be focussing on ways to help us become more aware ofRead more...

    0 comments | 03 May 2019 | Events | Hanna K. Furre
  • Eaquals Accredited Members The British School FVG in Trieste and NILE took advantage of the annual Eaquals conference in Madrid to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on projects including teacher development, academic management, and research. The collaboration arose after discussions at Eaquals events over the past three years, and a mutual commitment to excellenceRead more...

    0 comments | 17 April 2019 | Events | Hanna K. Furre
  • We are delighted to announce that Power-Up: Drama Games in Language Teaching has won the prestigious English Speaking Union Language Award for 'Best Resource for Teachers' 2018!
    The ESU's biennial English Language Awards celebrate and reward the best in innovation and good practice in ELT, and the award ceremony took place in London on Tuesday 20 November.
    The award-winning 3-week NILE Online course is written and taught by David Farmer of Drama Resource, and after collecting the award he finds time toRead more...

    0 comments | 22 November 2018 | Courses and Events | Hanna K. Furre
  • As usual, NILE staff will travel to meet old and new colleagues around the world this spring.  Here's a quick round-up of where to find us over the coming months.

    Thom Kiddle, Dave Allan and Carole RobinsonRead more...

    0 comments | 21 April 2018 | Events | Hanna Furre
  • Read Maria Heron's thoughts on IATEFL 2018 in Brighton - not only CPD as we know it.

    Every year I look forward to what I enjoy most about IATEFL: talking to friends and colleagues from different corners of the world, attending presentations, having intimate meals with colleagues who I value and respect and going home with interesting thoughts and ideas. However, this year IATEFL was considerably more than that as I had the privilege to attend three very moving and thought provoking sessions.Read more...

    0 comments | 20 April 2018 | Events | Maria Heron

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