• NILE has delivered the MA in Professional Development for Language Education (MAPDLE) for more than 20 years, a programme that has been followed by over 700 teachers, trainers and language educators from over 40 different countries. In January and February 2017, we are pleased to offer three modules face to face in South America.

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    0 comments | 14 November 2016 | Courses | Hanna K Furre
  • The Study Rooms, Macmillan Education and NILE are working together to bring high-quality teacher development programmes to language teachers throughout Greece. This exciting partnership will be launched with a series of teacher development events led by NILE Senior Trainer, Maria Heron.

    In November 2016, teachers can join a range of workshopsRead more...

    0 comments | 07 October 2016 | Courses and Events | 83
  • Join us for the very first NILE webinar of the new academic year. Claudia Rey invites you to explore 'thinking routines' and provides strategies for learners' to develop thinking skills. Read more...

    0 comments | 30 August 2016 | Events | Sarah Mount
  • After massive interest and fantastic feedback on our pilot Power-up course, we are very happy to be able to offer another Flipping Your Classes course with Russell Standard.

    The Power-up series offers specialised three-week online course delivered on the NILE Online platform, with webinars at the beginning and end of courses and assignments with detailedRead more...

    0 comments | 19 August 2016 | Courses | Hanna K Furre
  • Every year during the busy summer season, we provide a Visiting Speaker Programme to offer our participants another dimension to their course and inspire them in their ELT career.

    There are at least one visiting speaker during each face-to-face course and the format depends on the speaker's preference.  NILE's Maria Heron has invited some of the top names in ELTRead more...

    0 comments | 04 July 2016 | Events | Hanna K. Furre
  • NILE was founded in 1995 on outward-looking and all-welcoming principles and we have enjoyed 21 years of friendship and collaboration with teachers and other education professionals across Europe and around the world.

    There is no way the referendum decision will impact on our beliefs in that regard, other than making them stronger.

    At NILE, we are profoundly shocked at the democratic decision taken by the people of the UK, but will work undiminished with all our friends and partners to ensure NILE has a place in Europe as well as welcoming people from all countries to work, share and develop with NILE, in Norwich and internationally.

    0 comments | 24 June 2016 | | Thom Kiddle
  • Join us for the last NILE webinar before the end of term! Senior Trainer Tom Sarney invites you to discuss and suggest practical ideas to get your students speaking in the classroom.

    UPDATE: recording now available!Read more...

    0 comments | 22 June 2016 | Events | Hanna Furre
  • As part of NILE’s 21st birthday celebrations with the motto NILE@21: Transforming Teaching, we are pleased to be offering a scholarship to the IATEFL conference in Glasgow in 2017.

    To highlight our commitment to global CPD in the field of language education, the scholarship will be awarded to a teacher-trainer working in an environment which has particular challenges. Examples of such challenges include, but are not limited to: regional conflicts, gender issues, environmental Read more...

    0 comments | 15 June 2016 | Funding and Events | Hanna Furre
  • Congratulations to AEXALEVI on launching the NILE-AEXALEVI partnership to deliver the NILE MA in Professional Development for Language Education in Argentina!

    Last Friday marked the official start of the delivery of the NILE MA in Buenos Aires, Argentina. NILE has worked with closely with AEXALEVI for a number of years, and we are very excited to be able to add Argentina to our growing list of South American centres that offers the MA.Read more...

    0 comments | 23 May 2016 | Courses and Events | Hanna K Furre
  • As usual, NILE had a strong presence at the annual IATEFL conference, this year in Birmingham. With nine presentations (some of the slides published below), the launch of our 21st birthday celebrations, a toast for the Macmillan-NILE partnership and countless meetings and networking events, the IATEFL conference means professional development and new opportunities for the whole delegation. Here, Maria Heron gives her personal account.

    This year’s 50th IATEFL conference lived up to my expectations and I came home buzzing with ideas and eager to discuss others with colleaguesRead more...

    0 comments | 29 April 2016 | Events | Hanna Furre