• 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...

  • 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 | 22 May 2020 | | Hanna K Furre
  • We are delighted to be able to offer online alternatives to many of our scheduled face-to-face teacher development programmes for this summer, and to add some new courses to this provision.

    The NILE Online Summer Courses 2020 will be provided in July and August consisting of 45 hours tuition over three weeks plus 5 hours of social and professional interaction.

    The proposed courses will be led by the same greatRead more...

    0 comments | 05 May 2020 | Courses | Hanna K Furre
  • New NILE Online courses start April 20th!

    To enable as many teachers as possible to take part in our courses in these difficult times, we are inviting you to enrol as a group of three or more to take an 8-week NILE Online course for only £295 per person per course. That is a saving of £200 per participant!

    All you have to do is find two (or more) colleagues,Read more...

    0 comments | 09 April 2020 | Courses | Hanna K Furre
  • In memory of our outstanding alumna Erica Dirou, NILE and University of Chichester are proud to announce a full scholarship on the NILE MA in Professional Development for Language Education (MAPDLE), validated by University of Chichester, to be awarded each calendar year to an English Language Teacher or Teacher Trainer working in Egypt.Read more...

    0 comments | 31 March 2020 | Funding and Courses | Jason Skeet
  • 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
  • Many of you ask us which ELT qualification you should choose for the next step in your ELT career, the NILE's MA in Professional Development for Language Education (MAPDLE) or the Cambridge Delta.

    In this video, we look at the core components of the Cambridge Delta course and the MAPDLE.  The video is targeted towardsRead more...

    0 comments | 09 August 2019 | Courses | Carole Robinson
  • 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

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