• At NILE, the welfare of our students and staff is always our top priority. Following the UK Government’s announcement on the 4th of January of another national lockdown, and advice from our accrediting bodies, we will continue to keep the the course centre in Norwich closed to reduce the impact of the coronavirus.

    However, all staff are still working remotely, supporting our hundreds of online students whose courses are still running as normal.

    With the good news of a vaccine programme being rolled out nationally, we are hopeful and confidentRead more...

    0 comments | 05 January 2021 | | Hanna K Furre
  • In the NILE Insights into Digital Technologies for Language Learning panel discussion in August 2020, we began to become aware of the scale and spread of instances of Hybrid Learning – teachers working with learners who are in the physical classroom and other learners who are online at the same time – in language teaching organisations. We decided to investigateRead more...

    0 comments | 11 December 2020 | Events and Project | Thom Kiddle
  • Do you want to do your Delta Module 2 but are only teaching online at the moment?   Have you put off Delta Module 2 in 2020 because of uncertainty about face-to-face teaching?

    With new Cambridge Assessment guidance in place, it is now possible for you to complete your Delta Module 2 using online classes for assessment.Read more...

    0 comments | 07 December 2020 | Courses | Carole Anne Robinson
  • Thom Kiddle and Sean LeGault, CEO of ESE Malta, met for a virtual signing ceremony on December 3rd to establish the new NILE at ESE Malta partnership for the co-delivery of NILE’s teacher development courses at ESE in St. Julian’s, Malta starting in 2021.

    This will be NILE's second post-Brexit EuropeanRead more...

    0 comments | 07 December 2020 | | Hanna K. Furre
  • To celebrate our brand new course platform (shh, more on that later), the end of a … weird… year, and the fact that the holiday is nearing, we’re offering an early bird discount on the NILE Online courses* starting in January! Enjoy a 20% discount on course fees if you pay your deposit by December 20th. That's a saving of up to £99!Read more...

    0 comments | 27 November 2020 | Events | Hanna K Furre
  • Over the last month NILE has enjoyed being involved in the British Council’s Teaching for Success project in Tunisia. Our international team of trainers, working alongside a group of local Teaching Advisors,Read more...

    0 comments | 13 November 2020 | Project | Maria Heron
  • NILE's MA in Professional Development for Language Education goes from strength to strength.

    Although many have sadly had to reschedule or postpone their programmes and dissertations this year, some have managed to continue their post-graduate journey with fantastic results!

    The main academic board for the MAPDLE took placeRead more...

    0 comments | 25 September 2020 | Courses and Events | Alison Lake
  • Read Hugo Dart's personal reflections of NILE's 25th birthday celebrations: on marking 25 years in teacher development in the middle of a pandemic.

    It was supposed to be perfect. Three days in Norwich, listening toRead more...

    0 comments | 15 September 2020 | Events and Guest Blogs | Hugo Dart
  • At NILE, the welfare of our students and staff is always our top priority. Following UK Government guidelines and advice from our accrediting bodies, we have decided to temporarily close the course centre in Norwich to reduce the impact of the coronavirus.

    However, all staff are still working remotely, supporting our hundreds of online students whose courses are still running as normal.

    While we are still hopeful and confident that we will soon be able to return to our teaching facilities in Norwich, we are also aware that there are many variables out of our handsRead more...

    0 comments | 14 August 2020 | | Hanna K Furre
  • 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

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